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Tag Archives: Paul Volcker

Too Big to Fail – Time for a sit down, if you must! | Banking Insight

The bone of contention described yet by banks as the limits on derivatives trading has snowballed to the next stage with the Fed adopting the more stringent 10% interbank exposure … Continue reading

April 30, 2012

Meet the Volckers’ Marathon Pt. VI: How market making is disturbed by the prop trading restrictions

From the fool’s study of quotavble quotes on the mayhem, this superb discussion of the matter from Nobel prize winning Myron Scholes’ : [A] leveraged market-making business is inherently unstable.  … Continue reading

February 16, 2012

Meet the Volckers Marathon Pt IV – Welcome to Singapore

Editor’s Note: FX Swaps and Forwards are exempt from the clearing reqt in both US and Singapore. Another choice allowing  Central governments, central banks and supranational institutions such as the International … Continue reading

February 15, 2012 · 3 Comments

Meet the Volcker Rule – Volcker read the other regulators’ | Banking Insight

As of now this is where Paul Volcker has encouraged efforts by the four regulators to implement the limitations of banks to essential services in exchange for access to the … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · 3 Comments

Meet the Volckers’ Marathon Pt. II | Banking Insight

The Volcker Rule and the corresponding additions to the law made by each of the FDIC, SEC, Fed and CFTC in line with the same since October are proposed to … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · 3 Comments

Meet the Volckers’ marathon Pt. I | Banking Insight

That’s a big weekend for the economy as a whole as one tries to recover nuggets like ” Mr Paul Volcker by his own admission has said he doesn’t  understand … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · 9 Comments

Market Making vs Proprietary trading!! | Governance Insight

Dodd Frank is still missing the final version of the Volcker rule, all the lobbying and a 173 page comment by SIFMA itself commenting on the improbable monitoring of banks … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

A Banking sector analyst reveals all

Mike Mayo follows on to the numerous Financial crisis accounts and decides to write about the inner workings of Wall Street and why nothing would change   An insider points … Continue reading

December 9, 2011

Volcker, Job Cuts and Trading risk on

With a new cycle for profitable trades, the depleted staff at investment banks may still be able to generate the revenues it has missed int he first 3 quarters though … Continue reading

October 11, 2011