Jerome Kreviel

  • Jerome Kreviel, Tim Sykes

    What Uterus In Hell

    A reader experimenting with his sadomasochistic side sent us the following two images this morning and asked, separated at birth?

    / Feb 20, 2008 at 11:17 AM
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    Jerome Kerviel As A Structural Problem

    So how did Soc Gen’s infamous rogue trader get away with building up those huge positions? Joe Seet says the accounting control and risk operations from proprietary trading at many investment banks have serious inadequacies. It’s one part intellectual. The back office staff often lacks experience necessary to understand complex trades. And one part psychological: […]

    / Feb 14, 2008 at 2:42 PM
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    Jerome Kerviel Is The Reason I Walk With A Limp (Leave Your E-Mail Address In Comments If You’d Like To Hear More)

    As if he didn’t have enough on his mind, Jerome Kerviel must now bear the shame of knowing he’s the reason individuals with no discernable skills, initiative, brain cells or looks won’t get cannonballed from the back office to the trading floor anymore, so sayeth Bloomberg reporter Fabio Benedetti-Valentini. Sources tell Benicio del Toro that […]

    / Feb 13, 2008 at 5:40 PM
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    The French On Kerveil: He’s From Brittany Not ‘France’

    The French do not exactly have their croissants in a twist over the alleged misdeeds of Jerome Kerviel, the Societe Generale trader who is blamed for enormous losses at the banks. While jokes about France—including the idea that Kerviel felt pressured into making his ‘rogue’ trades by an exhausting 30 hour work week—have been making […]

    / Feb 11, 2008 at 9:34 AM
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    Hot Ladies Talk Money With Bald Dudes

    Hat tip: Barry Ritholtz.

    / Feb 6, 2008 at 2:29 PM
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    The $7 Billion Question

    How do you say ‘look at my striped shirt‘ in French? (Yeah, I know the damn shirt is checkered but it’s the point of the thing. He looks like the French version of that sort of tool.) And as a follow-up:

    / Feb 6, 2008 at 12:54 PM
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    The Three Scariest Words In Risk Management.


    / Feb 6, 2008 at 8:58 AM
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    Jerome Kerviel: Scripting The Movie

    You can already see the outline of the Jerome Kerviel movie we began casting a few days ago forming in stories about him. It will be a story about how a corrupt French class system drove one working class young man to go to extraordinary lengths to get ahead. The same set of rules he […]

    / Feb 1, 2008 at 12:39 PM
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    Shocker: Kerviel Still Has His Job!

    He’s not getting paid and he’s been told not to show up at his desk at Société Générale—but allegedly rogue trader Jerome Kerviel still has his job at the French bank, according to the Wall Street Journal. The situation arises from a unique and glorious meeting of French employment law and an order from the […]

    / Feb 1, 2008 at 9:26 AM
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    Fraud Rule: Clear Your Home Computer Before You Start Phony Trading

    The news that the police have seized French rogue trader Jerome Kerviel’s personal computer reminds us of a important rule of criminal behavior: don’t have anything incriminating on your home computer. We’re not just talking about a spreadsheet detailing your phony hedges. Anything that is even embarrassing to you or your friends and family can—and […]

    / Jan 31, 2008 at 4:30 PM
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    Who Would Play Jerome Kerviel in the Movies?

    That’s the question raised yesterday by Deal Journal’s Heidi Moore. Her suggestions: Tom Cruise – of whom Kerviel’s Paris neighbors say he is a lookalike. But we think Paul Rudd–the romantic love interest from the classic film “Clueless”–wins the resemblance sweepstakes hands-down. Ed Norton, former boyfriend of Francois Pinault’s wife, Salma Hayek, has played men […]

    / Jan 30, 2008 at 12:36 PM
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    Jerome Kreviel Story Keeps Getting Weirder

    We’ve been trying to get in touch with people who knew Jerome Kerviel but the guy seems to be one of those “kept to him over the weekend at Societe Generale. Right now he’s just a name, a face, an accusation, a denial and lots of speculation. We want to find out who he was. […]

    / Jan 29, 2008 at 3:39 PM

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