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MassMutual Senior Vice President Found Dead, Stabbed In Chest In Apparent Homicide

Zero Hedge A week after stunned Tribeca woke up to news of a grizzly death in which a Citigroup managing director living on Greenwich Street was found dead in his bathtub with a slashed throat and the lack of a suicide weapon on the scene suggesting there was foul play…
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Another Banker Found Dead Under Strange Circumstances

The Daily Sheeple by Joshua Krause Over the past several years there has been a long string of deaths in the financial community. Top executives and advisers in the banking industry have been dying off in droves, and often under very peculiar circumstances. This year alone has seen 16 banker…
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Senior Citi Banker Found Dead In Bathtub With Slashed Throat

The dust has barely settled on the latest high profile banker suicide in which Deutsche Bank's associate general counsel, and former SEC regulator, Charlie Gambino was found dead, having hung himself by the neck from a stairway banister, and here comes the latest sad entrant in the dead banker chronicles…
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How Goldman Controls The New York Fed: 47.5 Hours Of “The Secret Goldman Sachs Tapes” Explain

Zero Hedge When nearly a year ago we reported about the case of "Goldman whistleblower" at the NY Fed, Carmen Segarra, who alleged she was wrongfully terminated after she flagged "numerous conflicts of interest and breaches of client ethics that she believed warranted a downgrade of Goldman's regulatory rating" and…
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France’s president replaces economy minister with “former” Rothschild Banker

Reuters President Francois Hollande replaced his maverick leftist economy minister with a former Rothschild partner on Tuesday, in a reshuffle intended to reconcile his efforts to revive the stagnant French economy with deficit-cutting orthodoxy. The shake-up is the latest episode in the wrangling across Europe about how much budgetary rigor…
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48 suspicious banking deaths

Hang The Bankers Our advice is if JP Morgan offers you a job: politley decline. The list of top level bankers dying under suspicious circumstances has been growing rapidly in recent months. Whether these are genuine deaths or something more sinister one thing is for certain, banking is becoming one of the most dangerous industries to be involved in right…
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Goldman Sachs Managing Director Nicholas Valtz Found Dead

Bloomberg Nicholas Valtz, a managing director in cross-asset sales at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) in New York, was found dead yesterday by family members who went searching for him after he didn’t return from a kiteboarding outing. Valtz, 39, was found in Napeague Harbor near the eastern end of…
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How The International Monetary Conference Helped Fuel The 1980s Debt Crisis

Occupy BY ANDREW GAVIN MARSHALL Last week, in Part 1 of the Global Power Project's investigations into the machinery behind the International Monetary Conference, I examined the history and evolution of the IMC from its founding by the American Bankers Association in 1954 to the global financial and monetary disruptions of the late 1970s.…
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From Rothschild To Koch Industries: Meet The People Who “Fix” The Price Of Gold

Zero Hedge Earlier today many were stunned when the historic, 117-year old, London Silver Fix announced that in three months it would no longer exist. However, silver is only one half of the world's two best known precious metals. Which is why we decided to take a long, hard look…
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The Biggest Secret About Banking Has Just Gone Mainstream

Washington's Blog Banks Create Money Out of Thin Air … Conferring Enormous Windfall Profits At the Expense of the People We’ve pointed out for 4 1/2 years that banks create money out of thin air. Specifically, it has now been conclusively proven that loans come first … and then deposits…
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52 Year-Old French Banker Jumps To Her Death In Paris (After Questioning Her Superiors)

Zero Hedge There have been 13 senior financial services executives deaths around the world this year, but the most notable thing about the sad suicide of the 14th, a 52-year-old banker at France's Bred-Banque-Populaire, is she is the first female. As Le Parisien reports, Lydia (no surname given) jumped from…
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BNP Banker, His Wife And Nephew Murdered In Belgium

Zero Hedge 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…
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Bankers Love War Because It Creates Massive Profits

Washington's Blog War Makes Banks Rich Bankers are often the driving force behind war. After all, the banking system is founded upon the counter-intuitive but indisputable fact that banks create loans first, and then create deposits later. In other words, virtually all money is actually created as debt. For example,…
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All The Presidents’ Bankers: The Hidden Alliances That Drive American Power

