This is fascinating:
Some analysts say at least part of the shortfall must have been there all along, hidden by irregular accounting.
“You don’t just suddenly lose $120 billion overnight,”
I am obsessing with AIG because I was talking to them back in August
about a global treasury project to better manage their liquidity. On
the one hand I was disappointed when the project evaporated as AIG was
imploding, but relieved on the other hand – phew! escaped that nightmare!
Turns out it would have been a very complicated mess to try to solve. But they shouldn't
have killed the project, they need that treasury transparency and
efficiency now more than ever.
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