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Volcker Rule’s Victims – Zions To Reclassify, Divest CDO Portfolio

Volcker Rule, an ill-advised part of ill-advised “comprehensive reform” statute, is wielded like a blunt instrument. Dodd and Frank continue reign of terror after leaving Congress. Zions Bancorporation announced that it believes that almost all of its CDO portfolio will be … Continue reading

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U.S. To Sue S&P Over Mortgage Securities Ratings

In completely unrelated news, S&P downgraded the United States’ credit rating in August 2011. Standard & Poors Rating Services, a subsidiary of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (MHP), issued a press release announcing that the U.S. Department of Justice told them … Continue reading

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