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

2 comments:

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.