Category Archives: Financial_Wizardry

Question for Greenspan: What is an “open-ended fixed-price mutual put”?

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*****Government (not Wall Street) Financial Innovation Caused 2008 Financial Crisis*****

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Posted in Financial_Wizardry, Key_Entries, Treasury, Videos | 8 Comments

Inaccurate rating models came straight from the federal government

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Posted in Background_Info, Financial_Wizardry | 1 Comment

The Federal Reserve selling put options to “reduce risk premiums embedded in longer-term rates”

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Posted in Background_Info, Federal_Reserve, Financial_Wizardry | 7 Comments

DTCC failure-to-deliver data

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Posted in Background_Info, Financial_Wizardry, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 2 Comments

*****The Brady Bond Provided The Recipe For Credit Enhancement*****

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Posted in Background_Info, Bailouts, Currency_Collapse, Financial_Wizardry, Treasury, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 3 Comments

The EuroCCP Fraud Continues With The Introduction Of Clearing Service for US Equities

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Posted in Euro_Zone, Financial_Wizardry, News_Developments, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 9 Comments

Europe becoming of a focus of DTCC’s “business activities”

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Posted in Financial_Wizardry, News_Developments, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 1 Comment

Net Settlement and the CME’s Missing Collateral

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Posted in Background_Info, Currency_Collapse, Financial_Wizardry, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 4 Comments

*****The Fraud of Daylight Overdrafts and Repurchase Agreements*****

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Posted in Background_Info, Currency_Collapse, Financial_Wizardry, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 1 Comment

*****Net Settlement And The Shortfalls Of Clearinghouse Guarantees*****

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Standby Letters of Credit and Clearing Organization

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Disturbing Findings in Lehman Bros. Report

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Posted in Financial_Wizardry, News_Developments, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 6 Comments

*****What You Need To Know About Wall Street*****

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Posted in Background_Info, Currency_Collapse, Financial_Wizardry, Gold, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 3 Comments

*****Unregulated Securities Lending Has Kept Insovent Banks Alive Since The 1980s*****

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*****How buy-in requirements were eliminated*****

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*****Broker-Dealers Have Had A Negative Net Worth Since 1989*****

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*****S&L Aftermath*****

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Posted in Background_Info, Bailouts, Currency_Collapse, Federal_Reserve, Financial_Wizardry, Gold, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 1 Comment

*****Safe Harbor Provisions*****

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Goldman Sachs Leveraged $70 Billion in Government Money For Record Profits

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Posted in Federal_Reserve, Financial_Wizardry, News_Developments, Treasury, Videos, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 7 Comments

Wall Street Using “Structured Notes” To Defraud Unwitting Investors Around The World

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Posted in Financial_Wizardry, News_Developments, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 7 Comments

*****The Fed Was Abolished Back In 1934*****

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Posted in Background_Info, Currency_Collapse, Federal_Reserve, Financial_Wizardry, Treasury, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 15 Comments

Normal and Abnormal Open Interest Patterns

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Posted in Background_Info, Financial_Wizardry | 5 Comments

THE CHINA DERIVATIVES THREAT

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Posted in Background_Info, China, Financial_Wizardry, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 35 Comments

*****Madness: Commodity linked structured notes*****

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Posted in Background_Info, Financial_Wizardry, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 26 Comments

How Much Open Interest In Commodity Futures Is Backed By AIGFP?

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Posted in Background_Info, Financial_Wizardry, Food_Crisis, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 3 Comments

Why is it always Goldman Sach?

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Posted in Background_Info, Financial_Wizardry, Market_Skepticism, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 6 Comments

*****Banks Pretend To Have Billions In Vault Cash*****

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Posted in Background_Info, Federal_Reserve, Financial_Wizardry, Market_Skepticism, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 16 Comments

*****FDIC Guarantees Boost Profits For Financial Giants While FDIC Fees Crush Smaller Banks*****

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Posted in Bailouts, Financial_Wizardry, Market_Skepticism, News_Developments, Treasury, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 8 Comments

*****Videos Explaining High Frequency Trading And The Fed’s Obsession With Secrecy*****

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Posted in Background_Info, Currency_Collapse, Federal_Reserve, Financial_Wizardry, Market_Skepticism, Videos, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 1 Comment

*****Examining The Manipulation Of Wheat*****

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Posted in Background_Info, Financial_Wizardry, Food_Crisis, Market_Skepticism, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 3 Comments

*****Options, Manipulation, And Government Sanctioned Insider Trading*****

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Posted in Background_Info, Bailouts, Financial_Wizardry, Market_Skepticism, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 10 Comments

No Transparency Or Honesty In US/UK Gold Markets

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Posted in Financial_Wizardry, Gold, News_Developments | 18 Comments

*****Bad Ways Of Betting Against The Dollar*****

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Posted in Background_Info, Currency_Collapse, Financial_Wizardry, Market_Skepticism, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 12 Comments

*****Understanding The US Treasury Market*****

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Posted in Background_Info, Currency_Collapse, Federal_Reserve, Financial_Wizardry, Treasury, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 6 Comments

Treasury/ESF Interference In US Free Markets

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Posted in Background_Info, Currency_Collapse, Financial_Wizardry, Market_Skepticism, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 13 Comments

*****Securities Lending Created Over 4 Trillion Demand For US Bonds*****

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Posted in Background_Info, Financial_Wizardry, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 5 Comments

*****About The 14 Trillion Collateral Behind The 1.144 Quadrillion Derivatives Market*****

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Posted in Background_Info, Currency_Collapse, Financial_Wizardry, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 20 Comments

Big Banks Suffering Losses As Subprime Mortgages GET REPAID

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Posted in Financial_Wizardry, Humor, News_Developments, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 7 Comments

*****Fed’s Authority Under Attack*****

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Posted in Bailouts, Currency_Collapse, Federal_Reserve, Financial_Wizardry, Market_Skepticism, News_Developments, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 7 Comments

*****The Insanity Of Naked Option Writing*****

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Posted in Background_Info, Financial_Wizardry, Market_Skepticism, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 2 Comments

Worsening Bank Loans And The Underfunded FDIC

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Counterparty Risk In Securities Lending For ETFs

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Posted in Background_Info, Financial_Wizardry, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 3 Comments

*****Bailout Insanity And Bank Arrogance*****

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Posted in Background_Info, Bailouts, Federal_Reserve, Financial_Wizardry, Market_Skepticism, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 4 Comments

*****Have China watchers never heard of a decoy?*****

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Posted in Background_Info, China, Currency_Collapse, Federal_Reserve, Financial_Wizardry, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 14 Comments

*****Naked Short Selling, Treasury Settlement Failures, And Central Bank Money Printing*****

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Posted in Background_Info, Financial_Wizardry, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 12 Comments

*****401(k)s Hit by Withdrawal Freezes*****

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Posted in Financial_Wizardry, News_Developments, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 8 Comments

Enormous Settlement Failures In The ETF Market

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Posted in Background_Info, Financial_Wizardry, Market_Skepticism, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 12 Comments

Exploding Monetary Base And Paying Interest On Excess Reserves

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Posted in Background_Info, Currency_Collapse, Federal_Reserve, Financial_Wizardry, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 26 Comments

Fails In Treasury Repo Market Caused By Cash Shortages

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Posted in Background_Info, Financial_Wizardry, Wall_Street_Meltdown | 2 Comments