Omicron Pushes Wall Street Toward Work-From-Home Future

As the new year begins, Wall Street bankers find themselves in a familiar spot: working at home.

Since the Omicron variant emerged, banks have hit the brakes on bringing workers back to the office. JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Wells Fargo & Co. and Jefferies Financial Group Inc. have told employees they can start 2022 at home, at least for a few weeks.