Daily Archives: December 10, 2009

John Gapper

The attack by Jeff Immelt, General Electric’s chief executive, on “meanness and greed” among business leaders is an interesting straw in the wind.

His speech at West Point coincided with the decision by Alistair Darling, the UK chancellor of the exchequer, to levy a 50 per cent windfall tax on the bonus pools of banks operating in Britain.