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An Astute Reader Responds To My “Crushing Potential of Financial Derivatives” Post — Very Interesting!

My previous post, “The Crushing Potential of Financial Derivatives”, garnered a tremendous amount of “buzz” and traveled – much to my amazement – like lightening around the internet. I received a number of interesting notes and messages from a variety of people around the world but this one, in particular, deserved to be brought to […]

The Crushing Potential of Financial Derivatives

George Soros, one of the world’s foremost investor-speculators, has said many times that he stays away from financial derivatives because “no one understands them”. In the world of finance, derivatives might be comparable to the theoretical study of linear particle acceleration in nuclear physics. Such theories appear to be “understood” mainly based on current assumptions […]