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Old 06-25-2013, 05:58 PM   #568
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Originally Posted by mhgaffney View Post
There are many sources on this. Do a search. Here is one:

It is not only US banks. The Euro banks are just as bad. Deutsche Bank's reserves may be leveraged 60 X !

I've searched in the past and not found anything like the "30-1 or worse ratio" you claimed.

From your Forbes link.

the top eighteen banks are leveraged by just 12:1 (average), while the three censured banks are leveraged by only 10:1
Very manageable, and very different from the 'sky is falling' picture you're trying to paint.
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