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Derivatives: Collateral Posting Not Retroactive

Highway Robbery The folks at Pragmatic Capitalism (PragCap) posted a blog today by Walter Kurtz titled “Time to Stop Fearing the Greek CDS Bogeyman.”  The article essentially presents an argument that the market shouldn’t be overly concerned about a potential significant payout by writers – banks, insurance companies – of credit default swaps (CDS) on …

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Links Eklektos

Eclecticism in Architecture Below are links of an eclectic variety. Woolly Mammoth to Be Cloned – Discovery News Within five years, a woolly mammoth will likely be cloned, according to scientists who have just recovered well-preserved bone marrow in a mammoth thigh bone. Japan’s Kyodo News first reported the find. A Government Censors a Blog …

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Provocative Investigative Journalism, Rolling Stone Edition

Rolling Stone (Nov. 1967) Rolling Stone Magazine is becoming a source for provocative investigative journalism.  Here is its most recent article (17 Aug. 2011) titled “Is the SEC Covering Up Wall Street Crimes?” by Matt Taibbi. Also, here is a related Rolling Stone’s article by the same author from earlier this year (16 February 2011) …

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