Tag Archives for: Financial Instruments

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

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

Derivatives and Extreme Use Of Leverage Will Crash Our Financial System

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 
NYSE:FAS January 15, 2013 12:34pm

Physical Gold vs. SPDR Gold Trust: 5 Questions To Find Your Perfect Goldmate (GLD)

Jared Cummans: Gold investing has surged in popularity in recent years, as the debut of financial instruments like the SPDR Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:GLD) has made it possible for any investors to quickly add exposure to this precious metal in their portfolio.
NYSE:GLD August 27, 2012 10:27am

Is The Correction In Gold And Silver Over? (GLD, SLV, UUP, GDX, SIL)

Jeb Handwerger: Stock markets are tumbling from Japan to Wall Street. Already shaky Spanish and Italian financial instruments are quaking in their fancy boots as Greece does not make the cuts needed to be able to receive financial assistance. Vladimir Putin, a prototypical example of a classic Russian Bear
NYSE:AGQ October 3, 2011 3:45pm

From Rogues To Riches: How ETFs Are Lining Wall Street’s Pockets; While Picking Yours (FAZ, TZA, VXX, FAS, TNA)

Shah Gilani: Maybe you didn't know that the  rogue trader at UBS AG (NYSE:UBS)  who lost $2.3 billion last week was trading exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Or that Jerome Kerviel, another rogue trader at Societe Generale SA
NYSE:FAS September 23, 2011 11:13am

Obama’s ETF Impact

obamaWashington (TheStreet) -- While President Obama and the Commodities Futures Trading Commission push for greater regulation of the financial instruments at the heart of exchange-traded funds like
ETF BASIC NEWS September 15, 2009 1:21pm

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