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Frank Knight

If you don’t get pocket aces in your hand, the next best thing is pocket kings. After all, having the second best pair in the game before the flop is dealt almost guarantees you of having the best hand. Of course, there’s just one little problem…..pocket aces trump pocket kings over 80% of the time… It’s 2008 all over again in many ways. And as…

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Frank Knight

If you don’t get pocket aces in your hand, the next best thing is pocket kings. After all, having the second best pair in the game before the flop is dealt almost guarantees you of having the best hand. Of course, there’s just one little problem…..pocket aces trump pocket kings over 80% of the time… It’s 2008 all over again in many ways. And as…

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GF_153x115_th_ist2_1250865-pocket-kings-jpg.jpg

Frank Knight

If you don’t get pocket aces in your hand, the next best thing is pocket kings. After all, having the second best pair in the game before the flop is dealt almost guarantees you of having the best hand. Of course, there’s just one little problem…..pocket aces trump pocket kings over 80% of the time… It’s 2008 all over again in many ways. And as…

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Greek crisis is just starting...

The ECB and the EU are losing precious time to solve the Greek crisis. This does not mean that they have to bail-out the Greeks. They could also organize a soft exit from the euro. This second option is in the long run the most sustainable one. Unless the Germans and the Dutch want to bail out time and again Greece, and then perhaps Spain, other solutions would only…

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Greek crisis is just starting...

The ECB and the EU are losing precious time to solve the Greek crisis. This does not mean that they have to bail-out the Greeks. They could also organize a soft exit from the euro. This second option is in the long run the most sustainable one. Unless the Germans and the Dutch want to bail out time and again Greece, and then perhaps Spain, other solutions would only…

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DA5063CD-050E-4E95-9BC6FF69094326AD.png

Greek crisis is just starting...

The ECB and the EU are losing precious time to solve the Greek crisis. This does not mean that they have to bail-out the Greeks. They could also organize a soft exit from the euro. This second option is in the long run the most sustainable one. Unless the Germans and the Dutch want to bail out time and again Greece, and then perhaps Spain, other solutions would only…

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Paul Volcker's view on bank reform

Paul Volcker is perhaps the biggest central banker in US history, he most surely is the tallest. In this weekend’s New York Times,he writes an op-ed on the necessary bank reform in the US.In short, Volcker sais that the current solution for the banking crisis has created huge moral hazard risk. Making banks “small enough to fail” is not a feasible…

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Paul Volcker's view on bank reform

Paul Volcker is perhaps the biggest central banker in US history, he most surely is the tallest. In this weekend’s New York Times,he writes an op-ed on the necessary bank reform in the US.In short, Volcker sais that the current solution for the banking crisis has created huge moral hazard risk. Making banks “small enough to fail” is not a feasible…

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Paul Volcker's view on bank reform

Paul Volcker is perhaps the biggest central banker in US history, he most surely is the tallest. In this weekend’s New York Times,he writes an op-ed on the necessary bank reform in the US.In short, Volcker sais that the current solution for the banking crisis has created huge moral hazard risk. Making banks “small enough to fail” is not a feasible…

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Results stress(less) test for US banks released

The Fed is leaking the results of the so-called stress-test. According toBloomberg: May 6 (Bloomberg) — Bank of America Corp., Citigroup Inc., Wells Fargo & Co.and GMAC LLC are among the companies judged to need additional capital according to results of regulators’ stress tests on the 19 largest U.S. banks. Bank of America has the biggest shortfall,…

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