Trader kills self in finance world’s latest suicide

Michael Gray The New York Post 3/12/2014

A Manhattan trader was killed Tuesday morning by a speeding Long Island Rail Road commuter train, marking at least the seventh suicide of a financial professional this year.

Edmund (Eddie) Reilly, 47, a trader at Midtown’s Vertical Group, jumped in front of an LIRR train at 6 a.m. […]

Bailout Watchdog Questions All $5.8 Million of Simpson Thacher’s Legal Fees

Michael Smallberg Project on Government Oversight 9/29/2011

As a taxpayer, you have to love a watchdog report with a chapter heading that reads:

“SIGTARP Questioned All $5.8 Million of Simpson Thacher’s Legal Fees Because Simpson Thacher Did Not Provide Any Description of Work Performed or Any Receipts for Expenses”

That’s from a report issued yesterday […]