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Goldman Sachs shorted Gulf of Mexico

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posted on May, 31 2010 @ 04:22 PM
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Much like the short positions taken on AA and Delta right before 9/11, this would seem to indicate either astounding clairvoyance, or guilt.



NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report) - 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, fishies and birdies!"

The news about Goldman's bet against the Gulf comes on the heels of embarrassing revelations that the firm had taken a short position on Lindsay Lohan's acting career.


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posted on May, 31 2010 @ 04:35 PM
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Originally posted by CaptChaos
Much like the short positions taken on AA and Delta right before 9/11, this would seem to indicate either astounding clairvoyance, or guilt.



NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report) - In what is looming as another public relations predicament for Goldman Sachs, [/url]


Public relations predicament??? This should instead kick off a criminal investigation yet all they're talking about is public relations??

[edit on 31/5/2010 by Iamonlyhuman]



posted on May, 31 2010 @ 04:37 PM
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