Zero Hedge The following is an excerpt from ALL THE PRESIDENTS’ BANKERS: The Hidden Alliances that Drive American Power by Nomi Prins (on sale April 8, 2014).  Reprinted with permission from Nation Books. Nomi Prins is a former managing director at Goldman Sachs. NIXON’S BANKERS: When What Was Good for…
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JPMorgan Chase Engaged in Mortgage Fraud: The Securitization Scheme that Collapsed the Housing Market

Washington's Blog by Ellen Brown In a nearly $13 billion settlement with the US Justice Department in November 2013, JPMorganChase admitted that it, along with every other large US bank, had engaged in mortgage fraud as a routine business practice, sowing the seeds of the mortgage meltdown. JPMorgan and other megabanks have…
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WTF News Calls It: “Next JPMorgan-ite Dead by March 1”, 2nd to Jump Off Company Building

| WTF News | Pay what you owe lol. Who's got the pool for the next dead @JPMorgan-ite? $100 on the next one by March 1. #economiccollapse— (@WTFRLY) February 13, 2014 Bitcoin: 1BJD7R3kisgi4vTWmrNE24c8WagZxwG1gj Litecoin: Lg47dxanXtMKxYenf8PGy3rDj4RivboP5G Dogecoin: D5GMP4P782RoQAPuz8JrhxjUJBf6nZXy9V Zero Hedge The banker suicide wave that started in late January has now…
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The Rockefellers, The Rothschilds And Many Other Giant Dynasties…

Alt-Market by Koos Jansen These financial industry giants lived through all the wealth cycles of the past 100 years and more. What used to be long term wealth investments evolved to the day-trading, making money activities, with a top in the year 2000. Then the financial industry morphed rapidly into…
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JPMorgan Vice President’s Death Shines Light on Bank’s Close Ties to the CIA

Global Research by Pam Martens and Russ Martens The nonstop crime news swirling around JPMorgan Chase for a solid 18 months has started to feel a little spooky – they do lots of crime but never any time; and with each closed case, a trail of unanswered questions remains in…
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Another JPMorgan Banker Dies, 37 Year Old Executive Director Of Program Trading

Zero Hedge Ordinarily we would ignore the news of another banker's death - after all these sad events happen all the time - if it wasn't for several contextual aspects of this most recent passage. First, the death in question, as reported by the Stamford Daily Voice is that of…
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Why Are Banking Executives In London Killing Themselves?

The Economic Collapse Blog by Michael Snyder Bankers committing suicide by jumping from the rooftops of their own banks is something that we think of when we think of the Great ; Well, it just happened in London, ; A vice president at JPMorgan's European headquarters in London plunged to…
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Big Banks Launder Hundreds of Billions of Illegal Drug Cartel Money … But Refuse to Provide Services for Legal Marijuana

Washington's Blog Stunning Hypocrisy The big banks have laundered hundreds of billions of dollars for drug cartels. See this, this, this, this, this and this (indeed, drug dealers kept the banking system afloat during the depths of the 2008 financial crisis). The HSBC employee who blew the whistle on the…
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Central Banker Admits Faith In “Monetary Policy ‘Safeguard'” Leads To “Even Less Stable World”

ZeroHedge While the idea of the interventionist suppression of short-term 'normal' volatility leading to extreme volatility scenarios is not new, hearing it explained so transparently by a current (and practicing) central banker is still somewhat shocking. As Buba's Jens Weidmann recent speech at Harvard attests, "The idea of monetary policy…
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The Money Changers Serenade: A New Plot Hatches

PaulCraigRoberts,org by Paul Craig Roberts Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, a protege of Treasury Secretaries Rubin and Summers, has received his reward for continuing the Rubin-Summers-Paulson policy of supporting the “banks too big to fail” at the expense of the economy and American people. For his service to the handful…
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Banks Warn Fed They May Have To Start Charging Depositors

ZeroHedge The Fed's Catch 22 just got catchier. While most attention in the recently released FOMC minutes fell on the return of the taper as a possibility even as soon as December (making the November payrolls report the most important ever, ever, until the next one at least), a less…
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And The Latest Firm Under Investigation For Currency Manipulation Is… Goldman

ZeroHedge With JPM having stolen the spotlight for every possible instance of fraud and market manipulation in the past year, it was easy to forget there are other prominent banks that engage in precisely the same deceptive practices as, well, everyone else. One such prominent bank is none other than…
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Untouchable Banks: The End of the Easy Life (I)

