India! Opec! Italy! Oh My! Podcast
No one, not even the money masters, can predict the future and no one can predict the market. The money printers can create currency to whitewash a situation like DB, however, they can not whitewash the derivatives market that is the underpinning of these too big to jail banks. $47 trillion at DB alone, another $70+ trillion at JPMorgan and that’s just two. The opaque derivatives market is the problem. Once something gets moving through this market it will be almost impossible to stop. The daisy-chain of interconnectedness is on such a scale that a handful of derivatives could set the banking system ablaze. When you are talking about $700+ trillion of “financial instruments” going belly up the whole world has a problem.