Wednesday, October 19, 2011

If you keep your money at Bank of America, you are an idiot

OK, you take the handgranate, I take the pin. Bye!

Bank Of America Takes Sleaze to A New Level



If you keep your money at Bank of America, you are an idiot.  BAC quietly moved $53 trillion in derivatives from its holding company to its subsidiary that holds $1 trillion in customer deposits and is insured by the FDIC.  If any part of these derivatives blow up, the Taxpayer will then be on hook for the $1 trillion in deposits. 

I said 8 years ago that we would eventually see things go on in this country that blow your mind.  This is one of them. Although this kind of move is permitted to a very limited degree by the Federal Reserve Act, there is no way in hell that the loophole was intended to permit $53 trillion of shit to affect FDIC-insured deposits.   Of course, the watchdogs who are supposed to prevent this kind of abuse are the same people who benefit from allowing it to occur.

That the BAC upper managment would be so completely devoid of ethics and do something like this is a tragedy.  That Bernanke, Geithner and Obama would allow BAC to do this is a testament to the fact that our system is collapsing.

You can read the details HERE

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