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Janet Tavakoli
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President of Tavakoli Structured Finance, Inc., speaker, business writer, novelist.
President of Tavakoli Structured Finance, Inc., speaker, business writer, novelist.

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Read a free excerpt of Unveiled Threat: A Personal Experience of Fundamentalist Islam and the Roots of Terrorism.  In her brief memoir, finance expert Janet Tavakoli bears witness to the incompatibility of Western values and fundamentalist Islam.

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Wall Street Tale of Sex, Suicides, and Skullduggery
I fled the Islamic Republic of Iran with a suitcase, a thousand dollars, and no regrets. But it wasn't easy; I had to rebuild my life from scratch. Less than ten years later, I faced a decision that threatened to erase most of what I had accomplished, and I hesitated as I weighed the consequences.
Click the link below to continue reading an excerpt from Decisions: Life and Death on Wall Street.

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Maya Dragonglass Derivatives
Maya regular base 20 math may have been designed for commerce. (Maya calendar math used modified base 20.) Fast and easy to use for large numbers, no writing required. But Daenerys would not have approved of the Maya method of mitigating credit risk. #GameofThrones
Maya Dragonglass Derivatives
Maya Dragonglass Derivatives
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AIG lied about huge M-T-M derivatives losses in August 2007, more than one year before the September 2008 financial crisis.

Janet Tavakoli to the Wall Street Journal: "There's no way these aren't showing a loss."

AIG: “We disagree.”

(Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson in 2008: "No one knew.")

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Citi is Bringing Back [Synthetic CDOs] One of the Most Infamous Bets of the Credit Crisis
By Sridhar Natarajan, Dakin Campbell and Alastair Marsh
(Bloomberg) 2017-09-26

“'There is a whole generation of people in finance who never
knew or forgot what the problems were with synthetic CDOs,' said
Janet Tavakoli, a 30-year veteran of the financial markets who
runs a consulting firm and has written books on structured
credit and CDOs."

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Maya Dragonglass Derivatives
Maya regular base 20 math may have been designed for commerce. (Maya calendar math used modified base 20.) Fast and easy to use for large numbers, no writing required. But Daenerys would not have approved of the Maya method of mitigating credit risk. #GameofThrones
Maya Dragonglass Derivatives
Maya Dragonglass Derivatives
tavakolistructuredfinance.com

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Financial "reforms" such as Sarbox and Dodd-Frank are cosmetic cover-ups of the US not enforcing its laws: @JanetTavakoli

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President Trump: "Of course, there is still much work to be done. That means honestly confronting the crisis of Islamic extremism and the Islamists and Islamic terror of all kinds. We must stop what they're doing to inspire, because they do nothing to inspire but kill...If you choose the path of terror, your life will be empty, your life will be brief, and your soul will be fully condemned."

Apparently Google has decided to be evil after all. It seems to shadow ban Fox News and Breitbart News. Twitter is also a mess. President Trump and family mingled in Saudi Arabia with leaders of the Muslim world while delivering a very strong anti-Islamist terrorism message.

You can read the full transcript of President Trump's speech via the link below.

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Ex CFTC enforcement head Aitan Goelman says the derivatives regulator cannot handle 'massive amount of misconduct." Claims lack of resources.

He gave lack of funds as the excuse for, among other things, not prosecuting CEO of MF Global Jon Corzine (former Goldman Sachs head, former NJ Senator, former Governor of New Jersey, top campaign bundler for President Obama) after the firm went bankrupt and customers' funds went missing. The money had been used as collateral for trades that Corzine had personally initiated. The money was recovered by lawyers years later, but by then many customers' businesses (including farmers) were harmed.

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There should have been thousands of indictments after the 2008 financial crisis. A return to #Glass-Steagall will go a long way to fix this. #MAGA
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