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So…I bought a bank.

This is a wonderful example of “do things, tell people.” Brian Barnes, CEO of Chicago-based M1 Finance, bought a bank and wrote about it. Of interest, it seems he bought the bank personally because, M1 “has work to do before […]

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The Beirut bank job

“[Security expert] Jayson E. Street tells us a story about the time he broke into a bank in Beirut Lebanon.” | learn more

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The best way to rob a bank is to own a bank

Ben Hunt: “I think that the collapse over the past week of Greensill Capital has a lot of systemic risk embedded within it, particularly as the fraudulent deals between Greensill and its major sponsors – Softbank and Credit Suisse – […]

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The economics of bank robbery. 

“Bank robberies are great case studies for the economics of crime. They’re premeditated affairs in which a perpetrator has evaluated (consciously or not) the rationality of proceeding. The gains are quantifiable. They also come with a built-in dilemma: every minute […]