Jérôme Kerviel

  1. The Three Most Notorious Rogue Traders

    The conviction of former Barclays trader Tom Hayes has once again shone the spotlight ...
  2. Are Derivatives A Disaster Waiting To Happen?

    They've contributed to some major market scandals, but these instruments aren't all ...
  3. The Rise Of The Rogue Trader

    We look at what makes a trader "rogue," why they do what they do, and how they get ...
  4. Water Cooler Finance: History's Biggest Rogue ...

    This week in finance the economy falters and the markets stay hopeful, a $6 billion ...
  5. Water Cooler Finance: Buffett Speaks Up, AIG ...

    This week the Buffett saga continues, your kids' drinking glasses aren't safe and ...
  6. This Week In Financial History: Birthdays, Theory ...

    In the world of finance, March marks the anniversary of a number of important beginnings ...
  1. Who set the record loss for "rogue traders"?

    Every trader wants to set a record, but the hope is that it will be a record profit rather than a loss. With losses topping ...
  1. 10 Biggest Losers In Finance

    A look at 10 financial professionals (in no particular order) who became famous for ...
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