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The big bailout mop-up

Looking through the key headlines of last week, the biggest headline of the week had to be the one from the Daily Telegraph: “£2,000,000,000,000” That’s about the size of the bailout budget generated by the actions of Gordon Brown and other world leaders over the …

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The big bailout mop-up

Looking through the key headlines of last week, the biggest headline of the week had to be the one from the Daily Telegraph: “£2,000,000,000,000” That’s about the size of the bailout budget generated by the actions of Gordon Brown and other world leaders over the …

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The big bailout mop-up

Looking through the key headlines of last week, the biggest headline of the week had to be the one from the Daily Telegraph: “£2,000,000,000,000” That’s about the size of the bailout budget generated by the actions of Gordon Brown and other world leaders over the …

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The Jobless Banker

I was looking at the layoff trends in banking over the weekend, and it’s pretty hairy.   2007 set a record number of 153,000 US jobs lost in finance, three times the average numbers for the years before according to figures from Challenger Gray, the …

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The UBS Banker Mule

If you didn’t catch this story in Portfolio Magazine, it’s worth a read.  Here’s a short extract: Brad Birkenfeld, a Director for UBS Bank, "helped the very rich hide tens, if not hundreds, of millions of dollars from U.S. tax authorities. He was willing to …

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The UBS Banker Mule

If you didn’t catch this story in Portfolio Magazine, it’s worth a read.  Here’s a short extract: Brad Birkenfeld, a Director for UBS Bank, "helped the very rich hide tens, if not hundreds, of millions of dollars from U.S. tax authorities. He was willing to …

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