Traders joking, the beginning - page 143

MiniMe
2127
MiniMe  

You would think that 12/12/12 would be a nice way to end the world yet we still here

MiniMe
2127
MiniMe  
Mladen Rakic
154455
Mladen Rakic  

...

:):)

Every morning, from his desk by the bathroom at the far end of Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc’s trading floor overlooking London’s Liverpool Street station, Paul White punched a series of numbers into his computer.

White, who joined RBS in 1984, was one of the employees responsible for the firm’s submissions to the London interbank offered rate, or Libor, the global benchmark for more than $300 trillion of contracts, from mortgages and student loans to interest-rate swaps. Behind him sat Neil Danziger, a derivatives trader at the bank since 2002. On the morning of March 27, 2008, Tan Chi Min, Danziger’s boss in Tokyo, told him to make sure the next day’s submission in yen would increase.

We need to bump it way up high, highest among all if possible,” Tan, known by colleagues as “Jimmy,” wrote in an instant message to Danziger, according to a transcript made public by a Singapore court and reviewed by Bloomberg before being sealed by a judge at RBS’s request.

...

Secret Libor Transcripts Expose Trader Rate-Manipulation - Bloomberg

joe blogs
868
joe blogs  

for the 14 who tried to click on the Holy Grail beer pic below

Merry Christmas

Premium Bottled Ales, Holy Grail Bottled Beer Yorkshire - Black Sheep Brewery

(unfortunately i have no affiliation with the above website)

MiniMe
2127
MiniMe  

I did a small edit

"Every morning, from his desk at the bathroom at the far end of Royal Bank of Scotland ...., Paul White punched a series of numbers into his computer.

Behind him sat Neil Danziger ..."

seekers
3960
seekers  

"A close friend of mine said his doctor gave him less than two weeks to live. But it turns out his doctor's a Mayan. He says that to everybody."

xx3xxx
1754
xx3xxx  

a long while already

if you live until 21, you are superstitious

if you live until 22, you escape a possible disaster

if you live until 23, you should close all your positions esp those might blow away your holding stocks

if you live until 24th, you could buy yourself a present

seekers
3960
seekers  

The Army has started kicking out overweight soldiers, and they're refusing to admit recruits that are obese. That shows you how times have changed. Back in the '60s, you had to go to Canada to stay out of the Army. Now, you just have to go to McDonald's.

xx3xxx
1754
xx3xxx  

it should be tiny.cc/neoneo13

which will take you to here Treehouse Show Episode 12 - Flowplayer 5 - Treehouse Blog

xx3xxx
1754
xx3xxx  

will USD/JPY as easy as this