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British banker goes ‘American Psycho’ in Hong Kong

Rurik Jutting psycho

The excesses of 1980s New York investment banking as captured best (and with just a dose of hyperbole) by Bret Easton Ellis’s American Psycho may be long gone in the US, but they certainly are alive and well in other banking meccas, such as the one place where every financier …

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The Banker

[youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peX4dBEF0Vg[/youtube]   Hello, my name is Montague William 3rd And what I will tell you may well sound absurd But the less who believe it the better for me For you see I’m in Banking and big industry For many a year we have controlled your lives While …

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Another banker dies under suspicious circumstances

Police Geert Tack

52-year-old Belgian Geert Tack – a private banker for ING who managed portfolios for wealthy individuals – was described as ‘impeccable’, ‘sporty’, ‘cared-for’, and ‘successful’ and so as Vermist reports, after disappearing a month ago, the appearance of his body off the coast of Ostend is surrounded by riddles… Tack disappeared on …

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The global central banker directory

If there’s printing going on in your neighborhood Who you gonna call? CENTRAL BANKERS! If a loaf of bread costs a trillion bux Who you gonna call? CENTRAL BANKERS! The Newer New Normal in paper destruction has arrived, and Benny and the Inkjets will soon learn that the one response …

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The Clintons and their banker friends

Hillary Clinton Wall St

The past, especially the political past, doesn’t just provide clues to the present. In the realm of the presidency and Wall Street, it provides an ongoing pathway for political-financial relationships and policies that remain a threat to the American economy going forward. When Hillary Clinton video-announced her bid for the Oval Office, …

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9th top level banker found dead within weeks

Dead men tell no tales

The dismal trail of dead bankers continues. As The Journal Star reports, a successful Lincoln businessman and member of a prominent local family died last week. Former National Bank of Commerce CEO James Stuart Jr. was found dead in Scottsdale, Ariz., the morning of Feb. 19. A family spokesman did not say what …

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Another JP Morgan banker ‘murder-suicided’

Michael Tabacchi JP Morgan murder suicide

A JPMorgan Chase associate and his wife were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in Closter, New Jersey on Friday evening. According to the Bergen County prosecutor John Molinelli, Michael Tabacchi, 27, allegedly killed his wife, Iran Pars Tabacchi, 41, who also went by “Denise.” “Autopsy on Closter couple shows …

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Vietnamese banker sentenced to death for fraud

Vietnam money

A Vietnamese former banker and his business associate have been sentenced to death for their part in the embezzlement of $25 million, state media has reported. The pair were among 11 defendants in the nine-day trial in Ho Chi Minh City, state media reported on Saturday, in a case that …

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Banker pleads guilty to Libor manipulation

City of London

Editor’s note: These criminal bankers need to be jailed for life, no more cash settlements. Essentially they pay the settlements with the money they stole from the crime that they were convicted of or the bill is footed by shareholders of the bank. A senior banker from a British bank has admitted conspiracy …

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Third banker commits suicide this week

Mike Dueker

Mike Dueker chief economist at Russell Investments A third banker has committed suicide within the space of a week, once again prompting speculation that some kind of financial collapse could be just around the corner. “Mike Dueker, the chief economist at Russell Investments, was found dead at the side of …

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Bankers dishonest by training, not by nature: study

Banker smoking cigar USD dollar

A Swiss study has set out to establish once and for all whether bankers are scheming, untrustworthy scoundrels. The study of more than 200 international bankers put their honesty to the test and found them to be fundamentally decent human beings, until they were reminded about what they did for …

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JP Morgan bankruptcy lawyer killed in hit & run

Joseph Giampapa

The banker suicide saga has just reached a new level as a top level JP Morgan attorney has been exterminated in a hit & run incident involving a minivan. JPM attorney Joseph Giampapa was killed over the weekend when he was struck by a minivan in a hit and run incident. Giampapa …

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7th top level banker ‘commits suicide’

JP Morgan Hong Kong

Yet another banker has committed suicide, with a JP Morgan forex trader leaping to his death from the top of the firm’s Chater House headquarters in Hong Kong. Over the past few weeks at least seven bankers have died under mysterious circumstances, including another JP Morgan senior manager who jumped …

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Millions across Europe protest banker induced austerity

Europe austerity protest

Massive anti-austerity strikes and protests swept across Europe as millions took to the streets to express their frustration over rising unemployment and dire economic prospects. Many rallies ended with violent clashes with police. Workers marched in 23 countries across Europe to mark the European Day of Action and Solidarity. General …

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Top level bankers now being openly murdered

Benedict Philippens

In the beginning it was banker suicides. Then about two weeks ago, suicides were replaced by outright murders after the execution-style killing of the CEO of a bank in otherwise sleepy (and tax evasive) Lichtenstein by a disgruntled client. Then on Friday news hit of another execution-type murder in just …

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Another ex-CEO banker found dead along with wife and daughter

ABN Amro

A mere two weeks since former JPMorgan banker, Kenneth Bellando jumped to his death, Bloomberg reports that the former CEO of Dutch Bank ABN Amro (and his wife and daughter) were found dead at their home after a possible “family tragedy.” This expands the dismal list of senior financial services executive deaths to …

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Central banker appointed as Prime Minister of Ukraine

Arseniy Yatsenyuk Ukraine

A reshuffled Ukrainian Parliament installed following a coup last week has voted to appoint Arseniy Yatsenyuk as the new prime minister of the country. Yats, as Victoria Nuland, the Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs at the U.S. State Department, called him, is a natural choice. He is …

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BitCoin seen through the eyes of a central banker

To us, the ECB’s superficial, amusing take on BitCoin was merely a source of (Friday) humor. To others, such as Tuur Demeester, the ECB’s report on “Virtual Currency Schemes” which was merely a confused attempt to validate the Euro by bashing a prototype electronic currency that others have written far more informed articles …

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All wars are bankers wars

Bankers wars

Behind every major war in history are the bankers and money men. In this modern era nothing has changed. “Banking was conceived in iniquity and was born in sin. The Bankers own the Earth. Take it away from them, but leave them the power to create deposits, and with the …

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12th banker commits suicide, former JP Morgan employee

Kenneth Bellando

A New York City investment banker is dead after allegedly jumping from his apartment building, continuing an alarming streak of suicides that has descended upon the financial world. The latest death occurred on March 12, when 28-year-old Kenneth Bellando was found on the sidewalk outside his six-story Manhattan apartment building. …

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