Clear Signs That The Great Derivatives Crisis Has Now Begun

Posted by Michael Snyder

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Global-Financial-Meltdown-Public-Domain-460x325Warren Buffett once referred to derivatives as “financial weapons of mass destruction“, and it was inevitable that they would begin to wreak havoc on our financial system at some point. 

While things may seem somewhat calm on Wall Street at the moment, the truth is that a great deal of trouble is bubbling just under the surface.

As you will see below, something happened in mid-September that required an unprecedented 405 billion dollar surge of Treasury collateral into the repo market.

I know – that sounds very complicated, so I will try to break it down more simply for you.

It appears that some very large institutions have started to get into a significant amount of trouble because of all the reckless betting that they have been doing.

This is something that I have warned would happen over and over again.

In fact, I have written about it so much that my regular readers are probably sick of hearing about it.

But this is what is going to cause the meltdown of our financial system…….continue reading HERE