MF Global Liquidation - Everyone Gone!

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Fri, 11/11/2011 - 12:44 | 1870045 GeneMarchbanks
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So will they hit the UE line or a minimum security prison?

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 12:45 | 1870065 Schmuck Raker
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Poor lil' thieves...

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:02 | 1870150 GeneMarchbanks
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Going Deeper:

'The Trustee has also retained Ernst & Young forensic accountants, while Deloitte has been retained to assist in account transfers, claims processing and administration of the liquidation process.'

Ernst & Young? So many twists & turns it's like an M. Night Shyamalan flick...

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:03 | 1870156 TruthInSunshine
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Corzine's defense attorney just held a press conference:

Boom Goes the Dynamite


Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:05 | 1870164 Comay Mierda
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I hope corzine gets raped in prison sandusky-style

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:10 | 1870186 AbandonShip
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too soon.  Still feel bad for those kids.

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:35 | 1870294 redpill
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Wait, what about all the MF apologists they paraded out on CNBC that said this was just a reorganization?

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:57 | 1870349 dracos_ghost
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Wait, what about all the MF apologists they paraded out on CNBC that said this was just a reorganization?


Death can be considered just a reorganization too.

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 14:04 | 1870369 flacon
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From the "Careers" page at MFG:


At MF Global, we provide both the learning and career opportunities necessary to fulfill your professional goals.

Our global management team fosters an environment where employees are encouraged to participate and offer their perspectives.We invest in our employees and take pride in their achievements, because at MF Global, we believe it is the caliber of our employees that differentiates us.


Benefits of working at MF Global

For more information on job openings available at MF Global, please click here to browse through current openings.

Even if you do not apply for a position currently listed, we still encourage you to create a profile on OneWire in order to be considered for future opportunities. To create your profile, click on the MF Global Careers graphic on this page.

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 14:33 | 1870468 redpill
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Well that employee stock purchase plan sure worked out, didn't it!

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 17:17 | 1870942 jonjon831983
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That 's so sad man...

Not everybody is involved in the shenanigans, like the secretary or backoffice people who get the shit end of the stick hauling ass for everybody else who gets paid multiples more...

They may have tried to save a little of every paycheque on the ESOP hoping to get a little back when they retire... only to be left with nothing.

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 17:14 | 1870930 jonjon831983
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Sooooooo should I apply?

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 23:04 | 1871530 AldousHuxley
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Company Rating   Based on 18 ratings 


Employees say it's "OK"

CEO Rating   Based on 4 ratings 

Jon S. Corzine

Chairman and CEO

75% Approve

MF Global Anonymous:   (Current Employee)

MF Global work environment is very demanding and challenging and lot needs to be done to attain work global standards

MF Global Broker in Chicago, IL:   (Past Employee - 2009)



Well known firm within industry circles. Not hard to sell the name.


The firm does not give leads. Every man for himself.


MF Global Trade Assistant in Chicago, IL:   (Past Employee - 2010)

Company struggling with profitability, poor morale


Good place to get experience


Constantly downsizing and overhauling leads to low employee morale. Pay is low relative to managers, tense place to work, people always being let go.


MF Global Anonymous:   (Past Employee - 2008)

Used to be a great place to work!!!


Always valued hard-working, loyal employees. Atmosphere is entrepreneurial, casual and fun. You work hard, but were recognized for your efforts and rewarded with increased responsibility and increased salary/bonus. Very, very loyal employees!!!


With recent management changes, culture is changing. Long-time loyal, hard-working employees no longer seem to be valued. More of a network of friends running the show.

