Tag Archive for Federal Deposit Insurance

JPMorgan’s Senior Officers’ Addiction to Gambling on Derivatives – William Black

JPMorgan’s flacks and apologists have, unintentionally, exposed the fact that their cover story – hedging gone bad – is false.  JPMorgan runs the world’s largest gambling operation in financial derivatives.  The New York Times reported the … Continue reading

JPMorgan’s Senior Officers’ Addiction to Gambling on Derivatives

The Need For An Independent Investigation Into JP Morgan Chase- Simon Johnson- The Baseline Scenario

By Simon Johnson JPMorgan Chase is too big to fail. As the largest bank-holding company in the United States, with assets approaching $2.5 trillion as reported under standard American accounting principles, it is inconceivable that JPMorgan Chase would be allowed … Continue reading

Dimon and Bank Critics Smell Blood – American Banker

There’s a seminal moment in the 1987 movie “Predator” when Arnold Schwarzenegger’s character, facing a seemingly indestructible alien, finds its blood on a leaf and declares, “If it bleeds, we can kill it.” Follow the money. Find the profits!Liquidity is money. Regardless of where in the world that money originates, eventually it flows to and…