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I don't condone violence but this is funny.
â€œFrom two very senior sources â€“ one incredibly senior source â€“ that he went to the gym after â€¦ Lehman was announced as going under. He was on a treadmill with a heart monitor on. Someone was in the corner, pumping iron and he walked over and he knocked him out cold. And frankly after having watched this [ed. Fuld's testimony], Iâ€™d have done the same too.
Looks like investors are angry after their stock market hits a losing streak, the largest in 18 years. Some say its because of fears that the ruling coalition might collapse but I suspect its something else.
So how do you take out your anger after market collapses and your life savings vanish?
Pakistan stock investors threw stones and smashed windows at Karachi's stock exchange to protest the worst losing streak in at least 18 years, prompting intervention by the police and paramilitary officers.
I hear this type of conversation amongst my struggling friends as well.
Heat or food? Gas or electricity? Medicine or mortgage payments? What to give up? What to cut back? The conversations were everywhere. In the supermarket, I heard one man tell another: "When I was a kid, you woke up, went into the bathroom, and broke up the ice in the toilet. Now my kids will have to do the same.
I roamed around a lot when I lived in New Mexico and I came across several ghost towns. I loved finding them out in the middle of nowhere and poking around in them. If I had more time I would probably researched the reason why they were abandoned but we didn't stay too long at them. Usually they were on private property and had big "KEEP OUT" signs and we had to always watched out for a Rancher with a big rifle.
Ha! Just as I thought, something does smell fishy in this whole SocGen vs the Rogue Trader thing. I never believed that Jerome Kerveil concocted such an elaborate scheme all by himself. The Daily Mail reports (emphasis mine):
Executives at Societe Generale had originally insisted that 31-year-old Jerome Kerviel acted alone.
They compared him to a "lone arsonist who burnt down a big factory".
But yesterday they conceded that he was unlikely to have carried out his deception without accomplices.