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Extreme Moderation or Restraint? How will Bankers Bonuses look in 2020?

Banking
21/05/2020

I have been brought up to think that most City Bankers get huge bonuses and drive Porsches and Aston Martins. I’m also watching the 4th Financial Crisis in my life, all of which seem to revolve around Stock Exchanges, B...

Supply Chain Disruptions and Credit Risk Dependencies

Banking
14/04/2020

By Kamil J. Mizgier The current unprecedented socio-economic crisis is a classic example of a crisis triggered by a systemic event – a type of event leading to the collapse of an entire system. In fact, a pandem...

A Wafer Thin Mint for the Federal Reserve

Banking
14/04/2020

John Cleese and Terry Jones (Mr Creosote) in Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Photo: Film Still As the Federal Reserve's balance sheet balloons to all time highs from backstopping all commercial loans, purchasing E...

Caught on the Wrong Side of Financial Disruption

Banking
06/04/2020

Some short sellers, such as Muddy Waters, are much needed. It was that organization, with the manifesto to "peel[s] back the layers, often built up by seemingly respected but sycophantic law firms, auditors, and ven...

Ball in GS and PFA Corner as NHS Nurses Bicycle Kick

Banking
02/04/2020

The well-off are coming increasingly under the spotlight. City and Wall Street Execs and professional football players are now next in line to the throne scrutiny after U.S. unemployment rose by more than 6.6 million to...

White Rabbits Duel on April Fools Day Rules in Pandemic

Banking
01/04/2020

Like Alice in Wonderland's trip down the white rabbit hole, the world has changed. A great debate is being raged on the subject of whether April Fools should proceed as usual. Some fear the rabbit of Easter may not make...

Comrade Britney Calls for Wealth Redistribution

Banking
26/03/2020

Britney Spears has come forefront to central bankers' minds (providing they keep instauptodate) for calling for the redistribution of wealth and a general strike. She is unquestionably "just a girl with the ability to d...

Terrible Tuesdays: Just How Low Will The Economy Go?

Banking
24/03/2020

Over the weekend some pretty shocking stats rocked investors. First there was Goldman Sachs that announced on Saturday the U.S. economy would see a contraction of 25% over Q2. Morgan Stanley raised the stakes to 30%....

The UBI $ and the Digital 元, the Quiet Money Wars

Banking
23/03/2020

中国 vs. the United States of America, the quiet money war edition. Brought to you by DisruptionBanking. Although the COVID-19 outbreak, an entirely coincidental occurrence, has exacerbated the tit-for-tat between Wa...

The Systemic Risks at Play in the Oil War Fallout

Banking
20/03/2020

Tension between leading OPEC member Saudi Arabia and non-OPEC leader Russia arose after a recent breakdown in negotiations over oil production cuts in response to the COVID-19 outbreak that had significantly cut global...

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