Barclays sponsoring reports on bank capital quality? From today's Wall Street Journal front page website - click for larger image to read the "Heard On The Street" tag in full:
Barclays, currently trading at 162p, passed a UK Financial Services Authority "stress test" last month. The result saw its house broker, Credit Suisse, lay a 'Buy' rating and target price of 170p/share on the firm.
Others without the commercial ties still have doubts - and a 46p target.
Still, someone in Barclays marketing department saw the funny side....
(Disclosure: short BARC)