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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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Financial Collapse Inevitable As The Derivatives Bubble Grows

April 2nd, 2013

market correction bearHave you ever wondered how the big banks (NYSEARCA:XLF) make such enormous mountains of money?  Well, the truth is that much of it is made by gambling recklessly.  If they win on their bets, they become fabulously wealthy.  Read more…

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Too-Big-To-Fail (Now) = Too Big To Jail

March 10th, 2013

banksJeff Nielson: A few years ago I wrote a piece entitled Why Too Big To Fail = Too Big To Exist with respect to the Wall Street banking oligopoly and its “friends” in other bankster-dominated Western regimes. This week U.S. Attorney 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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50 Bold Economic Predictions For 2013

January 1st, 2013

Michael Snyder: Are you ready for a wild 2013?  It should be a very interesting year.  When the calendar flips over each January, lots of people make lots of lists.  They make lists of “resolutions”, but most people never follow through on Read more…

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The Necessity of Smashing The Big Bank Oligopoly

December 17th, 2012

Jeff Nielson: It was encouraging to see a recent article in the N.Y. Times arguing for the necessity of smashing the Big Bank Oligopoly in the U.S. Apparently not everyone has forgotten the basic fundamentals of economics. Read more…

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Bankers’ Fraud Now ‘Too Big To Fail’ (XLF, FAS, FAZ, SKF, C, MS, GS, BAC, JPM)

July 2nd, 2012

Jeff Nielson: There is more outrageous news out concerning the Western banking cabal, the crime syndicate otherwise known as our financial sector. The news was not that these banksters have openly admitted that they willingly/gleefully participated Read more…

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When The Derivatives Market Crashes (And It Will) U.S. Taxpayers Will Be On The Hook (XLF, FAS, FAZ, SKF, JPM)

May 29th, 2012

Michael Snyder: Warren Buffett once said that derivatives are “financial weapons of mass destruction”, and that statement is more true today than it ever has been before.  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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“Too Big to Fail,” What the U.S. Can Learn From the Titanic

April 5th, 2012

While browsing the BBC’s news site on Tuesday, I stumbled on a piece about the Titanic. Since I’ve seen the movie – and therefore know everything about the big ship (including the fate of Rose DeWitt Bukater’s blue diamond necklace) – I’m not quite sure Read more…

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Occupy Wall Street: Must-Know Facts About Big Banks (XLF, FAS, FAZ, BAC, C, JPM, GS)

October 21st, 2011

EconMatters: Wall Street big banks (NYSE:XLF), although not entirely responsible for the Great Recession, most experts agree that banks creating and partying in the subprime securitization mess is one of the major contributing events that broke the camel’s back. Read more…

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Investors: These Three Men Represent Everything That’s Wrong With Wall Street (XLF, FAS, FAZ, SKF, BAC)

October 14th, 2011

Shah Gilani: I’ve already expressed my desire to embrace the Occupy Wall Street movement. I said last week that I would join in whole-heartedly if I knew exactly what the protesters were trying to achieve. Read more…

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Financials: Why It’s Time To Bail On Bank Stocks (XLF, FAS, FAZ, C, BAC, WFC)

August 17th, 2011

Martin Hutchinson:  There was a time when bank stocks actually looked like good investments. And many, having racked up big gains over the past two years, proved to be just that. Read more…

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