Thursday, December 3, 2009

Dirty names from recent history

Names confined to the pages of history. One or two were bankers to governments. One was a "thundering herd".. Each one bit the dust as greed overcame propriety, ethics, reason and fairness.

Lehman Brothers Dresdner Kleinwort
Bear Stearns ABN AMRO
Merrill Lynch Salomon Brothers
Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette
Barings Bankers Trust
SG Warburg Swiss Bank Corporation
Drexel Burnham Lambert
First National Bank of Chicago
Barclays De Zoete Wedd AG Edwards
Hill Samuel Yamachi Securities
Paine Webber Philips & Drew
Wachovia Morgan Grenfell
James Capel Kidder Peabody
Chemical Bank Robert Fleming
Manufacturers Hanover Trust
Greenwich NatWst Hambros
EF Hutton Dillon Read


ponty said...

...the list is incomplete without Salomon Bros, the '80s King of Wall St.

Frustrations Amalgamated said...

I think the name is there. My friend Rajrishi pointed out my misses, viz Chase and Montague. Thanks Rishi.