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Man Jumps To His Death From JPMorgan London Headquarters

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Early this morning, at JPM's 33 story high London Headquarters located at 25 Bank Street in Canary Wharf, a 39 year-old man jumped to his death after falling onto a 9th floor roof. The police, who were called to the scene at 8:02 this morning, said they are not treating the death as suspicious and no arrests have been made, suggesting the death was indeed a suicide.  London Ambulance Service and London Air Ambulance attended but they could not save the man. 

Bloomberg quotes Jennifer Zuccarelli, a spokeswoman for JPMorgan in London who said that “We are reviewing a very sad incident at 25 Bank Street this morning."  The building and the surrounding area is “currently secure,” she said.

From Bloomberg:

The 11-year-old skyscraper is 33 stories high, according to building-data provider Emporis. It was formerly the European headquarters of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., which filed for the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history in 2008.

 

The bank declined to identify the deceased person or say whether they worked for JPMorgan. The police are waiting for “formal identification,” they said in an e-mailed statement.

London24, which also notes that this is the second high profile banking death within just a few days after Deutsche bank announced its former executive William Broeksmit 58, was found dead in his home on Sunday, caught some tweets describing the incident:

Is this just the first of many banker suicides, if indeed this was a suicide?

 


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Tue, 01/28/2014 - 08:52 | Link to Comment Calculus99
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Very sad indeed.

RIP

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 08:58 | Link to Comment jaap
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33... is the magic number...

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:00 | Link to Comment Richard Chesler
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Jump you fuckers!

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:03 | Link to Comment kaiserhoff
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Shades of Vince Foster.

  All of Hillary's crimes are new again.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:12 | Link to Comment Headbanger
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Shades of 1929 all over again!

And it's not the fall that kills em....

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:26 | Link to Comment NoDebt
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I was wondering how they were going to do that given modern sky scrapers all have sealed windows.  

Time for Jamie Dimon to collect the executive "roof access" keys.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:45 | Link to Comment Stackers
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Headline tomorrow: senior FX and precious metals trader jumps to his death

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:23 | Link to Comment tmosley
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I guess you guys didn't get the memo about the new "No Whistleblowers Allowed" policy at JPM.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 13:32 | Link to Comment Oracle 911
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Jump and do a flip. :)

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 11:24 | Link to Comment max2205
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Jumped or.....pushed?

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 13:57 | Link to Comment Keyser
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I would vote for thrown. 

 

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 13:36 | Link to Comment Crash Overide
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Jamie Dimon isn't 39 is he?    *crosses fingers*

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:39 | Link to Comment kridkrid
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History doesn't repeat, but it does rhyme. WWI and WWII were basically the same war with a brief halftime intermission. During intermission, the global debt Ponzi scheme finished running its course. WWII was a kind of global reset button with a new reserve currency coming out on the other side. If today is 1929, 9/11 would represent the start of WWI. The years in between are the roaring 20's (for China... nouevzeauriche... it works). The Great Depression started in '29, but kind of bounced around some for a bit. It was bad, but people thought it would be short-lived. Then Creditanstalt bank went under in '31 and the shit really hit the fan. I think today is kind of like '31. I think the next big domino to fall will be viewed like the Creditanstalt bank and will plunge the world back into the depression which it never really left. Again... doesn't fit perfectly, only rhymes... but seems pretty aligned.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 13:56 | Link to Comment Bunders
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Poor taste alert, if you are of a sensetive disposition please do not follow this link:

Monty Python

B.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 14:48 | Link to Comment Greenskeeper_Carl
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how can anyone not click on the link when you type that? +1 anytime for monty python

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 15:12 | Link to Comment SunnyDD
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." The building and the surrounding area is “currently secure,” 

It's 9-11 all over again me tell ya,

wait, me get to turn on the online CNN see if the Lehman Brothers's  skyscraper do a free fall again.  

de tv gone dark after 9-11 hehe.

talk about domino, there is an other plunge today:

Former top executive at Deutsche Bank found hanged at his Kensington home Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2547343/Former-executive-Deutsche-Bank-hanged-Kensington-home.html#ixzz2rin9XbX3
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Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:47 | Link to Comment laomei
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casualties_of_the_September_11_attacks#By_t...

