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July 7th, 2012, 21:21
Originally Posted by Monk View Post
The main driver involves over a quadrillion dollars of unregulated derivatives.
Source?

Based on this source, I'd say you're just a bit off. Quadrillion is a big number. It appears there isn't anywhere close to a quadrillion dollars totally, let alone if you limit it to "unregulated derivitives".
The stock of all debt and equity across the globe increased by 5% in 2010 to $212 trillion, surpassing its previous peak in 2007, according to McKinsey Global Institute.

Sorry. No pearls of wisdom in this oyster.
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