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A view of the Russian central bank in Moscow.
A view of the Russian central bank in Moscow.
(Denis Sinyakov/Reuters)

Russia suspected of mass withdrawals from Fed accounts

Let’s say you irritated your banker; not a wise move, but we humans don’t always think rationally.

Your banker angrily threatens to bring you to heel by locking you out of your accounts. You get a week or so to correct your behaviour, or suffer the consequences. What do you do?

Most likely, your rational side kicks in and you get your money as far away from said banker as you can, while the getting is good.