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Chris Rock and Adam Sandler in the Netflix original film "The Week of."

Audiences think Netflix original movies are ‘meaningfully worse’ than most studio releases

Audiences see Netflix original films as "meaningfully worse" in quality than the releases of most major films studios, according to new research from Barclays. Netflix ranked sixth overall in median IMDB audience score, behind the top five studios at the global box office.

These are the 28 biggest banks in the world — each one with more than $1 trillion of assets

Banks with big retail operations dominate the list, meaning investment banking giants including Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, and UBS miss out on the $1 trillion mark, ranking 35th, 34th, and 38th respectively.

A former trader accused of manipulating a multi-trillion-dollar market compares his alleged rigging to a ’rounding matter’

In a recent courtroom testimony, ex-Barclays trader Colin Bermingham compared his alleged market rigging to a "rounding matter." Bermingham is accused, along with a handful of other individuals, of rigging the euro interbank offered rate — or Euribor — between 2005 and 2009.
Barclays chairman John McFarlane is said to have considered the deal.

Barclays has reportedly ‘kicked around’ the idea of merging with Standard Chartered

The possible deal is one plan being considered to ward off the activist investor Edward Bramson, who has built a 5.4% stake in Barclays. Neither side has issued statements to shareholders, suggesting no serious talks have taken place.
FILE PHOTO: A Barclays bank office is seen at Canary Wharf in London

Charges against Barclays over its 2008 Qatari rescue deal have been dismissed

The bank believes that the Serious Fraud Office, which brought the charges, will attempt "to re-instate these charges by applying to a High Court Judge to re-commence proceedings via a new indictment of the same charges."
Carlo Palombo.

A former trader accused of rigging the market says being a vice president at Barclays is like working at McDonald’s

In a recent courtroom testimony, ex-Barclays trader Carlo Palombo likened being a vice president at Barclays to working at McDonald's. Palombo is accused, along with three other individuals, of rigging the euro interbank offered rate — or Euribor — between 2005 and 2009.
Barclays' CEO Jes Staley arrives at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain January 11, 2018.

Barclays CEO Jes Staley fined $870,000 for trying to unmask an anonymous whistleblower

Last year, Staley was paid a total compensation package of around £3.8 million ($5.2 million), so Friday's fine represents around 17% of his overall pay.
Barclays' CEO Jes Staley arrives at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain January 11, 2018.

The CEO of Barclays is being fined for trying to unmask an anonymous whistleblower

Barclays' board was sent an anonymous letter raising concerns about Staley's decision to hire a senior executive. Staley then tried to identify the author.
Former Apple chief executive Steve Jobs holds an original iPhone, one of the biggest technological breakthroughs of modern times.

This chart shows every major technological innovation in the last 150 years — and how they have changed the way we work

Since 1760, productivity — measured in output per hours — has increased almost 30 fold.

Bitcoin investors fall into one of these 3 categories

Barclays says the crypto craze spread much like an epidemiologist would expect a virus to propagate.