Sat, 11/12/2011 - 02:18 | 1871755 AbandonShip
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Fri, 11/11/2011 - 23:00 | 1871521 AldousHuxley
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Executive Vice President

1 MF Global Salary

n/a $286k $314k


1 MF Global Salary

n/a $179k $195k


1 MF Global Salary

n/a $168k $180k

Senior Finance Recruiter

1 MF Global Salary

n/a $169k $183k n/a $143k $157k

Interest Rate Futures Broker

1 MF Global Salary

n/a $144k $156k

Interest Rate Products Specialist

1 MF Global Salary

n/a $144k $157k

Senior Risk Analyst

1 MF Global Salary

n/a $129k $140k

Data Integration Specialist

1 MF Global Salary

n/a $128k $141k

Vice President

5 MF Global Salaries

$110,000 $100k $150k

Sharepoint Developer

1 MF Global Salary

n/a $100k $110k

Senior Vice President

4 MF Global Salaries

$102,500 $75k $185k

Quantitative Analyst

1 MF Global Salary

n/a $95k $105k

Derivative Markets Analyst

1 MF Global Salary

n/a $82k $89k

Quality Assurance Analyst

1 MF Global Salary

n/a $77k $83k

Derivative Advisor

1 MF Global Salary

n/a $67k $72k

Direct Market Access Client Service Representative

2 MF Global Salaries

$62,724 $58k $68k

Operational Systems Specialist

2 MF Global Salaries

$55,714 $53k $58k

Commodities Broker

1 MF Global Salary

n/a $48k $52k
Sat, 11/12/2011 - 05:10 | 1871842 Harlequin001
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Most of these are less than $12,000/ month. So what?

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:22 | 1870238 hampsterwheel
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Another classic and timeless example of what happens when a socialist minded person attempts to run a business - what is so amazing that he drove a company BK in an environment of legal insider trading, market manipulation, legalized illegal accounting practices, advance minutes to fed decisions, countless "blue horse shoe" calls and YET he still drove it into the ground - amazing!!!

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:50 | 1870335 Ricky Bobby
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Makes you wonder? Primary fricking dealer!

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:57 | 1870350 Manthong
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M F’n brokerage customer:

“We didn’t think we were just customers,” said David Rosen, a 32-year-old energy broker who works at the New York Mercantile Exchange. “We’re the ones in the pits providing liquidity so everyone around the world can trade these products.”

Now somebody prove that most other trading accounts and market  liquidity is not similarly compromised.

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 14:32 | 1870451 ToNYC
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The proof is at the bottom of the sea. The iceberg named Corzine drove a desperate NY Monopoly Bank gang/FEd dagger into the heart of Chicago. Corzine as BondZilla, the Chicago confidence killah!

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 14:50 | 1870527 I am a Man I am...
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I'm so sick of people acting like they are fucking Ghandi under the guise of providing liquidity.  If there's not a willing buyer and a willing seller too fucking bad.  Welcome to the world of markets.

Sat, 11/12/2011 - 05:11 | 1871843 Harlequin001
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well said...

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:22 | 1870240 hampsterwheel
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Another classic and timeless example of what happens when a socialist minded person attempts to run a business - what is so amazing that he drove a company BK in an environment of legal insider trading, market manipulation, legalized illegal accounting practices, advance minutes to fed decisions, countless "blue horse shoe" calls and YET he still drove it into the ground - amazing!!!

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 23:09 | 1871539 AldousHuxley
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take out US government subsidies and let see who is the real socialist?


Corporate farmers










Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:27 | 1870254 orangedrinkandchips
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"And were gonna smoke an ounce to that...G's up, Ho's down!!"




See...Much like Dexter, sick-as-fuck Pedophile liars CAN serve a purpose in today's "society"......who woulda thunk?? lol

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:19 | 1870231 hampsterwheel
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I love the line "Terminated to preserve assets" --- so at least we are honest as to what is an asset and what is not ...

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:04 | 1870161 Harlequin001
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Yeees, Ha ha sucks to be you...and just in time for Christmas as well.

That'll bugger up the Christmas tree tax...

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:29 | 1870194 TruthInSunshine
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I thought Jamie Dimon had remembered that he was holding, for safekeeping, 600 or 700 million some odd dollars in his office safe, as a favor to Corzine.

