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Think This Can't Happen Here?

Posted 08-14-2018 at 08:22 AM by jdhpa


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Originally Posted by lchoro View Post
They're almost all t-bills. The margin requirements for short-term bills are nil for banks and other financial institutions. It is almost the same as printing money in the short-term. That's one of the reasons for the Euro sovereign debt crisis erupted in 2011 and 2012 and the mortgage debt crisis in 2008. The banks' holdings were 100% financed with debt or nearly 100% in the case of MBS.

Interesting article on the rigged bond market

https://www.theepochtimes.com/the-ru...e_2600435.html
Article describes how private banks create money.
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