Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Financial crisis is causing suicides

Is this the modern day equivalent to people jumping out of windows during the 1929 stock market crash?

German Billionaire Commits Suicide


Trader takes own life over large losses
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?id=31449&seenIt=1

Mortgages Ltd. chairman's death ruled a suicide
http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/business/articles/2008/07/24/20080724biz-colesdeath0724.html

Suicide Madoff investor was 'honorable man'
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/28368421/

Billionaire Merckle commits suicide
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/f9557fac-dc05-11dd-b07e-000077b07658.html

Real-Estate Executive Found Dead in Apparent Suicide
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123127267562558295.html?mod=special_page_campaign2008_mostpop

Private equity boss kills himself
http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2008/sep/28/privateequity1

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