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Larger tally of deaths

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Tally 15: 8 Bankers (3 JPMorgan) & 7 Financial/Other

01 - June 10, Daniel Eicher CEO ABC Verlag, a greeting-card company, allegedly committed suicide at home in Bern, though little has been reported about his death (left two notes - was Carsten Schloter's friend).

02 - July 16, Carsten Schloter 49-year-old, CEO Swisscom (telecom) was found dead at his home near Freiburg on Tuesday morning. (Like Wauthier, Schloter left a suicide note, reportedly short and vague)

03 - August 12, Moritz Erhardt 21-year-old, Intern Bank of America, seizure due to exhaustion. According to city workers on the internet forum Wall Street Oasis, he had worked until 6 a.m. for three days in a row.

04 - August 26, Pierre Wauthier 53-year-old, CFO Zurich Insurance Group AG (insurance), was found hanging in the Wauthier family home, in the small upscale Zurich exurb of Walchwil. With clean-cut looks and a marathon-runner's build, Pierre Wauthier left two grown children and a wife, Fabienne, whose memory of his party-dance skills suggested a zest for life, rather than anguish (left two notes).

05 - December 23, Robert Wilson 87-year-old, Wall Street hedge fund exec, jumped to his death from his 16th floor New York City apartment. Wilson, had recently suffered the debilitating effects of a stroke. His suicide from Manhattan’s exclusive San Remo building didn’t occur before he first gave away his $800 million fortune to charity.

06 - January 11, David Bird 55-year-old, long-time reporter for the Wall Street Journal working at the Dow Jones news room, went for a walk on Saturday, January 11, 2014, near his New Jersey home and disappeared without a trace. Mr. Bird was a reporter of the oil and commodity markets which happened to be under investigation by the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations for price manipulation.

07 - January 23, William Broeksmit 58-year-old, On Tuesday, the London police said they had been called to a home in Chelsea, West London, on Sunday to respond to a death. An American, retired from Deutsche Bank, South Kensington in central London, last February, appeared to have committed suicide, according to a person familiar with the matter.

08 - January 26, Tim Dickenson, a U.K.-based communications director at Swiss Re AG, died last week. The circumstances of and reason for Mr. Dickenson's death haven't been made public.

09 - January 27, Karl Slym 58-year-old, Tata Motors managing director was found dead on the fourth floor of the Shangri-La hotel in Bangkok.

10 - January 28, Gabriel Magee 39-year-old, a JP Morgan employee, died after falling from the roof of its European headquarters in London.

11 - January 29, Mike Dueker 50-year-old, who had worked for Russell Investment for five years, was found dead close to the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington State.

12 - February 3, Ryan Henry Crane 37-year-old, former Executive Director in JP Morgan's Global Program Trading desk. Circumstances surrounding his death are unknown.

13 - February 4, Richard Talley 56-year-old, founder and CEO of American Title was found in his garage by a family member with nail-gun wounds.

14 - February 18, Li Jie 33-year-old, allegedly jumped to his death at the JPMorgan Charter House Asia headquarters in central Hong Kong, where Lee said to have been an FX trader for JPM.

15 - February 19, James Stuart Jr., Former National Bank of Commerce CEO was found dead in Scottsdale, Ariz., the morning of Feb. 19.

"It’s not pessimistic, brother, because this is the blues. We are blues people. The blues aren’t pessimistic. We’re prisoners of hope but we tell the truth and the truth is dark. That’s different."