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Capital Reserve Margins: Hardly Adequate

A pseudonymous executive tells why the CCRO's recommendations don't pass muster.
Fortnightly Magazine - March 2004
  1. According to insiders, the $80 million loss in February 2003 that caused Reliant Resources to shutter its speculative trading operations was caused by greater than a seven standard deviation price movement. Also, "Reliant Resources to Join Trading Market Exodus," Houston Business Journal, March 10, 2003.
  2. The New Basel Capital Accord, Section 396.
  3. NAIC Model Actuarial Opinion and Memorandum Regulation and New York Regulation 126.

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