The bankruptcy estate of Lehman Bros. claims that JPMorgan forced Lehman into a sudden bankruptcy, to save itself money it might have had to pay Lehman on derivatives. It’s another example of the wolves of Wall Street eating their own.
|By: Cynthia Kouril Sunday April 18, 2010 1:15 pm|
I don’t understand it. Why would they do it? Oh, I know that Goldman Sachs made a lot of money working both sides of the deal selling short on a synthetic CDO that it created with direct input of the customer who wanted to take the short position (bet against the CDO).