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Vault Default

In Athens the principal banks/ Are running on near-empty tanks/ The popular vote/ Said keep us afloat/ But not through austerity, thanks./// In Athens the principal banks Are running on near-empty tanks The popular vote Said keep us afloat But not through austerity, thanks. … Continue reading

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Bankers Away?

Lloyds Bank and its pal RBS/ Are warning for Scots to vote yes/ Is terribly rash/ As those with the cash/ Might suddenly change their address./// http://www.heraldscotland.com/politics/referendum-news/lloyds-wed-move-official-base-of-bank-of-scotland-scottish-widows-to-englan.1410387451 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/510058715882721280

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Poor Bankers

The bankers who run RBS/ Are suffering awful distress./ Those Treasury moaners/ Have banjaxed their bonus/ And forced them to settle for less. ///http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/apr/25/royal-bank-of-scotland-bonus-plan-blocked-by-government The bankers who run RBS Are suffering awful distress. Those Treasury moaners Have banjaxed their bonus And forced them to … Continue reading

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Banker’s Rancour

A bank chief exec known as Hester Is going to leave RBS to Explore pastures new It smells like a coup Which hasn’t impressed the investor.  ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22883800 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/345187645657346048

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Whingeing Bankers Again

There once were 3 senior bosses Who made us all pay for their losses MPs say the men Should not bank again Because of the mess that HBOS is. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2013/apr/04/bankers-brought-down-hbos https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/320087947477131264

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A Bit Rich

A banker at Barclays named Rich/ Whose palms were beginning to itch/ Accepted a bonus/ Displaying cojones/ Or chutzpah, I can’t decide which. ///http://www.mirror.co.uk/money/city-news/barclays-boss-rich-ricci-pockets-1775429 ///https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/314677430898012160

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Whingeing Bankers Again

Oh pity the downtrodden banker/ The target of such public rancour/ If only he’d loan us/ Some part of his bonus/ We might just forgive the old w(Twitter 140-character limit reached). ///http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/c6a5a6aa-8173-11e2-904c-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2MDlep0ai Oh pity the downtrodden banker/The target of such … Continue reading

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Diamond’s Not For Ever

There was an old fellow named Bob/ Who found himself out of a job/ Amid public rancour/ The blustering banker/ Admitted there might be a prob. /// http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/07/03/uk-barclays-idUKBRE86208Z20120703

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Sign On You Crazy Diamond*

A silly old banker named Bob/ Declared “I will not quit my job/ The fixing of Libor/ Was not guilt that I bore/ Twas Big Boy & Dude & that mob”. /// http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/  *Credit to The Sun for the headline. … Continue reading

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Banker Rancour

A very old bank called Natwest/ Left customers most unimpressed/ As technical glitches/ Sequestered their riches/ Now Hester’s investors protest. /// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18547149

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