Linda Kaplan Thaler

"It just looks like a lot of breast-beating, but doesn't really get to the heart of how has this company changed in a way that I can find them trustworthy?"

CEO of the ad agency Kaplan Thaler Group, on Goldman Sachs' latest ad campaign

Anthony Scaramucci

"I'm a registered Republican. I'm a fairly free-market person. But that doesn't mean I don't have a good relationship with Oliver Stone."

Founder of the hedge fund Skybridge Capital on his cameo in Stone's film "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps"

Carlos Minetti

"At some point those students are going to own deposit products, they are going to own a credit card and we will offer those products to them."

President,consumer banking, at Discover Financial, on cross-selling opportunities after the acquisition of Student Loan Corp.

John Koelmel

"I'd much rather be competing and winning in a growing, more robust economic environment than trying to just take a bigger slice of a stagnant pie."

CEO of First Niagara Financial Group, on his ambivalence about his company's recent string of acquisitions

William Porter

"The attraction lies in the car-crash element."

Official at Christie's South Kensington auction house, on the high price (roughly $111,700) collectors paid for two metal signs from Lehman Bros.' former U.K. office

Rep. Spencer Bachus

"They basically endorsed what is a highly mismanaged Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which I think ought to be called the Credit Allocation Bureau."

Alabama Republican, reiterating his criticism of the Independent Community Bankers of America for not opposing the CFPB

Donald Murray

"I don't see a lot of opportunities for businesses to take advantage of this. Most of them are not struggling for capital, they're struggling for customers."

CEO of Commerce Bank of Temecula Valley, commenting on the impact a new $30 billion loan program will have on small-business lending

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