"Who's going to push us around the old folks' home? It's not our coworkers."
Executive vice president at Capital One, on why it's a mistake to sacrifice a personal life for a career
"It's a little disconcerting, when armed with 10 fingers and 10 toes, you can miss a number like that."
Compensation consultant, on Bank of America's disclosure that it had $4 billion less in regulatory capital than it thought
"We don't have any real transparency into how they arrived at that number."
Chief financial officer for Zions Bancorp., after it unexpectedly failed both of the government's stress tests
"Even though the current market size is too small to cause systemic risk, it has the potential to grow to a sizable market in a short amount of time."
International Organization of Securities Commissions, an umbrella group for securities regulators around the world, in a report on peer-to-peer lending
"You can expect that before too long a significant financial institution will be charged with a felony or be made to plead guilty to a felony, where the conduct warrants it."
U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, on the lack of criminal prosecutions related to the financial crisis
"Maybe when people go into financial services, they should have to live with a homeless family for a while or stand in the unemployment line for a few weeks."
Former chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., calling on the industry to address the cultural disconnect between Wall Street and Main Street
"Both PCs and physical wallets will be museum pieces by the end of the decade. Our phones, in whatever form they morph into, will replace both."
Vice president of technology for Safe America Credit Union, on the importance of offering mobile personal financial management tools
"Making the world economy sound enough to support U.S. rate hikes during the next five years, while not impossible, is pretty darn close to it."
Economist forecasting a high probability that short-term interest rates will remain close to zero for the rest of this decade