Comments on: Counterparties http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/07/15/counterparties-195/ 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: Citoyen http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/07/15/counterparties-195/comment-page-1/#comment-16774 Thu, 15 Jul 2010 17:59:29 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=4717#comment-16774 Oy! Felix! “Tweet” is this generation’s “Howl” (or at least an homage to it), not an actual tweet.

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By: Danny_Black http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/07/15/counterparties-195/comment-page-1/#comment-16765 Thu, 15 Jul 2010 14:33:49 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=4717#comment-16765 Well regulation sure halted all the problems at Madoff….

Also loving this idea that somehow Magnetar or Paulson were somehow responsible for the subprime crisis or making it worse or prolonging it. There is exactly one group of people responsible for that and that is the people who BOUGHT the bonds and WROTE protection. These are the baddies, but of course the SEC is out suing their counterparties and Morgensen and Smith will write yet more idiotic articles about how these incompetent fools were “taken advantage of”.

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By: REDruin http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/07/15/counterparties-195/comment-page-1/#comment-16763 Thu, 15 Jul 2010 13:22:03 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=4717#comment-16763 Per Garcia Article:
7) If the Hedge Fund industry is the only area that remains free of scrutiny and regulation, then that is where people who don’t want to be scrutinized or regulated are going to end up going. Think about that.

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