Bank Risk

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Is the implicit government backstop for big banks emboldening them to take too much risk?

Yes
30
97%
No
1
3%
 
Total votes: 31

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Jahbulon
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Bank Risk

Post by Jahbulon »

Is the implicit government backstop for big banks emboldening them to take too much risk?

Yes
No

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chief04010
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Re: Bank Risk

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Greed is making them take too much risk.
"scientia potentia est"

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MakeMe$$$$
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Re: Bank Risk

Post by MakeMe$$$$ »

chief04010 wrote:Greed is making them take too much risk.


I said YES but I think it is nearly a 50-50 shot between greed and backstops causing things like the latest $2B screw up.
Don
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Fantasy still playing with Daily Strategy 12767.

Reese99
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Joined: Tue Jul 20, 2010 3:26 pm

Re: Bank Risk

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There are no consequences for the banks. Privatized profits, socialized losses.

TSPKip
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Re: Bank Risk

Post by TSPKip »

Reese: I agree that they have greed and nothing to fear, pushing the greed/ fear continuum far to the greed side.
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