 

Funny how that works... lots of bankers get what they deserve and we all get endless bullshit forever because of it.  No one seems to like making that connection for some reason.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:12 | Link to Comment SilverIsKing
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No pictures?

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:18 | Link to Comment jimmytorpedo
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Apparently you don't need rope if you hang them from a high enough tree.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:23 | Link to Comment Handful of Dust
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"Ok, enough of that nonsense giggling ... now get back to work desks."

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:29 | Link to Comment DavidC
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SilverIsKing,
I really hope that is sarcasm.

DavidC

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:39 | Link to Comment SilverIsKing
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I personally have no interest in seeing a bloody and mangled corpse but in this day and age of digital photography and the ease by which one can take photos and communicate them to millions i.e. twitpic, Instagram, etc, I'm surprised those tweets didn't include photos.

That said, it's still early. I would bet that someone who saw the scene there took pictures and they will find their way onto the net.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 11:59 | Link to Comment ParkAveFlasher
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I'm gonna back your bet up with another bet, that the pic would present an inordinate bag of goo swathed in a pinstripe suit, with hair tufting out from a lobe at one end that was once a human head, now simply a hastily-stuffed cap to a scarecrow-like effigy, perhaps with discernable facial features that show neither pain nor suffering, only absence of life, with limbs bent at angles impossible for an intact living vertabrate, with blood streaming here and there sourced by the various wounds and vectoring according to the laws of gravity, pooling predictably according to the planes of the pavement which may or may not have been fractured or disordered by the impact.  Depending upon the color processing of the device used to take the picture, the blood may present as crimson (if dried or coagulated), to red (if frozen), to a kind of sicky red-orange (if mixed with winter slurry on the sidewalk), and the device's pixelation of the once-facial features may translate from outright ghastly to subtly comical, depending upon the viewer's inner reflections of the image.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 19:22 | Link to Comment PhilofOz
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Pavement? Understand he landed on a roof... don't know if it was a tin roof or concrete, if the latter, guess your description is correct. Are you a proffesional writer bye chance?

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:05 | Link to Comment ParkAveFlasher
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This canary got wharfed. 

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 12:04 | Link to Comment Kirk2NCC1701
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Clearly a Fall guy.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:08 | Link to Comment Croesus
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@ Richard Chesler: 

You beat me to it...

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:25 | Link to Comment SilverDOG
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MOAR !!!

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:26 | Link to Comment verum quod lies
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I just thought I'd be neighborly and provide the link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yge311sFhC8

 

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:32 | Link to Comment johnnymustardseed
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Jamie Dimon??? Upset they were fined 20 Billion Dollars?

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 13:47 | Link to Comment Mesquite
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Naw, he got a 74% raise... Surely not depressed..

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 11:17 | Link to Comment johnconnor
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we just need the other 100,000 plus employees to jump as well

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 14:18 | Link to Comment Volaille de Bresse
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Yeah I hope he'll start a trend among his co-workers... C'mon follow the leader!

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:58 | Link to Comment SquirrelButtDan
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@ Jaap   Yes, why 33 same sex couples married at the music awards the other night.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:01 | Link to Comment Laughing Stock
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File under "Good" and "Who gives a shit"

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:31 | Link to Comment DavidC
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Maybe it hasn't occurred to you that the ones most likely to do this are the ones with a sense of morality or integrity. Not all banking staff are sociopaths. Would Dimon do it? No.

DavidC

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:33 | Link to Comment The They
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Or the selfish ones who realize they're about to lose all their money and go to jail

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:42 | Link to Comment fonzannoon
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My guess is it's not someone who had a sudden attack of morality...if it's anything like NY it's someone who found out they got a 1.5 mil bonus instead of a 2 mil bonus.\

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/01/09/bankers-bonus-blues/?_php=true&_t...

