William E. Simon, 71
Secretary of treasury, 1973-'77; now chairman, William E. Simon & Sons, a private investment firm
"Glass-Steagall will be forever forgotten, which it should have been a long time ago. I tried to get rid of it when I was in government."
(On the formation of Citigroup): "I'm from Missouri on that one. It's a big job putting Citicorp and Travelers together. They claim two and two will make six."
(On financial conglomerates in general): "We will have deconglomerization. They are not efficient. We have a free economy; it strives for efficiency. That's where little companies spring up."