MF Global Infographic: How the Trade Actually Went Down

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon

Regulators, credit ratings agencies, and investors became increasingly concerned regarding the size of MF Global's exposure to European sovereign debt. A credit rating downgrade was all it took to spark a liquidity crisis, and MF Global found itself unable to meet margin calls and client redemptions, ultimately forcing the broker into bankruptcy. Click the image below to enlarge.

At the time this article was published The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Copyright © 1995 - 2011 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Read Full Story

Want more news like this?

Sign up for Finance Report by AOL and get everything from business news to personal finance tips delivered directly to your inbox daily!

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners