Monthly Archives: March 2009

Wanna Know What Rolling Stone Thinks of the Credit Crisis?

I thought you would.Rolling Stone's View of CDOs, AIG, CDSs

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Nice History on the Panic of 1907

With interesting parallels to today. NYT 3-22-09

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Comprehensive Forecast from Gary Shilling – Slow Growth and Deflation

Lots of good charts to trade on…John Mauldin's Newsletter, March 16

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Frightening Numbers

And these are from the Democrats.  Yikes.If you are a Republican, you will enjoy this editorial.  If you are a Democrat, you should know what the right is saying about Obama's plan.  All agree, however, that the numbers are huge. … Continue reading

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Geithner’s Plan

In his own words:  WSJ   Read about the plan

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Interesting Hedge Fund Trade with Citi

Download 2009-3-19 Citi's Rally Undermines Hedge Funds' Trading Tack – WSJ.com Congested Citi Jams the Short Sellers "A large prime broker said Tuesday that a client borrowed five million Citi shares at an annualized interest rate of 120% to go … Continue reading

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Scary, Negative Populist Tone in this WSJ Page One Article on Hedge Funds

Download 2009-3-18 Hedge Funds May Get AIG Cash – WSJ.com See what you think about those evil credit default swaps.

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Good Perspective on the AIG Bonuses

NYT Dealbook

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Great Research Tool, Cool Technology — Test it out

NYT 3-15-09 Just Don't Compare Kosmix to Google For a key word or topic that a user enters, Kosmix gathers content from across the Web to build a sort of multimedia encyclopedia entry on the fly. For many queries, the … Continue reading

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Greenspan Defends His Record With An Alternative Explanation for Crisis

Alan Greenspan says his actions did not create the housing bubble: "As I noted on this page in December 2007, the presumptive cause of the world-wide decline in long-term rates was the tectonic shift in the early 1990s by much … Continue reading

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