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What do lawmakers and fighting with your spouse have in common?

January 15, 2010 by graspthemarket   Comments (0)

It seems like banks are going to get taxed more heavily in the near future, at least that is what Geithner wants. Cnbc.com wrote, “Geithner said he doesn't think the tax is large enough to cause banks to restrict lending further. But he said the administration decided to cap the charge — instead of raising it to help reduce the deficit — to ensure this wouldn't be a problem.”

This scheme will probably work and gain some public support until the banks need more money again. Then, instead of taxing the banks, the government will have to retract the tax and recapitalize the banks with fresh money. That will be a public nightmare.

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Derivatives Regulation Timeline

January 14, 2010 by DerivSource   Comments (0)

We have launched a new tool for your use and to keep you up to date with the current regulatory reform activities.

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Hedge Funds - Capturing the Institutional Investor & Building a Success Business for 2010

January 14, 2010 by DerivSource   Comments (0)

- Attracting & Keeping Institutional Investors Happy; Ingredients for a Weather-proof Business Model for 2010 and Beyond

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Hedge Funds - Building an institutionalized platform for 2010

January 14, 2010 by DerivSource   Comments (0)

I know this subject is out of DerivSource’s usual remit but based on the success of our outsourcing for hedge funds Webinar last month, we have decided to host one more event for hedge funds before signing off on 2009.

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Reading About the Financial Crisis - New Books

January 14, 2010 by DerivSource   Comments (0)

This blog has been updated over the last several weeks by members who share industry books available on the credit crisis and related topics.

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Is Outsourcing the Answer for Hedge Funds?

January 14, 2010 by DerivSource   Comments (0)

A panel of experts debate if outsourcing is the best strategy to help firms maintain lower operating costs without sacrificing operational efficiency

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Want to have your say in the regulation of OTC derivatives?

January 14, 2010 by DerivSource   Comments (0)

Reval has launched a mini-site that caters to corporates and allows these institutions to communicate their views on regulation in the form of sponsored surveys. The aim of this site is to gather information on the topic of regulatory reform to report back to the Obama Administration.

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And Now We Wait…

January 14, 2010 by DerivSource   Comments (0)

-- Proposed new regulation for derivatives market is expected to be formally release mid-month

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Twittering Who You Really Are?

January 14, 2010 by DerivSource   Comments (0)

There are many articles out there on social networking platforms - how to use one to promote your business, how to use it to get a job, or simply how to get random people to 'follow' you.  There are many ways to skin this cat, but I have found one interesting blog comparing Twitter to the id and Facebook to the ego.

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