1818 Newspaper-Emperor Napoleon on St. Helena - Nathan Rothschild  Barings Bank - amp, 1818, bank, Barings, Helena, Napoleon, Nathan, NewspaperEmperor, ROTHSCHILD

1818 Newspaper-Emperor Napoleon on St. Helena - Nathan Rothschild Barings Bank - amp, 1818, bank, Barings, Helena, Napoleon, Nathan, NewspaperEmperor, ROTHSCHILD

When futures trader Nick Leeson is sent to Singapore by the Barings Bank he secretly begins to steal vast amounts of their own money to cover his risky financial wagering.

When futures trader Nick Leeson is sent to Singapore by the Barings Bank he secretly begins to steal vast amounts of their own money to cover his risky financial wagering.

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Going For Broke: Nick Leeson And The Collapse Of Barings Bank

Going For Broke: Nick Leeson And The Collapse Of Barings Bank

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Rogue Trader: How I Brought Down Barings Bank and Shook the Financial World by Nick Leeson, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0316518565/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_xcEdrb1B9DF82

Rogue Trader: How I Brought Down Barings Bank and Shook the Financial World by Nick Leeson, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0316518565/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_xcEdrb1B9DF82

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Clues:  Seamus Heaney wins Nobel Prize for Literature; eBay is founded; Jacques Chirac is elected president of France; Nasdaq closes above 1000 for first time; UK’s Barings Bank collapses, thanks to Nick Leeson; Mississippi becomes last state to ratify abolition of slavery; and 168 people killed in Oklahoma City bombing.

Clues: Seamus Heaney wins Nobel Prize for Literature; eBay is founded; Jacques Chirac is elected president of France; Nasdaq closes above 1000 for first time; UK’s Barings Bank collapses, thanks to Nick Leeson; Mississippi becomes last state to ratify abolition of slavery; and 168 people killed in Oklahoma City bombing.

The founding of Barings Bank, a company which was destroyed twenty years ago by the irresponsible trades of one employee. #BaringsBank

The founding of Barings Bank, a company which was destroyed twenty years ago by the irresponsible trades of one employee. #BaringsBank

Flete, nr Ivybridge, Devon. Built out of Barings Bank money by Norman Shaw for H.B. Mildmay (whose mother was a Baring), 1878-80. A complicated and skillful remodelling of an earlier house showing Shaw at the height of his powers. Now converted to luxury retirement apartments.

Flete, nr Ivybridge, Devon. Built out of Barings Bank money by Norman Shaw for H.B. Mildmay (whose mother was a Baring), 1878-80. A complicated and skillful remodelling of an earlier house showing Shaw at the height of his powers. Now converted to luxury retirement apartments.

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MR & MRS NICHOLAS BARING, former head of Barings Bank at a party in London on October 23rd 1996.LSY 44

MR & MRS NICHOLAS BARING, former head of Barings Bank at a party in London on October 23rd 1996.LSY 44

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