Monthly Archives: February 2009

Article From J.D. Steinhilber Against Bank Nationalization Option

I thought this was a good editorial on the importance of government’s decisions re: the banks.   The government finally seems to have gotten the message this week re: the need to communicate its intentions with respect to the banks. … Continue reading

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The Problem with Models…

Commentary from Luke Froeb, great Owen prof.: Very interesting story in the latest issue of Wired. The story claims that one of the main causes of the financial meltdown can be traced to a mathematical formula created by David Li. … Continue reading

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Some Economic Humor to Start Spring Break…

21 Economic Models Explained

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What Do You Think of The Baseline And Adverse Scenarios of the Stress Test?

Government Offers Details of Bank Rescue Plan The stress tests will use two economic situations to gauge banks’ health and are expected to be completed by the end of April. The results will help regulators decide whether banks may need … Continue reading

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Cool Source for Original Documents Such as Hedge Fund Letters to Investors

Original Documents from the Dealbook Document Room

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A Great History and Analysis of Venture Capital for the Future

Alan Patricof, managing director of Greycroft Partners, a venture capital firm that invests in digital media companies, offers this view of how venture capital investing has been changing: VC Investing Not Dead, Just Different

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How to Put an Investment Thesis to Work

Download 2009-2-19 Some Investors Clean Up as Eastern Europe Totters – WSJ.com

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Which Direction Do You Think This Chart Will Head? Implications?

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The Details of the Bailout for Homeowners (and some good graphs)

Download Proposal Is Heavy on Incentives to Modify Loans – WSJ.com

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This is What Dried Up Looks Like

WSJ, 2-10-09, A3, Treasury Turns to the Fed to Kick-Start Lending

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