Citigroup to Cut 11,000 Jobs Just Before the Holidays

Robert Kessler · 12/05/12 12:23PM

It's about to be the worst Christmas ever for more than 11,000 Citigroup employees, who will soon be unceremoniously dumped by their Grinchly employer during the happiest time of the year.

Citigroup Suddenly Has Grave Fears for the Constitution

Jim Newell · 01/12/12 01:13PM

Most of the big banks have kept quiet after President Obama controversially recess-appointed Richard Cordray to his throne atop Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. We still don't know how much this new bureaucracy will annoy the banks, but one can assume they were just fine with the previous arrangement, in which congressional procedural gimmicks were used to block it from ever taking formation. But then yesterday, something wonderful happened: Citigroup's lobbyist chimed in with a passive-aggressive blog post about the whole issue!

How to Steal 200,000 Bank Accounts With Your Web Browser

Adrian Chen · 06/14/11 09:53AM

You know what should be one of the hardest things in the world to do? Break into a bank and make off with tens of thousands of bank accounts. But hackers waltzed into Citigroup's website and did just that without breaking a sweat.

All Smokers Will Die or Quit By the Year 2045

Adrian Chen · 01/09/11 03:41PM

There could be no smokers in 30-50 years, according to a Citigroup analysis of declining smoking rates in Britain. Some day we may have to explain to our genetically-enhanced children what smoking was before plugging them in at night.

Embarrassing PowerPoint Résumé Actually Works

Maureen O'Connor · 12/01/10 02:41PM

Eager for work in the financial industry, an MBA student fired off a PowerPoint presentation entitled "9 Reasons Why You SHOULD Hire Me As Your Investment Banking Analyst." And, because, "Passion Is Business," she reportedly landed several interviews.

Meet the Hot Banker Allegedly Fired For Being Too Hot

Maureen O'Connor · 06/02/10 03:31PM

"Everything about Debrahlee Lorenzana is hot. Even her name sizzles," writes the Voice in a profile of the hot banker fired for being "too distracting for her male colleagues to bear." Her lawyer even has photographic evidence of said hotness.