Posts filed under “Bailouts”

Take A Number

paynebailout

Category: Bailouts, Taxes and Policy

Layman’s Explanation of AIG vs Bear vs Lehmann

Category: Bailouts, Derivatives, Media, Psychology, Taxes and Policy

Layman’s Explanation of AIG vs Bear vs Lehmann

Category: Bailouts, Derivatives, Media, Psychology, Taxes and Policy

Video: The Lessons of Bear Stearns

Category: Bailouts, Media

Bailout Nation, Soviet Style: Russian Trading Halt

Category: Bailouts, Taxes and Policy, Trading, War/Defense

AIG Bailout: $85B in Loans, 80% AIG Taxpayer Owned

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve, Taxes and Policy

Fed News Flow & Wrap Up

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve, Psychology

US Considering AIG “Conservatorship”

Bloomberg: Excerpt: The U.S. Treasury is considering taking over American International Group Inc. under a conservatorship as one option to address the insurer’s crisis, according to two people briefed on the discussions. Executives from AIG, bankers and Treasury and Federal Reserve officials are meeting today on the company’s situation at the New York Fed. A…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve, Taxes and Policy

50% Retracement of 2002-2007 Rally

It has long been my perspective that following the great crash of 2000, we would be stuck in a secular bear market, with cyclical rallies and sell offs. The lows set in October 2002/March 2003, up until the October 2007 highs, was an example of a cyclical rally. The selloff from October 2007 has been…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Contrary Indicators, Markets, Psychology, Technical Analysis, Trading

My Mea Culpa on Thain

Category: Bailouts, Corporate Management, Credit, M&A, Valuation