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The tag 'Credit Default Swap' is associated with 4 posts.

Collateralized “Death” Obligations?

Both JP Mor­gan Chase and Deutsche Bank are, or have been the focal points of ongo­ing inves­ti­ga­tions into their oper­a­tions. Now, two execs, one for­mer and one active, have alleged­ly com­mit­ted sui­cide. The mor­tal­i­ty rate among Lon­don based bank­ing exec­u­tives has been par­tic­u­lar­ly high in recent years. We won­der if the high mor­tal­i­ty rate, the ongo­ing cap­i­tal trou­bles and legal inves­ti­ga­tions plagu­ing the firms may be relat­ed to these deaths. Are we look­ing at col­lat­er­al­ized “death” oblig­a­tions?


FTR #693 Miscellaneous Articles and Updates

Black­wa­ter secu­ri­ty out­fit plots to kill whistle­blow­ers; dead­ly pathogens miss­ing from Ft. Det­rick; virus­es mutat­ing to infect oth­er species; the bailout has­n’t assured eco­nom­ic secu­ri­ty and has made the insti­tu­tions that are “too big to fail” even big­ger.


FTR #670 Update on the Meltdown, Part 3: Top Banana Republic

U.S. is beset by the same struc­tur­al eco­nom­ic and polit­i­cal prob­lems as Emerg­ing Mar­ket coun­tries; Will the “Top Banana Repub­lic” pull through? Or will we bring the rest of the world down?


FTR #650 Analyzing the Causes of the Crash –
Interview with Lucy Komisar

Invest­ment indus­try cor­rupt to its foun­da­tions, in reg­u­lar col­lu­sion with U.S. reg­u­la­to­ry offi­cials.