What happened to that very specific recollection?

Oh, Jamie remembered wrongly?

I hate when that happens.

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:46 | 1870325 GenX Investor
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That was already accounted for, they are still missing a similar sum accoring to reports.

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 23:13 | 1871547 AldousHuxley
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Joos don't do Christmas.


They just got done with Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur sothey don't care.

Sat, 11/12/2011 - 02:23 | 1871758 Harlequin001
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and your point being?

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:35 | 1870290 kaiserhoff
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Forensic accountants?  As opposed to the clairvoyant, turban wearing, future prophesying accountants?  But those would be eCONomists.  I'm so confused.

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:29 | 1870263 SpeakerFTD
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This is bullshit.  98% of these guys are simple brokers, doing the same mundane, if sometimes lucrative work, that comes with being an OTC broker.   That same 98% just had no idea about account commingling and no involvement in the investment in Euro paper.  They were just doing the same job that OTC brokers all over the street do and in a matter of a couple months they lost their equity and then their jobs.   These are guys with mortgages and families who are now thoroughly screwed thanks to Corzine and his brain trust.

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:37 | 1870300 kaiserhoff
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Well said, but you can't expect the spoiled twelve year olds on the day shift here to make those distinctions;)

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 15:59 | 1870718 Wannabee
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I am hopeful I misunderstood your post. Cuz, I don't have an address in the Hamptons, nor Bahama's. I'm just a working slug, trying to bank a few bucs to pay for my kids' college. So they don't have 6 figure debt before they start their careers.


Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:49 | 1870332 Doomer
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That's life in the big casino.  Be careful of the company you keep.

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:54 | 1870339 Schmuck Raker
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I should feel bad for the guys that went off to college with dollar signs in their eyes, knowing that when they got out they'd be making six figure incomes.

I might regret that these fellows HAD NO IDEA that they bought houses bigger than they needed, or that they could afford should the completely unforeseeable happen - that they might lose their jobs.

I should weep for the innocent children of these brave cogs in the financial services industry, who probably will have to attend a 'public' school.


- and yet, I don't. Hmmm.

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:07 | 1870171 The Big Ching-aso
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What about their Hampton chateaus?    How will they ever vacay again commensurate with their social status?

This is unconscionable.


Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:48 | 1870330 azusgm
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Looks like 150-200 may be hired back by the trustee.

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 14:23 | 1870427 Freddie
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Obama's Democrat pal John Corzine.   Customer fleeced and cheated.  Another Dem bustout like Solyandra.

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 12:42 | 1870050 goldencross10
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Positive news for the next NFP report!

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:07 | 1870172 DeadFred
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200 new hires for a start up company which validates the birth death adjustments. Bullish

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 12:43 | 1870053 Sqworl
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Gone with Bonus and client money...Yay

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 12:43 | 1870055 lolmao500
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Jon Corzine for the win!

Portrait of MF's former CEO Corzine on sale for $85,000

He has put it up for sale at a price of $85,000 for the next week, during what Raymond calls the 'annotation period.' After that, he will raise the price north of $100,000.

ZHers should team up and buy that portrait... and Tyler then takes a dump on it on TV...

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 14:22 | 1870419 Bob Sacamano
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He is a loathsome, offensive liberal brute, yet I can't look away

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 12:43 | 1870057 Conrad Murray
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Too bad they didn't all do humanity a favor and jump.

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 12:43 | 1870058 Ctrl-Alt-Defeat
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Aaaaaaaaand, it's gone.

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 12:49 | 1870088 bernorange
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You forgot the "poof" - it's my favorite part.

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 15:22 | 1870632 Whoa Dammit
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Since their website seems to feature stylish young men, perhaps the money really did go "poof".

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 12:44 | 1870061 SheepDog-One
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Hillarious! We're looking at total chaos and Wall St blowup, but no one sees it because the DOW is up 2% today so that means all is well. 

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