Tag Archives for: Derivatives Bubble

Financial Armageddon Approaches As U.S. Banks Have 247 Trillion Dollars Of Exposure To Derivatives

banksDid you know that there are 5 “too big to fail” banks in the United States that each have exposure to derivatives contracts that is in excess of 30 trillion dollars? 
ETF BASIC NEWS December 30, 2015 2:07pm

Warren Buffett: Derivatives Are Still Weapons Of Mass Destruction And ‘Are Likely To Cause Big Trouble’

warren-buffettAfter all these years, the most famous investor in the world still believes that derivatives are financial weapons of mass destruction.
NYSE:FAS June 22, 2015 9:43pm

Is The 505 Trillion Dollar Interest Rate Derivatives Bubble In Imminent Jeopardy?

dollar money bubbleAll over the planet, large banks are massively overexposed to derivatives contracts.  Interest rate derivatives account for the biggest chunk of these derivatives contracts. 
NYSE:GLD May 26, 2015 11:52am

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

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
NYSE:FAS April 13, 2015 9:55pm

Why Derivatives Will Spark The Next Great Global Financial Crisis

dollar etfAre we on the verge of an unprecedented global currency crisis?  On Tuesday, the euro briefly fell below $1.07 for the first time in almost a dozen years.  And the U.S. dollar continues to surge against almost every other major global currency. 
NYSE:UDN March 11, 2015 4:47pm

Eurozone Crisis: 26 TRILLION In Currency Derivatives At Risk

europeThis is the month when the future of the eurozone will be decided.  This week, Greek leaders will meet with European officials to discuss what comes next for Greece.  The new prime minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, has already stated that he will not accept
ETF BASIC NEWS February 12, 2015 5:10pm

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

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
NYSE:XLF December 8, 2014 4:04pm

5 U.S. Banks Each Have More Than 40 Trillion Dollars In Exposure To Derivatives

banksWhen is the U.S. banking system going to crash?  I can sum it up in three words.  Watch the derivatives.  It used to be only four, but now there are five "too big to fail" banks in the United States that each have more than 40 trillion dollars in exposure to derivatives.
NYSE:FAS September 24, 2014 5:29pm

Are We Living In A Bubble Economy? [Dow Jones Industrial Average, Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares]

dollar money bubbleIs there any doubt that we are living in a bubble economy?  At this moment in the United States we are simultaneously experiencing a stock market bubble, a government debt bubble, a corporate bond bubble, a bubble in San Francisco real estate, a farmland bubble,
NYSE:DIA July 9, 2014 10:54am

The Global Derivatives Bubble Is Now 20 Percent Bigger Than 2008

economyThe global derivatives bubble is now 20 percent bigger than it was just before the last great financial crisis struck in 2008.  It is a financial bubble far larger than anything the world has ever seen, and when it finally bursts
NYSE:DIA May 26, 2014 8:46pm

Too Big To Fail Is Now Bigger Than Ever [Bank of America Corp, Citigroup Inc, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wells Fargo & Co]

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,
NYSE:FAS March 10, 2014 8:40pm

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

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
NYSE:FAS August 5, 2013 9:46pm

Time To Pay For Messing With The Markets?

market correction bearCan you smell that?  It is the smell of panic in the air.  As I have noted before, when financial markets catch up to economic reality they tend to do so very rapidly.  Normally we don't see virtually
NYSE:DIA June 20, 2013 11:35pm

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