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 13:01 | Link to Comment zeta34
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I know this guy, he was an IT guy, not a banker as described.  His bonus was going to be in the 30k range, and pretty well predicted...not $2M as posited here.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:00 | Link to Comment robertocarlos
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No banker is ever going to goal.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:45 | Link to Comment Ranger4564
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Maybe he lost all of someone else's money and was scared shitless. Morality? Integrity? Banking? Bankers?

I've learned one thing... I don't agree with you. All banking staff are sociopaths. Look at the world through the windows, people are suffering due to banker fraud. If the people continue to go to work at said bank to facilitate this shit, then they are sociopaths. You can't keep blaming someone else. Sometimes, like this guy at least admitted, the blame lies at ones feet.

And by the way, all Google staff are also sociopaths. And all staff at the NSA, at the CIA, at DHS, etc. Anyone who is facilitating the destruction of society / civilization / citizens is a sociopath.

And, to conclude, if you were not already delusional, I'd recommend you save your sympathy for those average citizens who die every fucking day, including those who jump / immolate / suicide - murder, due to the extreme fraud being perpetrated by the sociopathic bankers.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 12:01 | Link to Comment Deo vindice
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"All banking staff are sociopaths." Really?

And all generalizations are false (including this one).

That is just plain wrong. Many entry level employees just want a job and are probably not educated as to the evils of the banking system.

I have always felt that Communism was evil, but that didn't mean I hated every citizen of the Soviet Union. I hated the system.

Many years ago I worked at a bank for about 2 years. When I got educated about their ways and could not accept them, I quit.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 16:37 | Link to Comment Ranger4564
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If you deny responsibility, there will be no reform.

 

My definition starts and ends here: Complicit.

 

 

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 19:25 | Link to Comment PhilofOz
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"All banking staff are sociopaths." Really?

 

Well he exaggerated a little bit.... 90% of banking staff are sociopaths and psychopaths.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:46 | Link to Comment mick_richfield
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I think he would probably commit suicide in the more modern tradition -- by shooting himself in the back of the head three times after tying his hands behind his back.  And then writing a suicide note exonerating his masters.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:16 | Link to Comment TideFighter
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"As Lord is my witness, I thought Turkeys could fly!"

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 17:00 | Link to Comment saulysw
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You got me - that was hilarious. If you are reading this and not getting it, search YouTube for "Turkey drop"...

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:38 | Link to Comment Leonardo Fibonacci2
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I am not mad, i just get suicidal!

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:35 | Link to Comment Bangin7GramRocks
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His name was Flat Stanley.

Sun, 02/02/2014 - 21:32 | Link to Comment SuperRay
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A 39 year old banker with enough of a conscience to kill himself? Right.

What did he know, and who did he know it about?

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 08:52 | Link to Comment Four chan
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hopefully this is the start of a trend. rip

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 08:51 | Link to Comment AreaMan
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The higher they go the harder they fall

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 08:51 | Link to Comment Charles Nelson ...
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Too bad Jaime wasn't around for the ride down.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 08:55 | Link to Comment MFLTucson
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Now JP Morgan has someone they can pin the whole Libor fraud on. Needed that one person incapable of defending where the original orders came from.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 08:53 | Link to Comment maskone909
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This man obviously learned that the fed isnt actually a government agency.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 08:52 | Link to Comment fonzannoon
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anytime someone falls onto a 9th floor roof THEN jumps to his death I find it suspicious. But that's just me.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 08:55 | Link to Comment TeamDepends
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No more suspicious than shooting yourself in the head twice.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 08:58 | Link to Comment fonzannoon
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"Dave we heard you put on a long position in our precious metals division"

"Yeah well I uh figured....(gets picked up and thrown off the 33rd story and lands on the 9th floor roof)

"Mike I think he moved, go pick him up and throw him off again"

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:10 | Link to Comment TeamDepends
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The internal JPM Police report will read:  Dave was demoted for insubordination.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:49 | Link to Comment mick_richfield
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Dave was defenestrated for insubordination.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 11:26 | Link to Comment max2205
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Ok....time for a bedcheck for Jon....Jon?....

