Posts Tagged ‘banks’

Grexit: Remaining In The Eurozone Is No Longer ‘The Base Case’ For Greece

April 21st, 2015

greeceAccording to the Wall Street Journal, Greece staying in the eurozone is no longer “the base case” for European officials, and one even told the Journal that “literally nothing has been achieved” in negotiations Read more…


The Six Too Big To Fail Banks In The U.S. Have 278 TRILLION Dollars Of Exposure To Derivatives

April 13th, 2015

banksThe very same people that caused the last economic crisis have created a 278 TRILLION dollar derivatives time bomb that could go off at any moment.  When this absolutely colossal bubble does implode Read more…


Financial ETFs In Focus On Rising Rates Buzz

March 11th, 2015

bank1The stock market saw one of its worst sell-offs this year on Tuesday as investors feared that the Fed may begin normalizing its monetary policy long after six years, sooner than previously expected. Read more…


America’s Biggest Financial Institutions Are Loading Up On Treasuries

February 26th, 2015

bankMike Burnick: A recent Bloomberg story caught my eye by posing a very good question: “What do America’s banks know about the state of the U.S. economy that has them hoarding ultra-safe bonds?” Read more…


Bank of America Corp, Citigroup Inc, Wells Fargo & Co, JPMorgan Chase & Co.: Why Bank Stocks Are So Cheap

January 22nd, 2015

banksMichael Lewitt: My continuing search for sectors of the stock market that are trading cheaply and offer the potential for gain has led me to a controversial slice of the market: bank stocks. Read more…


Swiss Shocker Triggers Gigantic Losses For Banks, Hedge Funds And Currency Traders

January 20th, 2015

wall-street-etfThe absolutely stunning decision by the Swiss National Bank to decouple from the euro has triggered billions of dollars worth of losses all over the globe.  Citigroup and Deutsche Bank both say that their losses were somewhere in the neighborhood of 150 million dollars Read more…


Bank of America Corp, Citigroup Inc, JPMorgan Chase & Co.: The Year Big Banks Breakup

January 15th, 2015

banksMarshall Hargrave: From big bank breakups to activist interventions, 2015 could be a pivotal year for the nation’s largest banks. Read more…


JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM): The Biggest Concern Facing The Bank

January 15th, 2015

bankJim Bach: The JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) stock price faltered more than 4% on this morning on an earnings miss – but this looks like just the start of the firm’s troubles. Read more…


Bank of America Corp (BAC) Misses Revenue By $2 Billion As Trading Revenue Collapses

January 15th, 2015

bank of america1Tyler Durden: Following disappointing results from JPM and Wells Fargo yesterday, it was Bank of America Corp’s (NYSE:BAC) turn to “surprise” investors with its disclosure just how bad its quarter was. And with the bank reporting a 50% collapse in its sales Read more…


Goldman Sachs Group Inc, Bank of America Corp Warn Crude Crash Will Have Negative Impact On GDP, Earnings

January 12th, 2015

crudeoilTyler Durden: The plunge in oil prices is unambiguously good for the US economy. Read more…


Is Citi The Next AIG: 70 Trillion Reasons Why Citigroup Inc And Congress Scrambled To Pass The Swaps “Push-Out” Rule

January 5th, 2015

citigroup, Inc.Tyler Durden: Earlier today, when we were conducting a routine check with the Office of the Currency Comptroller’s on the total notional amount of derivatives held at the Big 4 banks in the context of the “JPMorgan break up” story, we found something stunning: using the latest, Read more…


Is This The Start Of The Next Major Financial Crisis?

December 14th, 2014

financial crisisIs this the start of the next major financial crisis?  The nightmarish collapse of the price of oil is creating panic in financial markets all over the planet.  On June 16th, U.S. oil was trading at a price of $107.52.  Read more…


Ellen Brown: Big Banks Will Take Depositors Money In Next Crash

December 11th, 2014

banksGreg Hunter: The G-20 met recently in Australia to make new banking rules for the next financial calamity.  Financial reform advocate Ellen Brown says these new rules will allow banks to take money from depositors and pensioners globally.  Read more…


New Law Would Make Taxpayers Potentially Liable For TRILLIONS In Derivatives Losses

December 8th, 2014

banksIf the quadrillion dollar derivatives bubble implodes, who should be stuck with the bill?  Well, if the “too big to fail” banks have their way it will be you and I.  Right now, lobbyists for the big Wall Street banks are pushing really hard to include an extremely insidious provision Read more…


Plummeting Oil Prices Could Destroy The Banks That Are Holding Trillions In Commodity Derivatives

December 4th, 2014

oil gasCould rapidly falling oil prices trigger a nightmare scenario for the commodity derivatives market?  The big Wall Street banks did not expect plunging home prices to cause a mortgage-backed securities implosion back in 2008, and their models did not anticipate Read more…


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