Posts filed under “Bailout Nation”

Dylan Ratigan Take FinTV Journos to School

Terrific pressing TV journalism by Dylan Ratigan who refused to take glib short evasions for an answer:

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Category: Bailout Nation, Bailouts, Video

Star Trek and Lessons of the Detroit Bailouts

I discuss Bailout Nation with Aaron Task and Henry Blodget at Yahoo Tech Ticker:

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Mirror Image: Star Trek and Lessons of the Detroit Bailouts
Aaron Task, Henry Blodget
Yahoo Tech Ticker, Jun 16, 2009 04:41pm EDT

http://finance.yahoo.com/tech-ticker/article/265036/Mirror-Image-Star-Trek-and-Lessons-of-the-Detroit-Bailouts;_ylt=Aj9OQTs7qqqpW6vVUFHV9Jlk7ot4?

Category: Bailout Nation, Video

Firedog Lake Salon

Its funny how people on both the left and the right are honing in different parts of Bailout Nation. Given my Libertarian leanings, I guess that should not be surprising. For example, National Review pulled a quote from our comments last week at on the TARP repayment. That was an excerpt from the book. The…Read More

Category: Bailout Nation

Appearance: Huntington Book Revue June 19

This Friday (June 19), I am at the Huntington Book Revue, discussing Bailout Nation. Its at 7pm. I won’t do a reading — instead I will discuss some of the more incredible factoids of the Bailouts in the book, why I even wrote the damn thing, and why it was written and rewritten. Oh, and…Read More

Category: Bailout Nation

Stop the “Blame Game” ?

“Lets stop playing the blame game.” > I cringe every time I hear someone say that. Why? Because its not a game — this is serious business. As a nation, we need to understand how this economic mess occurred; why certain companies were allowed to operate with reckless abandon; why the taxp-ayers had to pay…Read More

Category: Bailout Nation, Bailouts, Politics, Psychology

Podcast: King World News

> I did a long interview with Eric King of King World: “Author of Bailout Nation. Barry is a frequent commentator on CNBC, Barry Ritholtz is a regular guest on Financial TV. He has guest-hosted Squawk Box on numerous occasions, and also appears regularly on Bloomberg, and Fox. In this interview Barry talks about why…Read More

Category: Bailout Nation, Media

Krugman’s Crisis Responsibility: Reagan or Bush ?

As often as not, I find myself agreeing with professor Paul Krugman on economic issues. We both were named one of the 14 Most Strident Critics of Obama; we each have been critics of bailing out insolvent zombie banks; neither of us cared for Hank Paulson’s massive monetary giveaways. We’ve also disagreed on things, most recently…Read More

Category: Bailout Nation, Credit, Derivatives, Politics

Appearance: Huntington Book Revue June 19

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Next week, I will at the Huntington Book Revue, discussing Bailout Nation.

The event is on Friday night, June 19, at 7pm. I won’t do a reading, but I will discuss some of the more incredible factoids from the book, how it came to be, was written and rewritten. Oh, and there will be a discussion of the usual bailout related issues, plus a Q&A.

If you live in Nassau or Suffolk County, swing by and say hello!

Directions after the jump

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Category: Bailout Nation, Books

Housing Helix Podcast

I had fun doing this podcast with Jonathan Miller of Miller Samuel: Barry Ritholtz, Bailout Nation, Fusion IQ & The Big Picture Blog 11 Jun 2009 | Economy, Interviews, Podcasts I had the pleasure of speaking with Barry Ritholtz of Fusion IQ and The Big Picture weblog.  He’s a wealth of information and never pulls…Read More

Category: Bailout Nation, Bailouts, Media

Compensation Is the Symptom, Not the Problem

Over the past few days, the compensation issue of senior execs art big finance firms has been front page news. The Obama administration is even appointing a “Comp Tzar.” I find it amazing that at this late stage of the bailouts, how so few people — still — see the full picture. A perfect example…Read More

Category: Bailout Nation, Bailouts, Corporate Management