Eric Oberg

Eric Oberg worked in fixed income, currencies and commodities for Goldman Sachs for 17 years before retiring as a managing director.

Recent Articles By The Author

Bitcoin, Considered and Reconsidered

Bitcoin, Considered and Reconsidered

An imaginary dialogue involving the virtual currency.

Lost in Translation: A Bitcoin Economics Puzzle

Lost in Translation: A Bitcoin Economics Puzzle

There's talk of a bitcoin exchange-traded fund. That prospect could bring a host of problems to the fore.

Abacus vs. 'The Ultras'

For my money, the mega-levered ETFs are far more insidious than the much-maligned synthetic CDO.

Securitization's Role in the Financial Crisis: Part 3

We need to understand how the securitization market evolved over the years. Otherwise, we risk making the same mistakes again.

Securitization's Role in the Financial Crisis: Part 2

We need to understand how the securitization market evolved over the years. Otherwise, we run the risk of jumping to conclusions based on faulty assumptions.