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Taibbi reveals smoking gun at moody's and s&p

by Bill - 2013-06-21 - ( education / news / politics )

"Lord help our f****ing scam?.?.?.?this has to be the stupidest place I have worked at," writes one Standard & Poor's executive. "As you know, I had difficulties explaining 'HOW' we got to those numbers since there is no science behind it," confesses a high-ranking S&P analyst. "If we are just going to make it up in order to rate deals, then quants [quantitative analysts] are of precious little value," complains another senior S&P man. "Let's hope we are all wealthy and retired by the time this house of card[s] falters," ruminates one more."
https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/the-last-mystery-of-the-financial-crisis-200751/">Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone magazine


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