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closeupready Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-06-09 12:11 PM
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7. Oh, thanks.
It's hard for someone like me who isn't in finance to grasp, in view of all the current financial scandals, numbers of dollars being thrown around in the billions and trillions, ... to grasp why this is making news or what the significance of this is. :hi:
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  -Merrill Says It Discovered Trading "Irregularity" (Update2) jordi_fanclub  Mar-06-09 09:45 AM   #0 
  - Now how do you lose hundreds of millions and not know about it?  Botany   Mar-06-09 09:49 AM   #1 
  - Ask Rumsfeld about the2.3Trillion in 2003.  hootinholler   Mar-06-09 12:45 PM   #15 
  - Think about a go-go era disco man in the 1960s as a typical banker  D-Lee   Mar-06-09 01:53 PM   #16 
  - I uncovered an irregularity, too. It's beginning to look as though I robbed a bank. No problem!  No Elephants   Mar-06-09 09:50 AM   #2 
  - I'm getting the feeling the banks  Qutzupalotl   Mar-06-09 12:16 PM   #8 
  - Merrill has been convicted three or four times for trading irregularities  Robbien   Mar-06-09 10:03 AM   #3 
  - sure ,whatever--then begs more money to loot and pay huge bonuses  natrat   Mar-06-09 10:09 AM   #4 
  - Can someone explain in plain English what this means?  closeupready   Mar-06-09 10:20 AM   #5 
  - Looks Like it Was an Individual Trader  On the Road   Mar-06-09 11:58 AM   #6 
     - Oh, thanks.  closeupready   Mar-06-09 12:11 PM   #7 
     - Glad You Asked  On the Road   Mar-06-09 12:39 PM   #12 
     - I can only guess that Merrill didn't take enough Imodium-AD and down the money went.  Deja Q   Mar-06-09 12:31 PM   #10 
  - Only hundreds of millions? *yawn*  kojak   Mar-06-09 12:21 PM   #9 
  - Confiscate ALL Assets from those who committed Fraud  fascisthunter   Mar-06-09 12:33 PM   #11 
  - Irregularities and discrepancies huh?  progressoid   Mar-06-09 12:42 PM   #13 
  - Something smells really fishy on this one.  avaistheone1   Mar-06-09 12:44 PM   #14 
  - More London skullduggery  FarCenter   Mar-06-09 04:07 PM   #17 

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