Swiss Bank Loses $2 Billion In Rogue Trades | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio
Filed Under:

Swiss Bank Loses $2 Billion In Rogue Trades

Play associated audio
Police in London say a 31-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a huge trading loss at Switzerland's largest bank. UBS announced it had discovered a $2 billion loss due to unauthorized trading. The bank may have to report a loss for its third quarter as a result.
NPR

Why Are Theater Tickets Cheaper On The West End Than On Broadway?

In London, a matinee ticket for Matilda costs about $60; in New York, it's $137. What's going on? The West End has weaker unions and subsidized theater, while Broadway has amenities.
NPR

Farming The Bluefin Tuna, Tiger Of The Ocean, Is Not Without A Price

Scientists are trying to raise prized bluefin tuna completely in captivity. An experiment at a Baltimore university is the first successful attempt in North America.
WAMU 88.5

Bill Aims To Reduce Sexual Assaults On College Campuses

The bill would force schools to provide confidential advisors to victims and forbids athletic departments from handling sexual assault cases themselves.
NPR

Can Pinterest Compete With Google's Search?

Pinterest has created a database of things that matter to humans. And with a programming team that's largely been hired away from Google, the company has begun offering what it calls "guided search."

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.