Tag Archives: Barclays

ZeroHedge – Ten Banks, Including JPM, Goldman, Deutsche, Barclays, SocGen And UBS, Probed For Gold Rigging – 24 February 2015

ZeroHedgeNo matter how many times the big banks are caught red-handed manipulating precious metals, some failed former Deutsche Bank prop-trader (you know who you are) will take a vociferous stand based on ad hominem attacks and zero facts that no, what you see in front of you is not precious metal rigging at all but a one-off event that has nothing to do with a criminal banking syndicate hell bent on taking advantage of anyone who is naive and dumb enough to still believe in fair and efficient markets.

Read the full story at: www.zerohedge.com / link to original article


American Kabuki – Barclays Faces Record £290 Million Penalty – 1 November 2012

Barclays faces record £290m penalty: British bank suffers another hit to its battered reputation as it confronts huge costs for alleged US energy market manipulation

Barclays faces record £290m penalty

British bank suffers another hit to its battered reputation as it confronts huge costs for alleged US energy market manipulation Continue reading

Libor Scandal : Seven Banks Summoned In US Probe – 16 August 2012

Barclays was fined for trying to manipulate the Libor rates

Seven banks, including HSBC and Royal Bank of Scotland, are to be questioned in the US for alleged manipulation of the Libor inter-bank lending rate.

The other banks receiving subpoenas by the New York attorney general are Barclays, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan and UBS. Continue reading

Current Update – Drake’s Update Call For Sunday 1 July 2012 – Part 2 – 3 July 2012

Drake’s Update call for Sun. July 1, 2012  Part 2

This is going to seem urbane after the antics of the morning but there was a lot of good information shared on Drake’s call, thanks to his associates and callers.

Here are some of the highlights. I missed 15 minutes when I left to do the Mass Meditation requested by Cobra, and Kauilapele took the day off from the drama, so I’m not going to listen to the recording.

Chemtrails are a major concern for many, but it was noted that the ETs do neutralize the effect to some degree. One caller suggested that any pilots who lay down chemtrails are co-conspirators to murder.

One caller says private, commercial and military planes are spraying us, and every state gets a different concoction because we’re lab rats. They’re doing undisclosed testing on us all the time. Continue reading

John Ward – LIBOR – BBC’s Preston Confirms Slog Central Bank Prediction – Diamond’s Select Committee Testimony To Be Crucial – 2 July 2012

How many beans will Motormouth spill?

Slog’s investment bank contacts call LIBOR ‘a joke’

Last Thursday, The Slog asserted as follows in relation to the LIBOR scam, under the sub-head ‘Is Bob Diamond being forced to apologise for something hatched way above his level?’: Continue reading

Tony Robinson Calls Out Britisch Banking System And My Comment On It – 1 July 2012

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John Ward – SKetch : Bob Diamond, A LIBOR Fine, And A Tale Of Two Cities – 28 June 2012

Long-term Slog suspicions about Diamond have been borne out by this disgraceful admission. However, the case has set a precedent – as a result of which, welfare scroungers may well find they face writing obligatory letters of apology.

“What, you mean I’m Bob Diamond?” Continue reading

BBC News – More Banks Face Interest Rate Rigging Investigation – 28 June 2012

A number of banks are being investigated and could face sanctions after Barclays was fined £290m ($450m) for trying to manipulate interest rates at which banks lend to each other.

Regulators in Europe, the US and Asia have said that investigations into other banks are “ongoing”.

The UK’s Financial Services Authority said the early signs were that Barclays had not been the only firm involved.

Barclays has said its actions “fell well short of standards”.

Read the whole story at : http://www.bbc.co.uk /news  link to original article