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What is a SIV? Does the SEC regulate SIVs? -- R.P. Recently, everyone's been talking about SIVs. So what are they all about and what's the big deal? The letters S-I-V stand for
SIV DefinedAn SIV is a type of complex
The Rise and Fall of SIVsSome bankers decided the low profit margins of SIVs were inadequate and looked for ways to boost
SIVs and the Small InvestorBecause SIVs and their underlying assets are very complex things, small investors aren't usually allowed to buy them. "A lot of these vehicles are unregistered with the
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