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The Fall Of LTCM & How Bear Stearns Became The Fall Guy In 2008 Financial Crisis

SBTV's latest guest is Rob Kirby of Kirby Analytics. We discuss the failure of Long-Term Capital Management (LTCM) and how it resulted in the 'death sentence' of Bear Stearns years later in the financial crisis of 2008.

Discussed in this interview:

  • 04:42 The missing $21 trillion from DOD and HUD
  • 07:05 Checkered history of the Exchange Stabilization Fund
  • 15:46 2008 financial crisis: Sub-prime debt rated AAA
  • 20:09 Why Bear Stearns was 'chosen' as the fall guy in 2008 financial crisis 23:44 The Long-Term Capital Management debacle
  • 25:37 When AAA-rated paper failed for the first time
  • 31:40 Lack of primary silver mines evidence that silver is mis-priced
  • 39:03 Why the silver price remains at $15?

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