FDIC set to fail

Discussion in 'Trading' started by MrDODGE, Sep 11, 2008.

  1. CNBC: "FDIC could fail if Washington Mutual or any bank near that size goes under."
  2. dhpar


    FDIC would be always bailed out 100% by the treasury. this insurance is as secure as constitution....
  3. No wonder the FDIC left WM off the early warning list. :p
  4. Oh, well then we are F*CKED! Constitution has been trampled in recent years... and beginning in October, FBI will have the authority to initiate "warrantless search"... a violation of 4th Amendment... :mad:
  5. Because of INDYMAC which apparently blew out half its reserves, the fdic has already raised its insurance rates for problem banks from 5 cents/$100 to i think triple or quadruple that for the problem banks. But yeah in any case the treasury would bail them out AND they would put something through like for fnm and fre where they profit off it. (in like 5 years, no way they would profit off it now)
  6. ". . .as secure as constitution" - lol - if government keeps bailing out institutions, who'll need a constitution!

  7. Agreed. Government tampering in private business is tantamount to socialism. Right up Hussein's alley! So don't expect a change anytime soon.
  8. dhpar


    well clearly i should be using words more carefully on this site.

    anyway - fdic is implicitly much more state owned than fnm/fre.
    fdic creates the basic trust in fiat monetary economy we have today - without it people will save much more in commodities and under the mattress, i.e. without the famous multiplier effect.