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Barclays Libor Scandal: What is Bob Diamond Hiding?

Posted by Larry Doyle on January 25th, 2013 7:25 AM |

To think that scandalous activity of the size and scope involved in the rigging of Libor would be confined to a mere handful of traders and brokers is so ridiculous as to be laughable.

Yet, to this point, every institution connected to this racket would try to have us believe just that. Well, we can disavow that attempt to minimize the fallout of this manipulation at one bank. Which one is that?  (more…)

Barclays’ Libor Scandal: Prison Will Remedy

Posted by Larry Doyle on July 2nd, 2012 7:11 AM |

Many executives on Wall Street and in The City, London’s central business district, have reason to be VERY NERVOUS this morning.

Their sweaty palms have nothing to do with the ongoing crisis in Europe or this week’s likely weak employment report here in the United States. The nerves have everything to do with the fallout from the Libor-manipulation story that has been centered on Barclays but likely encompasses every major bank in the global markets.

The industry would like to take one large broom and sweep this story back under the rug. The weekend ‘execution’ of Barclays chairman Marcus Agius is an attempt to do just that.  (more…)






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