Charles Keating, financier and moralist, 1923-2014 - FT.com
"Ultimately he was undone for mis-selling hundreds of millions of dollars of junk bonds to small savers and pensioners. Thousands lost their savings. One of Lincoln’s marketing mottos was: “Always remember, the weak, meek and ignorant are always good sales targets.” Hundreds of other S&L executives were convicted. But Keating stood out. The contrast with 2008, which has yielded no high-profile convictions, is stark.Keating was unre...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.