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To Catch A Trader Documentary

To Catch A Trader

To Catch A Trader is a 2014 PBS Frontline documentary which goes inside the American Government’s seven year long ‘Operation Perfect Hedge’ investigation into insider trading on Wall Street which involved numerous major hedge funds. The documentary makes use of incriminating audio captured by FBI wire traps which recorded the conversations of various hedge fund […]
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£830,000,000 – Nick Leeson and the Fall of the House of Barings

The prestigious Barings Bank was the oldest merchant bank in Britain, founded in 1762, but it was brought down in 1995 due to the actions of one rogue trader. That trader was Nick Leeson who lost a fortune whilst trading speculatively and then succeeding in hiding his heavy losses from bank bosses and instead reporting […]