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Too-Big-To-Fail Banks Are At It Again

April 23rd, 2014

banksShah Gilani: Our Too-Big-To-Fail banks are at it again… Read more…

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Too Big To Fail Is Now Bigger Than Ever

March 10th, 2014

banksNone of the problems that caused the last financial crisis have been fixed.  In fact, they have all gotten worse.  The total amount of debt in the world has grown by more than 40 percent since 2007, Read more…

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Too Big To Fail Banks Are Taking Over

December 3rd, 2013

banksThe too big to fail banks (NYSEARCA:XLF) have a larger share of the U.S. banking industry than they have ever had before.  So if having banks that were too big to fail was a “problem” back in 2008, what is it today?  As you will read about below, the total number of banks Read more…

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Too Big To Fail Banks Are Now Bigger Than Ever Before

September 20th, 2013

banksThe too big to fail banks (NYSEARCA:XLF) are now much, much larger than they were the last time they caused so much trouble.  The six largest banks in the United States have gotten 37 percent larger over the past five years.  Meanwhile, 1,400 smaller banks Read more…

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Derivatives Bubble: The Number One Threat That Our Financial System Is Facing

August 5th, 2013

Wall streetWill rapidly rising interest rates rip through the U.S. financial system like a giant lawnmower blade?  Yes, the U.S. economy survived much higher interest rates in the past, but at that time there Read more…

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Too Big To Fail Banks Certainly Have Not

June 2nd, 2013

banksSy Harding: Fair warning – the following may make you sick. Read more…

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Derivatives and Extreme Use Of Leverage Will Crash Our Financial System

January 15th, 2013

leverage-decayAs stocks have risen in recent years, the big hedge funds and the “too big to fail” banks have used borrowed money to make absolutely enormous profits.  But when you use debt to potentially multiply your profits, you also create the possibility that your losses will be multiplied  Read more…

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Collapse Of Derivatives Market: $2 Billion Loss By J.P. Morgan Is Just A Preview (XLF, FAZ, FAS, SKF, BAC, C)

May 13th, 2012

Michael Snyder: When news broke of a 2 billion dollar trading loss by JP Morgan (NYSE:JPM), much of the financial world was absolutely stunned.  But the truth is that this is just the beginning.  This is just a very small preview of what Read more…

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The Next Financial Crisis: Too Big To Fail Banks Continue To Grow In Size (XLF, FAS, SKF, C, BAC, MS, BAC, GS)

April 17th, 2012

Michael Snyder:  The Democrats, the Republicans and especially Barack Obama promised that something would be done about the too big to fail banks so that they would never again be a threat to Read more…

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Debt Bubble: Why “Too Big To Fail” Banks Still Face Much Trouble Ahead (XLF, SKF, FAS, FAZ, JPM, BAC, C, GS)

March 27th, 2012

Michael Snyder:  Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke claims that the Federal Reserve averted a second Great Depression by bailing out the big Wall Street banks during the last financial crisis, and he Read more…

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OWS: Want To Really Clean Up Wall Street? Here’s What Your Demands Should Be (XLF, FAS, SKF, FAZ, BAC, C, JPM)

November 20th, 2011

Shah Gilani: Dear Occupy Wall Street Demonstrators, Let me start by saying that I applaud your initiative. Grassroots protests are the essence of democracy. And as we’ve seen with the Tea Party movement Read more…

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