Posts filed under “Credit”

Subpar Scorecard

Its travellin’ time, as most traders are en route back from where they were for Turkey day.

For those of you left behind, here’s a nice scorecard from the (free) WSJ re: the many firms that are blaming the subprime meltdown, housing slowdown and credit
crunch for weaker-than-expected results.

Here’s the WSJ chart
of
companies that have cautioned of an impact in recent months:

Subpar

Source:
Subpar Earnings: Companies Blame Housing, Credit Problems for Weakness   
http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/info-retro-subpar20070925.htm?&s=2&ps=false&a=up

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Earnings, Valuation

2008 Housing: Increased Defaults, Decreased Prices

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Real Estate

David Einhorn on Credit Agencies

Category: Corporate Management, Credit, Derivatives, Real Estate

The Abysmal Track Records of Moody’s, Fitch and S&P

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Real Estate, Taxes and Policy

Quote of the Day: Dick Green

Category: Credit, Economy, Financial Press

The Modern Art of Sub-Prime Debt

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Finance, Psychology

Fannie Mae: Ouch!

Category: Corporate Management, Credit, Derivatives, Earnings, Short Selling, Technical Analysis, Trading

Falling Houses

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Real Estate

The Big Threat of Mortgage Credit Losses

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Economy, Real Estate

Fannie Mae Looks Like Hell

Fannie Mae’s fuzzy math: Fortune magazine reported that the lender changed the way it discloses bad loans, which could be masking rising credit losses. “Investors might want to take a closer look at Fannie Mae’s latest earnings report. Lost in the unsurprising news of the mortgage lender’s heavy losses was a critical change in the…Read More

Category: Corporate Management, Credit, Derivatives, Short Selling, Valuation