Bloomberg reports that Bank of America (BAC) has shifted about $22 trillion worth of derivative obligations from Merrill Lynch and the BAC holding company to the FDIC insured retail deposit division. Along with this information came the revelation that the FDIC insured unit was already stuffed with $53 trillion worth of these potentially toxic obligations, making a total of $75 trillion.

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Coincidentally, the provisions in Dodd-Frank that would ban the Fed from bailing out derivatives brokers were blocked in the house this week. Purely by coincidence.