Bank and Investment Bank Credibility!

By: Ian Campbell | Fri, Jul 6, 2012
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Why Read: Because current events could be a 'logs that collectively break the camel's back'.

Featured Articles: Two articles today jump up and beg for notice:

As said in yesterday's Newsletter:

"while allegations are just that until they are either proved or disproved, whether it is fair or unfair, even allegations can lead to feelings of discomfort and worse on the part of bank customers, retail investors, institutional investors, and others".

If there are enough negative allegations aimed at specific banks and investment banks, whether or not such allegations are ever proved, there has to be spillover resulting in a negative cloud over the entire financial services industry. Important questions from 20,000 feet then have to be:

JPMorgan Probed Over Possible Power Market Manipulation
Source: CompliancEX, from Reuters, July 5, 2012. READ THIS ARTICLE in 1 minute.

Spain's Banking Crisis Moves Into the Courtroom
Source: CompliancEX, from the New York Times, July 5, 2012. READ THIS ARTICLE in 1 minute.



Ian Campbell

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