If Dodd-Frank passes, U.S. companies could be forced to put up an additional $1T in collateral...

|By:, SA News Editor

If Dodd-Frank passes, U.S. companies could be forced to put up an additional $1T in collateral to continue using derivatives to reduce their business risk. FMC Corp. (FMC) says some companies will need to post hundreds of millions in additional margin - cash or committed credit that can't be used to build plants, hire workers or fund R&D.