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Otc Derivatives

Collateral Crunch Intensifies Following Moody's Downgrades

Jonathan Philp | Posted 09.18.2012 | Business
Jonathan Philp

In an environment where banks must focus on profitability to bolster core equity, there is a clear incentive to address the collateral optimization challenge.

Goldman Sachs in Troubled Waters

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

Wall Street has long forgotten how to spell "ethical" or "good," and replaced it with "compliant" and "legal." The time has come to explain to investment banks what their responsibility and accountability are.

Shahien Nasiripour

Major Loophole In Senate Financial Reform Bill, Derivatives Reform May Be Illusory | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The pending financial reform bill in the Senate may not accomplish President Barack Obama's goal of reforming the unregulated derivatives market, pote...

Gary Gensler CFTC Chairman: Three Key Reforms Will Prevent Another Derivatives 'Inferno' | Gary Gensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In the autumn of 2008, certain financial institutions kicked over the lantern that set off the financial crisis -- a fire that nearly burned down the ...

Claims of Financial Reform Victory? You Can't Reform Vampires and Zombies

Marshall Auerback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marshall Auerback

Obama clearly seems to have imbibed some of the Chicago School's free market ideology, and the unspoken assumption that free, unfettered markets are the optimal state.

Shahien Nasiripour

Congressional Committees Quietly Kill Portion Of Derivatives Bill; No One Watching For Systemic Risk | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Two congressional committees in charge of drafting legislation to regulate derivatives have quietly killed a provision that would allow the Federal Re...

Electronic Trading For Derivatives To Increase Transparency: Geithner | Matthew Leising | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

May 13 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Treasury will tell banks to increase transparency in the over-the-counter derivatives market by making prices available...