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How Marketcore Could Help the SEC Fulfill Its Mandate

The Office of Risk Assessment of the Securities and Exchange Commission is responsible for coordinating the SEC’s risk management program. It goes without saying that it’s not an easy job. The following report was one of many provided to the … Continue reading

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Delivering Transparency to NCOIL

The day after we testified before National Conference of Insurance Legislators on the subject of Credit Default Swaps, we sent the following letter to the committee: January 25, 2009 To the Members of the NCOIL Financial Services & Investment Products … Continue reading

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Transparency in Financial Markets

The National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) describes itself as “the voice of state legislators on Capitol Hill” and “the only organization of its kind dedicated exclusively to promoting sound insurance public policy,” with the purpose “to help legislators make … Continue reading

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Illuminating Opaque Credit Markets: Excerpt from Financing Recovery from Large-Scale Natural Disasters, Congressional Research Service Report for Congress

The following excerpt is from the CRS Report for Congress: Financing Recovery from Large-Scale Natural Disasters, November 18, 2008, by Rawle O. King, Analyst in Financial Economics and Risk Assessment, Government and Finance Division. You can read the section of … Continue reading

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Opaque Capital Markets: Excerpt from Financing Recovery from Large-Scale Natural Disasters, Congressional Research Service Report for Congress

The following excerpt is from the CRS Report for Congress: Financing Recovery from Large-Scale Natural Disasters, November 18, 2008, by Rawle O. King, Analyst in Financial Economics and Risk Assessment, Government and Finance Division. It describes the problems to which … Continue reading

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Evaluating Asset Risk

The following presentation to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) was made in October, 2008 at the request of their Executive Management, and as part of Marketcore’s advisory work for them. Evaluating Asset Risk WHAT IS THE PROBLEM TODAY? … Continue reading

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A New View of Financial Markets: Addressing Current Disaster with Future Possibility

In March 2008, we submitted the following report to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. “A New View of Financial Markets: Addressing Current Disaster with Future Possibility” Marketcore is an intellectual property (IP) development company that identifies fundamental problems in … Continue reading

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A Solution to the Financial Crisis: Our Comment to the US Treasury

The following letter was sent in response to the US Treasury’s request for public input on a solution to the financial crisis and was the first of numerous subsequent communictions. The original Treasury request follows our comment below. November 27, … Continue reading

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Marketcore Public Comment Response to Review by the Treasury Department of the Regulatory Structure Associated with Financial Institutions, November 2007

The following letter was sent in response to the US Treasury’s request for public input on a solution to the financial crisis and was the first of numerous subsequent communictions. The original Treasury request follows our comment below. November 27, … Continue reading

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