- Effective Toilet Hedges
Getting sick of those boring hedge products on the market today? Are puts and calls just not doing it for you? Well today is your lucky day because we have a new, highly popular hedge that all the cool kids are using! Russian Toilets. You read that right! ...
Blog entry - mikesswimn - Mar 20 2015 - 11:00am - 5 comments
- A lesson from Roman History
Last week I posted about the history of the Drachma and Greece. Thought it would be interesting to share the history of the Roman empire and its currency. The following is based on a speech by Joseph R. Peden given in 2009. Scholars have devoted a great ...
Blog entry - prashantkhorana - Nov 24 2012 - 8:45pm - 4 comments
- Querencia and the Euro
The Euro is dropping again today on the European markets, and is approaching its debut level from 1999 ($1.1842). There is fear of an almost-certain sovereign default (Greece being the consensus "victim"), and the seeming lack of commitment to ...
Blog entry - Edmundo Braverman - Jun 7 2010 - 7:20am - 6 comments
- Absorbing Losses
What exactly happens when the government says it will "absorb" BAC's losses? I would think they simply pay BAC book value for a troubled asset so that BAC loses/gains nothing on the transaction. Alternatively, can they reimburse BAC for any ...
Forum topic - m0nk3y - Jan 16 2009 - 12:27pm - 2 comments