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Goldman Sachs Reveals it Shorted Gulf of Mexico

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posted on May, 4 2010 @ 10:11 AM
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Goldman Sachs Reveals it Shorted Gulf of Mexico


www.huffingtonpost.com

In what is looming as another public relations predicament for Goldman Sachs, the banking giant admitted today that it made "a substantial financial bet against the Gulf of Mexico" one day before the sinking of an oil rig in that body of water.

The new revelations came to light after government investigators turned up new emails from Goldman employee Fabrice "Fabulous Fab" Tourre in which he bragged to a girlfriend that the firm was taking a "big short" position on the Gulf.

"One oil rig goes down and we're going to be rolling in dough," Mr. Tourre wrote in one email. "Suck it,
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posted on May, 4 2010 @ 10:11 AM
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Arrrrggghhh.

HOW the hell did these guys know to short the gulf of Mexico a day before the spill????

How... Who are these guys. They're into everything.

I'm sure they'll say they were doing "God's Work."

So does anyone else think this is suspicious?...
If there was prior knowledge then there is a conspiracy.
Anybody got any ideas?

www.huffingtonpost.com
(visit the link for the full news article)



posted on May, 4 2010 @ 10:14 AM
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Gotta keep a keen eye for The Borowitz Report that keys you into the fact that the story is a satirical piece..




posted on May, 4 2010 @ 10:14 AM
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I swear OP, you're the 8th person to post this article since yesterday..

It's Huffing Post Humor!!!!!

Read the words above it on your link "COMEDY NEWS"



I swear, this is starting to remind me of the panic induced by Orson Wells.

The Martians are coming!



posted on May, 4 2010 @ 10:28 AM
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Alex Jones had this as a Top news piece on his station, which i found almost as amusing as the original article



posted on May, 4 2010 @ 10:39 AM
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Excuse me for wasting everyone's time.
:bnghd:

But thank god it's a hoax.



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