Originally posted on Rational Arrogance:
There is definitely something suspicious going on here. I just can’t put my finger on it…
A trader who calls himself “LongShortTrader” (LST) – must be some hedge fund guy – just tweeted the email above, apparently from the US FED chairman, Ben. S. Bernanke, notifying LST of a USD 10 million cash inflow. It didn’t take him long to short this option…
Perhaps it was the Hotmail address that made him suspicious?
Or maybe the last remark?
“Thanks for banking with Federal Reserve Bank while we looking forward to serving you with the best of our service.”
Wow! That’s a bank I would trust with my money!
But something mysterious is going on here. I’m not thinking about the Hotmail address or the corny language.
Is it a coincidence that this email surface at this exact point in time, when the US government is shut…
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