Category: Lehman

Banking’s Wild Geese: Part 2, the recovering

7 October, 2009 (10:01) | Capital markets, Ireland, Lehman, Subprime, US News |

[Continued from yesterday's Part 1.]   By: David A. Smith   Yesterday’s post followed banking’s Wild Geese – the former Lehman traders, bankers, and salesmen, profiled in a recent New York Times article, whose lives exploded when their firm did.   Three of Lehman’s Wild Geese: unemployed Gelber, gentlemen of leisure Linton, plugger Ollquist   […]

Banking’s Wild Geese: Part 1, the casualties

6 October, 2009 (11:23) | Capital markets, Ireland, Lehman, Subprime, US News |

By: David A. Smith   O the Wild Geese are flying, O the Wild Geese are flying. We’ve built your canals and railroads, our buildings reach the sky – “The Wild Geese,” by Mike Harding   In 1691, after the Williamite Army crushed the Irish Jacobite army in the Battle of the Boyne, their army […]