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:30 | Link to Comment holgerdanske
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a 39 year-old man jumped to his death after falling onto a 9th floor roof.

 

Quite a feat, if you think about it.!

 

That's what you get for living on the edge. Hope his family is ok.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:04 | Link to Comment ajax
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Exactly, the way the Tylers report the incident one is led to believe the man followed in Polanski's footsteps with a double jump as seen in "The Tenant" - albeit not dressed in drag. Here's a better version from The Daily Mail:

"A banker has died after jumping 500ft from the top of JP Morgan's headquarters in London.

The man, who is believed to be aged 39, fell from the 33-floor skyscraper and was found this morning on the ninth-floor roof of the building in Canary Wharf, east London.

JP Morgan refused to say what role the man had, although a source said he was a banker."

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 11:27 | Link to Comment Meat Hammer
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Obama pushed him off with that awkward, uncoordinated, girly throwing motion of his and didn't have enough umph to project the guy all the way over the 9th floor jutout.  Fuckin band geek.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 08:53 | Link to Comment Billy Sol Estes
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His family should sue JP Morgan for not properly having 'This is Not an Exit' signs on all the offices with windows.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 08:52 | Link to Comment Agstacker
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hU4bwFutNw

 

Picture Jamie Dimon as Longshanks and this is what happened.  

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:29 | Link to Comment 101 years and c...
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and bernanke is the gay little douche thats gets backhand by daddy.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 08:53 | Link to Comment AreaMan
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#AskJPMorgan Who cleans up the blood?

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 08:53 | Link to Comment Cacete de Ouro
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Tell me why ...I don't like Mondays

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 08:55 | Link to Comment Billy Sol Estes
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Gonna shoo shoooot the whole day down.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 08:53 | Link to Comment new game
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long kevlar umbellas with titanium braces!

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 08:55 | Link to Comment HellFish
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Just one?  Well it's a start.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 08:58 | Link to Comment WTFMOFO
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GERONIMOOOOOOOOO  Bitchez!

 

 

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:00 | Link to Comment dirtyfiles
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silver lining story hopefully more to come LoL

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:03 | Link to Comment Silverhog
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So what did he do? Stumble across the 9th story roof and jump again? I don't think this was the janitor. 

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:01 | Link to Comment Cacete de Ouro
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25 Jump Street

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:02 | Link to Comment falak pema
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"Where's my golden parachute", were his last words?

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:03 | Link to Comment Ivanovich
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One less banker is a better world.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:02 | Link to Comment ziggy59
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Maybe, just maybe Dimon was visiting London?

Or maybe he was todays whistleblower and he jumped twice....

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:04 | Link to Comment Kaiser Sousa
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make it rain....

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:06 | Link to Comment MrButtoMcFarty
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And somewhere an angel got its wings.....

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:55 | Link to Comment mick_richfield
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Somewhere a devil got his due.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:11 | Link to Comment Kokulakai
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It's a start.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:10 | Link to Comment laomei
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Here's hope it starts raining men like 9/11 all over again.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:29 | Link to Comment Reader1
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Bwahahahaah!

Cue the club music

"It's raining men!"

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:35 | Link to Comment laomei
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http://i.imgur.com/4x8adLn.jpg

I give this one about a 7.5... good form, but splashed the landing.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:11 | Link to Comment the not so migh...
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What good is being richer then me when your dead

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:23 | Link to Comment FullFaithAndCretin
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Even if I were dead I would still understand punctuation better than you.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:23 | Link to Comment the not so migh...
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spelling nazi!!!!!

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:07 | Link to Comment mick_richfield
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than.

 

you're.

 

Tyler -- captcha.

