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Financial reform — sure — repudiate OTC derivatives

Repost from Chris Whalen’s Institutional Risk Analyst: ~~~ “…  Thus we extend and pretend, a policy choice that ensures years of economic stagnation and perhaps even a new financial crisis when non-bank financial institutions start to fail due to ZIRP and the related predations of OTC derivatives. The Fed argues that the large banks cannot be restructured […]

A primer on managing interest rate risks for banks