Wall Street Roundup: The enemy within. Playing the victim.


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Gold: Trading now at $1,539 per ounce, down 0.1% from Friday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 12063.96, up 0.5% from Friday.

The enemy within. Federal bank regulators have stepped up their use of watchdogs embedded within the banks -- eating in the same cafeterias as the bankers they are overseeing.

Playing the victim. The New York Post thinks Wall Street banks are trying to recast themselves as the victims of recent regulation.


Tribune Co.’s bankers. A review of a new book by former Los Angeles Times editor James O’Shea about the bankruptcy of the Tribune Co. (which owns the Times) looks at the ugly role that banks such as JPMorgan Chase played.

-- Nathaniel Popper