Things we're reading today include ...
- VIDEO: IMF: 'uncertainty about the future'
- American Express and Walmart Launch Bluebird
- World Bank cuts East Asia GDP outlook, flags China risks
- McKinsey casts gloomy eye on world banking
- Race for top job at the Bank narrows as three drop out
- Bleak future for the banks of tomorrow
- Amex and Walmart challenge retail banks
- Banking giant Barclays agrees to buy ING Direct UK