One Nut and Two Blue Swans? UBS Code...

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    One Nut and Two Blue Swans? UBS Code...

    Ok, its not as interesting as the Da Vinci code, but then it was made up by Swiss bankers....

    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/20/bu...aixxNaeu6P1i9w

    In their world, one nut meant $250,000, while one swan meant $1 million. Colors were used to designate certain currencies. Orange, for example, represented the euro; blue, the British pound.

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    Oh, I thought this was going to be dirty...

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    the Justice Department had zeroed in on about 19,000 wealthy Americans. Those UBS customers had a combined $20 billion in assets at the bank

    I thought "Woooow!" before I realised that it's only just over 1 mil each.