 

 

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:22 | Link to Comment the not so migh...
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ok ...ok...ok

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:11 | Link to Comment Calculus99
Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:14 | Link to Comment Dr. Engali
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Nothing suspicious there.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:26 | Link to Comment Croesus
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If this is the start of a trend, then 2014 may very well be the year "shit falls apart". 

 

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:07 | Link to Comment LawsofPhysics
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Or the year shit finally turns around...

just saying, be optimistic.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:25 | Link to Comment Leaf of Tree
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2014 is the year is will be visible and clear to all that shit is going down.

Might see an Antichrist or two.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 14:24 | Link to Comment the0ther
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Today I read about an Antichrist he jumped from a 33 story building to did death.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 11:39 | Link to Comment Croesus
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@ Laws of Physics: 

You raise a valid point, good sir! 

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 11:09 | Link to Comment e_goldstein
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Or keeps falling from the sky (at least in the financial districts).

 

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:07 | Link to Comment mick_richfield
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Are we seeing little pieces of a war?

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 11:30 | Link to Comment Meat Hammer
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Heeeeey!  No fair!  WE want to hang them, not see them all do it themselves.  I mean, I'm still ok with them meeting their maker, but save a few for us!

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:10 | Link to Comment Rising Sun
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love the sound a bankster makes when hitting the pavement at a high velocity

 

sounds like......JUSTICE!!!

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:01 | Link to Comment mick_richfield
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I was thinking it sounded like a big bag of wet oatmeal.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 11:31 | Link to Comment Meat Hammer
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Or toddlers giggling

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:13 | Link to Comment WarPony
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This window is safe - trust me - I'll show you.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:12 | Link to Comment Dr. Engali
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Jumped, or pushed?

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:12 | Link to Comment BiteMeBO
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Nothing to see here, get back to fleecing the sheeple.  

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:15 | Link to Comment sudzee
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Dead men don't talk.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:21 | Link to Comment gwar5
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Wait.. what? 

So the guy jumped after he already 'fell' and landed on the 9th floor?  Swatit said. Maybe landing on the 9th floor just disoriented him. 

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:25 | Link to Comment gwar5
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Q: What do you call a JPM banker who 'jumps' from the 33rd floor?

 

Answers heard on the street:

1. Who cares

2. A Whistleblower

3. Ahead of the curve

 

 

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:29 | Link to Comment Reader1
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A good start!

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:27 | Link to Comment giggler321
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They say it's sad but will that change when they find out what the guy has done?

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:28 | Link to Comment Reader1
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So long sad times, go long bad times
We are rid of you at last
Howdy gay times, cloudy gray times
You are now a thing of the past

Happy days are here again
The skies above are clear again
So lets sing a song of cheer again
Happy days are here again

Altogether, shout it now, theres no one
Who can doubt it now
So lets tell the world about it now
Happy days are here again

Your cares and troubles are gone
Therell be no more from now on, from now on

Happy days are here again
The skies above are clear again
So lets sing a song of cheer again
Happy times, happy nights
Happy days are here again!

 

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:29 | Link to Comment muleskinner
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He was ordered to listen to Obama speak this evening and it would be a fate worse than death for anybody, so he chose wisely.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:32 | Link to Comment Reader1
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Oh My God!  The bankers are infected with rage!

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:32 | Link to Comment Lumberjack
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TATA MOTORS exec. Karl Slym dies in fall from hotel 

 

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/26/us-tatamotors-md-idUSBREA0P0GH...

 

....I wonder where Al Gore and Elon Musk were on that evening?

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:32 | Link to Comment youngman
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Must have not gotten the job with FoxxConn.....

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:36 | Link to Comment booboo
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So......whales can't fly??

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:35 | Link to Comment A. Buttle
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HoochimammaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaSplat!

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:37 | Link to Comment Reader1
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Make him fly, mommy!  I want to see the bad man fly!

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:38 | Link to Comment Billy Sol Estes
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EmilyB, no one has touched the body because they don't want to get sick from touching a banker. They do handle money all day you know...

