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Forget Ebola - Here's Why US Banks Are Now Extremely Vulnerable

Under the BIS Basel capital adequacy rules, government debt rated at least AA continues to carry a zero risk weighting. So banks need not set aside capital against it. With a combined position of nearly $2 trillion in US govt debt, against which they hold no capital buffer, US banks are now EXTREMELY vulnerable to a bond market sell-off.

Here’s the Latest from the Royal Bank of Crooks

The Royal Bank of Scotland, a huge lender to small- and medium-sized businesses in the U.K. and Europe, is being accused of undermining the businesses it lends to – Apparently, it further stresses borrowers by layering on fees when businesses can least afford them.

All Banks Are Bankrupt

Doug Casey Interviewed by Louis James, Editor, International Speculator) L: Doug, there is considerable disagreement over the significance of the Cyprus crisis. […]

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