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Derivatives – a Beginner’s Guide to “Financial Weapons of Mass Destruction” – 2019 Update


Following the 2009 financial crisis, the term derivatives has been firmly embedded in todays lexicon. With the failure of Bear Stearns in 2008, and subsequent bailout of multiple other too big too fail banks, the term “derivative” was popping up everywhere.  Then in 2012 we had JP Morgan’s $7 billion trading loss on credit derivatives […]

Silver Rigging: “Cease and Desist” by January 1, 2018 (Bix Weir)

Last week we wrote an article highlighting some big (but seriously under-reported) changes in the silver market. You may want to check that out here if you haven’t already: Big Changes in the Silver Market This Week This video from Bix Weir also summarises much of that content quite nicely too. But if you’re already […]

The “Grey Swan” of Interest Rate Derivatives

Gold Survival Gold Article Updates: Jul. 11, 2013 This Week: Telegraphing the Turnaround in Gold The “Grey Swan” of Interest Rate Derivatives Benny Boy Backtracks? We’ve been a bit slack this week. Only one article posted on the website and a day late with our weekly email sorry. Also apologies if you’ve been experiencing trouble […]