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    Deutsche Bank Did Some Accounting Stuff

    I used to work in a business that, among other things, helped clients get financing against securities. One thing that you learn quickly in that business, and then spend the rest of your career trying to forget, is that the simplest way to get financing against securities is to sell them. You’ve got $100 of […]

    / Jul 11, 2013 at 3:05 PM
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    U.S. Banks Would Look Scarier If They Were European Banks

    This Bloomberg article about accounting differences between the US and Europe for derivative-y things comes down pretty squarely on the side of Europe, which is to be expected: European (well, IFRS) standards tend to gross up the size of bank balance sheets, compared to US GAAP standards. Grossing up bank balance sheets makes for bigger […]

    / Feb 20, 2013 at 2:01 PM

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