Eric Ben-Artzi

  • Put spreads!

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    Where Did Deutsche Bank Get The Losses That It Ignored Until They Went Away?

    Every financial contract is subject to a bunch of risks, and in some sense each of those risks affects its value. There’s some chance that an asteroid will crash into the earth next year, rendering your 30-year interest rate swap considerably less valuable, and if you’re so inclined you can discount its value for that […]

    / Dec 10, 2012 at 11:04 AM
  • With co-CEOs, etc., there's no really satisfying picture for DB. Presumably this isn't Jain's fault.

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    Deutsche Bank Ignored Some “Losses” Until They Went Away

    Oh man, what is going on in this FT article? Here is the bottom line: In a series of complaints to US regulators, two risk managers and one trader have told officials that Deutsche had in effect hidden billions of dollars of losses. “By doing so, the bank was able to maintain its carefully crafted […]

    / Dec 6, 2012 at 9:38 AM

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