Nick Leeson

Type: Person
Name: Nick Leeson
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Are you too paranoid to report mistakes on the trading floor?

Reasons not to show weaknessBig blow outs start in small ways. Kweku Adoboli made a $400k loss on a trade in October 2008, which he opted to hide rather than to tell his manager about. Nick Leeson started out hiding his small losses in his error account ... [Published EFinancialCareers.com.au - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

TRADING INSIDER: Here’s Why Markets Should Be Wary At Times Of Low Volatility

Trading Insider is a series that helps you understand what drives the share market, presented by nabtrade. If you are interested in staying up to date with the latest investing insights, market commentary and trading tools, visit learn.nabtrade.com.au ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 4 reports

Amaranth’s Story: The Biggest Energy Trading Disaster in History

Source: ThinkstockAs someone who made a living in dealing rooms around the world for nearly 20 years, the reactions that traditionally greet highly publicized dealing disasters never fail to cause a wry smile to pass my lips. The reaction of the public, ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Shades of Deviance

price£ 16.99The Handbook of Security, the magisterial collection of thinking on private security and crime prevention, is about to come out in a second edition. If it’s too heavy (literally or intellectually) or too pricey, you can try as its sort of ... [Published Professional Security - Jul 18 2014]
Entities: Crime, Security, Nick Leeson
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Why you should discipline or remove Luis Suarez-type of employees

Saturday July 12, 2014By ROSHAN THIRANroshan.thiran@leaderonomics.comThe past month has flashed quickly for me. I wish the World Cup was a yearly affair but then it would probably not have the same romance and excitement. Brazil 2014 has been no exce ... [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Who are the donors behind Yes and No campaigns?

WHO are the patriots, altruists, artists, financiers and blue bloods with the money backing the campaigns for and against Scottish independence, asks Tom PeterkinWITH around two months to go until the independence referendum, the battle for Scotland is ... [Published The Scotsman - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

The rise and fall of the Barings banking dynasty

The 250-year-old Barings banking dynasty is best remembered nowadays for the bank's spectacular implosion in 1995, when rogue trader Nick Leeson incurred £800 million worth of unauthorised trading losses -- close to the total of its assets.However, few ... [Published Business Spectator - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

FCA Bosses Defer Bonuses Amid Insurance Probe

Sky News can reveal that Martin Wheatley and eight colleagues on the executive committee of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have decided not to accept any discretionary payments for last year until the inquiry is completed.Their decision is expected ... [Published Jack FM - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

New Canaan author writes about Wall Street scams in 'Rogue Traders'

Early in the process of writing his second book about finance, "Rogue Traders," Scott Skyrm realized that it was human drama, rather than technical analysis, that could anchor the story. So, he set out to chronicle the personalities behind some of Wall ... [Published Greenwich Time - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

The 11 most expensive business mistakes in history

Bond trader Howie Hubler lost Morgan Stanley $9-$10 billion (estimates vary), the biggest loss made on Wall Street by any single trader ever. He rather sensibly shorted subprime mortgages, but then bet big on slightly higher quality home loans that still ... [Published Management Today Magazine - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

FCA Hires Leeson Law Firm For Insurance Probe

The law firm which advised the world's best-known rogue trader has been drafted in to represent the boss of the City watchdog in a probe into a bungled media briefing which wiped billions of pounds from insurers' share prices.Sky News has learnt that ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Leeson: 60% of loans lack security

Up to 60% of bank loans given out during the boom years do not have the correct documentation to enforce the security on which they were lent, according to Nick Leeson, the former rogue trader. ... [Published IrishExaminer.com Business - Mar 18 2014]

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Are you too paranoid to report mistakes on the ... [Published EFinancialCareers.com.au - Jul 25 2014]
TRADING INSIDER: Here’s Why Markets Should Be W... [Published Business Insider Australia - Jul 23 2014]
Amaranth’s Story: The Biggest Energy Trading Di... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 21 2014]
Amaranth’s Story: The Biggest Energy Trading Di... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 21 2014]
The Biggest Energy Trading Disaster In History [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 21 2014]
The Biggest Energy Trading Disaster In History [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 21 2014]
Shades of Deviance [Published Professional Security - Jul 18 2014]
Why you should discipline or remove Luis Suarez... [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 17 2014]
Who are the donors behind Yes and No campaigns? [Published The Scotsman - Jul 13 2014]
The rise and fall of the Barings banking dynasty [Published Business Spectator - Jul 08 2014]
FCA Bosses Defer Bonuses Amid Insurance Probe [Published Jack FM - Jun 26 2014]
New Canaan author writes about Wall Street scam... [Published Greenwich Time - Jun 25 2014]
The 11 most expensive business mistakes in history [Published Management Today Magazine - Jun 24 2014]
FCA Hires Leeson Law Firm For Insurance Probe [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jun 23 2014]
FCA Hires Leeson Law Firm For Insurance Probe [Published Heart Radio - Jun 23 2014]
The World's Biggest Rogue Traders [Published Bloomberg - YouTube - May 01 2014]
CalPERS’ Private Equity Scandals and the Stepto... [Published naked capitalism - Mar 26 2014]
Leeson: 60% of loans lack security [Published IrishExaminer.com Business - Mar 18 2014]
Rogue Trader Nick Leeson for Derry event [Published Derry Journal - Jan 21 2014]
Arsenal chairman among major donors to Better T... [Published Telegraph - Dec 15 2013]
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Amaranth’s Story: The Biggest Energy Trading Di... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 21 2014]
Source: Thinkstock As someone who made a living in dealing rooms around the world for nearly 20 years, the reactions that traditionally greet highly publicized dealing disasters never fail to cause a wry smile to pass my lips. The reaction of the public, ...
The Biggest Energy Trading Disaster In History [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 21 2014]
Submitted by Martin Tillier via OilPrice.com , As someone who made a living in dealing rooms around the world for nearly 20 years, the reactions that traditionally greet highly publicized dealing disasters never fail to cause a wry smile to pass ...
The World's Biggest Rogue Traders [Published Bloomberg - YouTube - May 01 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQLJpi89OzM&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;The World's Biggest Rogue Traders May 1 (Bloomberg) --- From Jerome Kerviel of Societe Generale to Nick ...
CalPERS’ Private Equity Scandals and the Stepto... [Published naked capitalism - Mar 26 2014]
Readers may recall that we published a letter that a beneficiary of the nation’s largest public pension fund, CalPERS, wrote in support of our effort to have CalPERS provide us with data that it has finally admitted it gave to Oxford academics in 2009. ...
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