Entering text into the input field will update the search result below

Deutsche Bank $42 Trillion Derivatives Book: A Snowflake Away From Financial Meltdown?

IP Banking Research profile picture
IP Banking Research


  • Investors are fearful Deutsche Bank is the next domino to fall.
  • DB is a picture of rude health coming into this banking crisis.
  • Some point to worries around its EUR42 trillion derivatives book.
  • I believe the fears over the derivatives exposures are way overblown.
  • However, loss of confidence may trigger a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Serious Fraud Office Probe Deutsche Bank Over Securities Sales

Dan Kitwood

Deutsche Bank's (NYSE:DB) share price has fallen sharply in the last trading sessions as financial contagion fears continued in the wake of the collapse of Credit Suisse (CS). There is clearly a lot of nervousness in the

This article was written by

IP Banking Research profile picture
Independent banking research focuses on financials, deep value, special situations, and financial arbitrage. Agnostic and apolitical approach for scouring the earth for durable and uncorrelated cashflows that work well in both inflationary and deflationary settings.See my tipranks profile below:https://www.tipranks.com/bloggers/ip-banking-researchTo benefit from independent insights and quality analysis from a banking insider - subscribe as a "real-time" follower above.

Analyst’s Disclosure: I/we have a beneficial long position in the shares of DB either through stock ownership, options, or other derivatives. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

Seeking Alpha's Disclosure: Past performance is no guarantee of future results. No recommendation or advice is being given as to whether any investment is suitable for a particular investor. Any views or opinions expressed above may not reflect those of Seeking Alpha as a whole. Seeking Alpha is not a licensed securities dealer, broker or US investment adviser or investment bank. Our analysts are third party authors that include both professional investors and individual investors who may not be licensed or certified by any institute or regulatory body.

Recommended For You

To ensure this doesn’t happen in the future, please enable Javascript and cookies in your browser.
Is this happening to you frequently? Please report it on our feedback forum.
If you have an ad-blocker enabled you may be blocked from proceeding. Please disable your ad-blocker and refresh.