Comments on: Too-big-to-fail advertisement of the day http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/12/13/too-big-to-fail-advertisement-of-the-day/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: KenInIL http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/12/13/too-big-to-fail-advertisement-of-the-day/comment-page-1/#comment-10054 Tue, 15 Dec 2009 02:52:39 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/12/13/too-big-to-fail-advertisement-of-the-day/#comment-10054 To a bank, a loan is an asset, and companies that have lots of assets are good. Of course, only time will tell if this is like a company in 1900 bragging that it had invested millions of dollars to build state-of-the-art facilities in 20 states and three foreign countries – for the manufacture of buggy whips.

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By: euandus http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/12/13/too-big-to-fail-advertisement-of-the-day/comment-page-1/#comment-10012 Sun, 13 Dec 2009 22:05:25 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/12/13/too-big-to-fail-advertisement-of-the-day/#comment-10012 Even if $760 billion does not represent too much consolidated private power in terms of the viability of the market, consider its power vis a vis the US Government. See, for example, the loopholes in the House Fin Reform bill: http://euandus3.wordpress.com/2009/12/10  /depending-on-the-bankers-to-write-regu lations-a-conflict-of-interest-involving -complexity-and-expertise/
Also, don’t forget Goldman Sachs…workin it: http://euandus3.wordpress.com/2009/11/12  /goldman-sachs-and-aig/

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By: secretivek http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/12/13/too-big-to-fail-advertisement-of-the-day/comment-page-1/#comment-10009 Sun, 13 Dec 2009 20:33:02 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/12/13/too-big-to-fail-advertisement-of-the-day/#comment-10009 Or maybe it’s to be read like the punchline to “What do you call a thousand dead lawyers at the bottom of the sea?”

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