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  • Chicago Board of Trade June 20, 2013, Chicago, IL
    CAIA Chicago event the history of financial derivatives
    CAIA Association Chicago Presents:The History of Financial DerivativesIn this lunch-time meeting, Ms. Hilary Till will discuss the emergence of financial derivatives post-Bretton Woods and the essential concepts that enabled financial derivatives...
  • Chicago Board of Trade Building June 20 2013
    Summer Derivatives and Trading Education Series in Chicago
    John J. Lothian & Company, Inc. Presents:World of Opportunity Summer Intern Education SeriesOn July 2, 2013 John J. Lothian & Company, Inc. announced the creation of a Chicago-based industry-wide summer intern education series to introduce...
  • SEC Holds Meeting About Proposing New Rules Under Dodd-Frank Act: WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 19 2011
    PRMIA derivatives and the dodd-frank act: where do we stand?
    DePaul University’s Fred Arditti Center for Risk Management and the Chicago Chapter of the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA) Present:DERIVATIVES AND THE DODD-FRANK ACT: WHERE DO WE STAND?A keynote talk and...
  • Predator Nation
    Predator Nation
    Predator – The noun definition on Google has two meanings:1. An animal that naturally preys on others.2. A rapacious, exploitative person or group.Both definitions are correct when it comes to the bestselling book by CharlesFerguson called ...
  • Lindsey Williams: Four things to watch for to know economic collapse is here
    Lindsey Williams: Four things to watch for to know economic collapse is here
    Coast to Coast AM held a special financial crisis show on their May 21st airing of the the radio broadcast. Several economic and financial analysts appeared as guests on the program, with Pastor Lindsey Williams coming onto the show during the...
  • Handbill explaining Initiative 84
    Initiative 84 seeks to end foreclosure fraud in Colorado
    Petition circulators for Initiative 84 will be combing the state getting signatures in support of a law to reform foreclosure procedures in Colorado. This petition drive comes on the heels of a similar proposed law being killed in the state...
  • JPMorgan Chase
    JPMorgan Chase reports $2 billion trading loss
    JPMorgan Chase (ticker symbol JPM), the nation’s largest bank, has disclosed that it lost more than $2 billion in trading, according to a report from the New York Times.JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, one of the most highly regarded bank CEO...
  • Jim Sinclair:  ISDA to determine this week if five major US banks go insolvent
    Jim Sinclair: ISDA to determine this week if five major US banks go insolvent
    In what might be one of the most important credit events about to occur in the history of the financial world, the International Swaps and Derivative Association (ISDA) is expected to make a decision as early as today on whether five major US...
  • Global debt and derivatives skyrocket contrary to central bank efforts
    Global debt and derivatives skyrocket contrary to central bank efforts
    As the rhetoric continues in Europe and the United States of a recovery from the spiraling liquidity debt crises in both the central banks and sovereign nations, certain portions of the global market are not only growing, but have added over $100...
  • Major banks so toxic that it makes the US no longer too big to fail
    Major banks so toxic that it makes the US no longer too big to fail
    In a new report on September 24th regarding the derivatives exposure to several major US banks, nearly $250 trillion dollars at risk is tied to only five banks, and creates a scenario where although these financial institutions may be too big to...
  • Jim McGreevey
    NJ trying to terminate a decade's worth of bad deals
    The Christie administration made the first of many projected efforts to get out from under some thoroughly bad investment deals from two administrations ago, according to a new report from the Statehouse Bureau.Statehouse Bureau correspondent...
  • Derivative support
    All you need to know about derivatives
    If Michael Moore came up to you on the street, accompanied by a camera operator, put a microphone in your face, and asked you what a derivative was, could you explain it for his audience? If you have to answer that question, “No,” don...