ok, they lost more than $7bn because of a rogue trader, but don't feel sorry for them. don't you think it would make sense to sue Societe Generale for market manipulation? the facts are: Societe Generale accumulated a humongous long position through futures on the Dax and Eurostoxx through their rogue trader. Societe Generale became aware of this "fraud" last week and decided to liquidate these longs on monday and tuesday. So, in the first place, they pushed markets higher and then, pushed them lower through liquidation. Fine, one may say Societe Generale was victim of a fraud, but it's an internal fraud. It therefore doesn't mean Societe Generale is not responsible for collateral damage it has caused. It's like involuntary homicide, it's still an homicide. I suggest people start thinking about suing Societe Generale. What do you think?