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Sergio Ermotti
"I don't think there are many people who are perfect."

CEO of the Swiss banking giant UBS, taking a swipe at bank-bashers in Europe.

Sallie Krawcheck
"It's not that we've even gone sideways, as we have in corporate America. We've gone backwards."

Former Bank of America and Citigroup executive who owns the women's network 85 Broads, arguing that the financial crisis left Wall Street less diverse.

Binyamin Appelbaum
"The voice is the voice of Janet Yellen. The words are still basically the words of Ben Bernanke."

New York Times reporter, in a tweet after the new Federal Reserve chair appeared before Congress for the first time.

U.S. Rep. Dan Webster
"This is more than just NSA-style; this is more Gestapo-style collection of data on individual citizens who have no clue that this is happening."

Florida Republican, who later apologized for comparing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to the Nazi secret police, over how the regulatory agency is collecting people's credit report information and other personal data.

Marc Andreessen
"Personal computers in 1975, the Internet in 1993, and - I believe - Bitcoin in 2014."

Co-founder of Netscape and partner in the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, who has invested about $50 million in Bitcoin-related startups.

Ted Peters
"Some banks prefer to go in like Attila the Hun. That's not us."

CEO of the acquisitive Bryn Mawr Bank, describing its M&A style as cautious and thoughtful.

Michael Corbat
Citigroup CEO, discussing allegations that employees in the company's Mexican unit committed fraud.

Citigroup CEO, discussing allegations that employees in the company's Mexican unit committed fraud.

Richard Hunt
"Four agencies with three answers. Until I see it, I don't expect regulatory coordination."

President of the Consumer Bankers Association, on banking regulators sending mixed messages about deposit-advance loans.

Jon Stewart
"Goldman Sachs is going to have a nuclear weapon before Iran!"

Host of "The Daily Show," in a jab at the investment bank's uranium positions.