Article: Merrill Lynch salesman describes shock, anger after Shkreli lost $7 million for Merrill on short trade and then threatens firm if it tries to collect

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Merrill Lynch salesman describes shock, anger after Shkreli lost $7 million for Merrill on short trade and then threatens firm if it tries to collect

Dan Mangan

CNBC, 5 July 2017

A Merrill Lynch salesman Wednesday described his shock at learning in February 2011 that Martin Shkreli’s hedge fund was unable cover a short trade that left Merrill Lynch with a $7 million loss a day after assuring the firm the trade could be covered.

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