Did Homer like eating fish? The direct consumption of fish only appears a handful of times in the two ancient epics, The Iliad and The Odyssey. Homer brings fish up three times as often to describe them as bloodthirsty monsters, “ravenous” for human flesh. When his heroes do eat fish they do it out of bare necessity. In Book 4 of The Odyssey, Menelaus and his men are pictured “fishing with bent hooks, for hunger pinched their bellies”.
How ironic that Credit Suisse was the first bank to issue an AT1 – otherwise known as cocos
The wiping out of the holders of Credit Suisse’s AT1 is to bond markets as seismic an event as the recent earthquake in Syria and Turkey was to its people.