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- A nearly infinite array of reasons to hate the Volcker Rule…
- Wall Street Finally Takes The Fight To The CFTC!
- Sweet justice…what better way to say goodbye to Gary Gensler…
- Laura on Chilton calls for derivatives insurance fund–inquiring minds want to know, what exactly is he smoking?
- The week that was (Dazzling Derivatives; issue of 8th October 2013) | The OTC Space on CFTC once again meddling in things they shouldn’t be…meshing SEFs and execution agreements–problems?
- Robert on It’s going to be a very merry Christmas! Goodbye Mr. Gensler!
- CFTC Once Again Crushes Free Market Forces by Regulatory Fiat: Say Goodbye to the CDEA (at least for SEF/DCM executed trades that are intended to be cleared) | on CFTC once again meddling in things they shouldn’t be…meshing SEFs and execution agreements–problems?
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Tag Archives: naked european sovereign
As some of you may recall, when the European Parliament called for a ban on naked CDS on European sovereign debt I wrote a lengthy piece explaining why such a ban would achieve nothing, and could in fact have unanticipated … Continue reading
Derivatives did not cause Europe’s woes and European politicians should step up and take responsibility for their own failings rather than blaming derivatives and the rating agencies
It drives me absolutely nuts (and I’m talking Vincent van Gogh, cut off your ear and pop it in the mail crazy or Claudius drinking water from lead pipes crazy) when uninformed commentators and government officials (who know or should … Continue reading