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    HSBC Employee Would Like To Congratulate Management For “Coming Up With A New Way To Screw Employees”

    In 10,000 words: A bank that really takes pleasure in proudly advertising any award it gets, howsoever ludicrous the honour, is HSBC. One honour it’d loath to advertise, but unarguably deserves the most is the bank that most royally screws its employees. It is no secret that HSBC’s senior management gets paid ridiculous amount of […]

    / Aug 19, 2010 at 4:39 PM
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    Movie Goer Has Oddly Specific Reason For Why Money Never Sleeps Sucks

    “Don’t go expecting a movie that will give you some great intellectual or emotional insights into the Wall Street crisis. Sure, there are the obligatory “life on the trading floor” scenes and quasi-faithful recreations of arguments between Treasury and Wall Street at the oak-paneled New York Fed. And there are lots of cameos of CNBC […]

    / Jul 27, 2010 at 3:45 PM
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    Wall Street Rants: “Go ahead and continue to take us down, but you’re only going to hurt yourselves.”

    An email apparently going around today. “We are Wall Street. It’s our job to make money. Whether it’s a commodity, stock, bond, or some hypothetical piece of fake paper, it doesn’t matter. We would trade baseball cards if it were profitable. I didn’t hear America complaining when the market was roaring to 14,000 and everyone’s […]

    / Apr 30, 2010 at 3:15 PM
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    Volcker Rule: WTF?

    Now, you can think what you want about the Obama proposals, but there is something I find more than strange. What is happening about what caused the crisis in the first place and why is there no mention of it anywhere anymore in none on of the proposals? Maybe I missed something here, and maybe […]

    / Jan 22, 2010 at 10:58 AM
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    Unfounded Rumor Of The Afternoon: Exodus At GoldenTree?

    From the mailbag: Jon Ezrow, who was head of HY capital markets is leaving GoldenTree this week. This marks another of many high profile resignations at the firm in the last 24 months and calls into question the leadership of the firm. Since 2007, many of the top analysts and PMs have resigned from the […]

    / Jun 11, 2009 at 3:18 PM

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