speculative capital

Finance under state capitalism: Re-conceptualising capital markets through China’s financial transformation

… As I argue in an article that was recently published in Economy & Society, states can potentially exercise a considerable degree of control over financialization, thereby shaping its very form. What we can hence observe is a ‘financialization with …

Finance under state capitalism: Re-conceptualising capital markets through China’s financial transformation

Value, Fictitious Capital and Finance.The timeliness of Karl Marx’s Capital

Capitalism was always, and will never cease to be exploitative, domineering, speculative. But it will not disintegrate or decay due to its exploitative, domineering, speculative character, certainly not due to the supposedly specifically “predatory” function of the financial sphere – …

Value, Fictitious Capital and Finance.The timeliness of Karl Marx’s Capital

THE SPECULATIVE CAPITAL (2)

LiPuma examines in a further section the various institutions of speculative capital. The first area is commercial and investment banks speculating on the derivatives markets. These companies have in-house hedge funds that speculate on corporate capital, that is, shareholder capital, using leveraged …

THE SPECULATIVE CAPITAL (2)

THE AGE OF SPECULATIVE CAPITAL AND GLOBAL CIRCULATION FIGHTS

Michel Feher claims in his new book, Rated Agency, that capitalized capitalism, which started in 1970, is akin to a Copernican revolution in that the new regime of capital accumulation no longer focuses on industrial companies based on vertical integration and …

THE AGE OF SPECULATIVE CAPITAL AND GLOBAL CIRCULATION FIGHTS

LiPumas “The Social Life of Financial Derivatives” (4)

Das zentrale Argument, das LiPuma in dem Abschnitt über die Temporalität des spekulativen Kapitals herausarbeitet, besagt, dass die Derivatmärkte selbstreferenziell eine zeitliche Progression in Gang setzen, mit der das abstrakte Risiko bis zu einem Level vorangetrieben wird, an dem selbst …

LiPumas “The Social Life of Financial Derivatives” (4)

LiPumas “The Social Life of Financial Derivatives” (1)

LiPumas neues Buch The Social Life of Financial Derivatives: Markets, Risk, and Time ist ein wichtiger Text zum Verständnis der gegenwärtigen Kapitalökonomie. Insbesondere die Analyse des spekulativen Kapitals, des abstrakten Risikos und des Sozialen sind für uns von Interesse, weil …

LiPumas “The Social Life of Financial Derivatives” (1)

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