More details about Evil Kerviel's high-flying motorcycle act. Turns out he made really good bets in the SG betting parlor only he broke into other people's computers to do this. Then, when the bank had to balance the books, he panicked and sold things at a deliberate loss in order to balance things out. Then this sorcerer's apprentice caused a REAL panic and this cascaded until billions were lost, many billions, across the entire planet. I see some moral in this story. The hard working young man doing things for the sheer fun of it? Shows how destabilized the system is, by the way. Many horrible panics start this way, as a game. Time to talk about the Panic of 1893! The one that killed my great granddad.