When Banks Fall Apart
Three case histories of spectacularly bad banking practices.
|01||The Day The Bank Stopped||19990731||Julian Putkowski presents the story of the City of Glasgow Bank, which each year until 1878 printed outstanding balance sheets for its thousands of shareholders.|
|02||The Great Portuguese Banknote Swindle||19990807||Julian Putkowski relates the story of how, in the 1920s, a man with impeccable credentials persuaded Waterlow's to print a special order of one million pounds' worth.|
|03 LAST||The Russia Gamble||19990814||When Lloyd George decided to buy banks in Russia, he had to go through a shady financier - or was he a con man?|