Russian Roulette: Taxpayers Could Be on the Hook for Trillions in Oil Derivatives

The Sheeple are in Washington – Congressional Sheeple.

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Another  shenanigans by Wall Street — aided and abetted by politicians owned by Wall Street. Never bothered to understand the definition of derivatives in which derivatives are not just a financial product…

The sudden dramatic collapse in the price of oil appears to be an act of geopolitical warfare against Russia. The result could be trillions of dollars in oil derivative losses; and the FDIC could be liable, following repeal of key portions of the Dodd-Frank Act last weekend.

Senator Elizabeth Warren charged Citigroup last week with “holding government funding hostage to ram through its government bailout provision.” At issue was a section in the omnibus budget bill repealing the Lincoln Amendment to the Dodd-Frank Act, which protected depositor funds by requiring the largest banks to push out a portion of their derivatives business into non-FDIC-insured subsidiaries.

Warren and Representative Maxine Waters came close to killing the spending bill because…

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