Strategic Research by Valentin KATASONOV The largest banks of Wall Street, the London City and other financial centers of the West have always been considered «Too Big to Fail». Such big-name banks were categorized as «untouchables», «sacred cows» which were destined to exist forever. And that is not surprising; the…
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JPMorgan To Pay Record $13 Billion Mortgage Settlement But Criminal Case Remains

ZeroHedge Under the guidance of Jamie Dimon, adjudged by the mainstream media to be the greatest banker the world has ever  known (hyperbole accepted), a late night Friday phone call (we assume not a drunk-dial) between Attorney General Eric Holder and JPMorgan's general counsel, confirms, according to the WSJ, that…
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Confirmed: Chase bank drops the hammer on capital controls; no money allowed to transfer out of USA starting Nov. 17th

Natural News by Mike Adams I admit that when I saw today's breaking news on about Chase Bank limiting cash withdrawals and banning international wire transfers, I was skeptical. Many readers didn't believe it, either. So just to check it out, I called my own accounting team to ask if…
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Gov Targets Private Bank Accounts: Seizes Funds Of Innocent Americans Without Charge or Trial

SHTFPlan by Mac Slavo Do you still keep a hefty portion of your savings in a bank? If so you may want to reconsider your options. Because if the following report from the Institute of Justice is any indication, nothing you hold in private bank account is safe anymore. Can…
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AIG CEO Compares Anger At Wall Street Bonuses To The Lynching Of Black People In The South

Liberty Blitzkrieg by Michael Krieger I’m doing God’s Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein in a November 2009 interview   It’s war. It’s like when Hitler invaded Poland in Steve Schwarzman, Chairman and co-founder of Blackstone, on potential tax changes in 2010   The uproar over bonuses was intended to stir…
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Libor lies: 13 giant lenders sued over the benchmark rate rigging

RT Reuters / Mike Segar JPMorgan Chase, Barclays, Credit Suisse, and 10 other world’s biggest international lenders are being sued by a US regulator for causing millions of losses to credit unions by allegedly manipulating the Libor benchmark rate. Five credit unions were forced to close after they received less…
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5 Years From Lehman: How The Treasury Thinks It Saved The World

ZeroHedge Compare and "The Treasury's perspective of all the wonderful multiple-mnemonic-based bailouts that 'rescued' us from a fate worse than death and any and all counterfactual worlds" versus the $8 Trillion in additional debt - monetized in large by the Fed - that drove 'recovery' in US (and global) equity…
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Hank Paulson: The Too-Big-To-Fail Phenomenon Is “Unacceptable”

Washington's Blog Top Economists, Financial Experts and Bankers Say Giant Banks Are Hurting Economy The Treasury Secretary at the start of the 2008 financial crisis – Hank Paulson – says: 5 yrs after the financial crisis, the Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac reform has made no progress and the market of…
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Jackson Hole Conclave: Central Bankers Plan Global Theft, Massive Pain

The New American by William F. Jasper Photo of Jackson Lake Lodge, site of Jackson Hole Economic Symposium The annual meeting of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, this past week (August 22-24), sponsored by the Federal Reserve, elicited a collective yawn from the establishment media. Since Federal Reserve Chairman…
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Things That Make You Go Hmmm… Like The Hypocrisy Of Bankers

ZeroHedge by Tyler Durden The Hippocratic Oath is one of the most widely known Greek medical texts. It requires a new physician to swear upon a number of healing gods that he will uphold a set of professional ethical standards. The premise of the original Oath, which supposedly started out…
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SEC Investigating JPM For Bribery With China

Occupy Corporatism by Susanne Posel The Anti-Bribery Unit (ABU) at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating JPMorgan & Chase Co (JPM) for allegations that children of Chinese officials were hired as employees to solidify business relations with China. Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Jr., member of the World Economic Forum…
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The Confidential Memo at the Heart of the Global Financial Crisis

Vice By Greg Palast When a little birdie dropped the End Game memo through my window, its content was so explosive, so sick and plain evil, I just couldn't believe ; The Memo confirmed every conspiracy freak’s fantasy: that in the late 1990s, the top US Treasury officials secretly conspired…
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Wells Fargo Said to Eliminate 2,300 Mortgage Jobs

Bloomberg By Dakin Campbell & Jeff Kearns Wells Fargo & Co. signage is displayed in front of a bank branch in New York.(Peter Foley/Bloomberg) Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC), the biggest home lender, will eliminate 2,300 jobs in mortgage production because demand for refinancings has slumped and probably will drop…
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