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Is the 2008 Lehman Moment Back ?

Analyzing and reading the experts view on the current situation of Deutsche Bank to that of Lehman Brothers in 2008.  Many of them are emphasizing and argue that 2008 is back. 788 more words

Financial Crisis

The Medicine is Worse than the Disease

Monetary authorities took extreme measures during and after the financial crisis. These policies failed in their stated goal. More importantly, they have the potential for much mischief in the portfolios of the unwary in the months and years ahead. 416 more words

Mark Leibman

Deflated Inflation Expectations

We’ve written before about inflation and its corrosive effect over time. The topic has become much more timely because of two developments:

1. The prospects for inflation have gone up with the large increase in the price of oil and other forms of energy. 372 more words

Mark Leibman

Top Risks in Financial Services: Ever the Same, Always Changing

Protiviti and North Carolina State University’s ERM Initiative teamed at the end of last year to survey directors and executives across a wide spectrum of industries for our fourth annual… 676 more words
Financial Services

Are You Ready to Deal with CAMELS?

I know that you are easing into those lazy, hazy days of summer.  But there’s an operational change on the horizon that you should take the time to consider.  341 more words


The Risk You Don't See

United States Treasury Bonds have long been considered among the safest investments in the world. But bonds with extended maturities, twenty or thirty years, have a lot of risk. 377 more words

Mark Leibman

Videos to help understand Interest Rate Risk

The FDIC has a series of videos on interest rate risk. The new videos provide financial institution directors, management and staff with resources for better understanding interest rate risk and how it can be prudently managed. 40 more words