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Too Big to Fail or too big? Top 5 Banks Hold 95.7%, Or $221 Trillion of Derivatives

Discussion in 'Politics' started by xmaspoo, Mar 27, 2012.

  1. TBTF Get TBTFer: Top 5 Banks Hold 95.7%, Or $221 Trillion, Of Outstanding Derivatives | ZeroHedge

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    Exposure by bank:
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    And the delusion that everyone is somehow hedged. To the tune of $230 trillion!

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    Source: OCC


    See what happens when you bail out banks? They straighten up and fly right, why of course! Certainly they won't partake in more risky endeavors then their previous ones, granted that they don't have to pick up the tab when the losses come due.

    This is why we must remain vigilant and stand ready to provide more capital to banks, when need be.

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  2. Who is more powerful: Obama or Bernanke...

    Central banks are bad. A bank should nt be allowed to loan more than it has in assets. Why can that type of law get passed
     
  3. [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTWKT3pZgT8]Financial Oligarchy and the New Robber Barons w/Derivatives Guru Janet Tavakoli - YouTube[/ame]
     
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