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:40 | Link to Comment SharkBit
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Hoping it was Jamie.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:41 | Link to Comment f16hoser
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Was he pushed? Did he know something he shouldn't? Or was his Golden Parachute too heavy? At any rate, Sir Isaac Newton was right; Gravity is a bitch. Another dead Banker. BRILLIANT!

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:43 | Link to Comment JailBanksters
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Hoping these ef'ers will all jump just isn't going to happen.

The only way it's going to happen, is we going to have to force them. Hanging a $100 dollar out the window might work for a few but for the most we are going to need a lot of BFG's

 

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:53 | Link to Comment the not so migh...
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BFG's???? Big Fat Girls????

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:47 | Link to Comment Reader1
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Big F'n Guns?

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 14:18 | Link to Comment the0ther
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Ball-less Farty Gays?

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 14:19 | Link to Comment the0ther
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Ball-less Farty Gays?

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:43 | Link to Comment Smuckers
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...and that's why he's deader than you.

 

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:45 | Link to Comment 22winmag
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At least the two guys in the article went out with some degree of honor.

 

The rest of the pack is going to have to be dragged kicking and screaming from their homes and offices and lynched in the public square.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:48 | Link to Comment Spectre
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Cowards way out of short term problems given the long term remedy.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:48 | Link to Comment MsCreant
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I wonder who he will turn out to be?

Okay, I am every bit of a shit as the next poster here. My proof below:

He heard about Obama's executive order to raise government workers minimum wage to $10.10. The economy will go into the crapper now and so will his career. Might as well jump!

Van Halen

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlq0lYB3iSM

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:48 | Link to Comment Hulk
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Come on MsC, bankrupt companies give their employees raises everyday !!!

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:48 | Link to Comment SAT 800
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Well, there's a step in the right direction.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:51 | Link to Comment T-NUTZ
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he either knew too much, or too little

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:53 | Link to Comment The Reich
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and William Broeksmit of Deutsche found strangled in London, too.

 

1 is an accident

2 is a trend

3 is truly service-oriented 

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:56 | Link to Comment robertocarlos
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Did you know that rats display empathy? Oh well this wasn't Dimond, just some low level guy with some kind of problems he couldn't work out.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:57 | Link to Comment SystemOfaDrown
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Are some middle-level insiders being taken out?
Need to identify titles and job positions of these two recently decease.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 09:59 | Link to Comment Catfish
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Sounds like someone needs to consult with Foxconn on the proper placement of suicide nets.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:01 | Link to Comment LawsofPhysics
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It's about time these fuckers felt some real consequences.  One down, so many more to go...

Too bad it wasn't Jamie...

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 11:50 | Link to Comment realitybiter
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With all due respect to bankers:

What do you call one dead banker on the sidewalk, 33 stories below his building?  A very weak start.

Bankers have raped their way to "success".  Corrupting the system to enrich themselves, creating very, very little.  The ATM, which was invented by engineers, is likely their greatest conritbution to society.....By hook or crook, entropy will return their ill-gotten gains.

This is neither a threat, nor boasting, just a historical observation.  In the parlance of a margerine commercial, "it is not nice to fool with mother nature." 

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:02 | Link to Comment mick_richfield
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Uh-oh. 

Reports coming in now that London police are painting yellow silhouettes of men on the pavement all around the building.....

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 11:48 | Link to Comment monad
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If there were enough British men left on 1984 Island they'd be painting Xs, circular targets, and bets.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:04 | Link to Comment mijev
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To paraphrase an oldie, "if someone pushed ben and jamie off the top of a 33 storey building at the same time, which one would hit the ground first?"

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:09 | Link to Comment mick_richfield
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Rehypothecated.

 

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:18 | Link to Comment quasimodo
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"London Air Ambulance attended but they could not save the man."

I just love the Captain Obvious reporting that takes place so often with news stories. It's about as fucking stupid as the 100 warnings on the package of anything you buy anymoar. 

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:34 | Link to Comment buzzsaw99
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London Air Ambulance arrived on the scene two hours after the man went splat but could not save him. lulz

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