Posts filed under “Financial Press”

Friday Afternoon Linkage

Some afternoon linkage before the weekend begins:

Geithner says derivatives blindsided the gov’t (Associated Press)

Beazer Homes, a one-company crime wave (Floyd Norris)

Subprime Resurfaces as Housing-Market Woe (WSJ)

Artificial Stimulus (Dan Gross, Slate)

ECRI on The Great Recession (2008-2010) (Canada Housing Crash)

Lost ‘Animal Spirits’ May Worsen Economy, Roubini, Shiller Say(Bloomberg)

Two Authorities on Fed Advise Congress Against Expanding Its Power (NYT)

No One Saw This Coming”: Understanding Financial Crisis Through Accounting Models (Dirk J Bezemer, Groningen University)

What Does Your Credit-Card Company Know About You? (NYT Magazine)

Anything else worth killing some tress over? Did I miss anything good today? Please use the comments . . .

Category: Financial Press, Markets

Thursday Reading

All good stuff: • A law to tame wild bankers (Guardian) • All of the jobs created in the US this century have been lost (Econbrowser) • Economists Oppose More Stimulus (WSJ) • Shipping industry in deep water (Los Angeles Times) see also Shipping flashes early warning signals again (Telegraph) • Capacity Utilization vs. Inflation…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Wednesday Reading

Some interesting and random linkage: • Hall of Shame: 12 of the Worst Financial Gurus (Bill Shrink) • Wall Street’s Newest Product Is Tale of Denial (Bloomberg) • Quibbles With Quants (Psy-Fi) • Why U.S. Financial Markets Need a Public Credit Rating Agency (Berkeley Electronic Press) • Condo Boards Take On Lenders (WSJ) • Bob…Read More

Category: Financial Press, Markets

Afternoon Reading

Some interesting items that caught my fancy: • Picks and Pans From Market Pros (WSJ) • Study: Many Mortgage DefaultsAre Intentional (Time) • Interview: Rolling Stone Matt Taibbi of GS bashing fame (Wall Street Cheat Sheet) • Glut of oil could push gasoline prices back down below $2 a gallon (LA Times) • Oil, Gas…Read More

Category: Financial Press, Markets

Dropping the Truth on Squawk

David Rosenberg has been on Squawk Box for the past hour. He has been dropping the unvarnished Truth on the kids, powering through a basic set of reality regardless of dropped jaws and stunned silence. It has been a thing of beauty to watch. None of the things he is discussing is at all radical….Read More

Category: Economy, Financial Press, Television

Lunchtime Linkage

Some lunchtime reading while you inhale your sandwiches: • How Bad Are Auto Sales? 10 Questions and Answers (Time) • Unemployment is now far beyond the worst case (8.8%) of ‘Stress Test’ (Calc Risk) • Finally on line! The Great American Bubble Machine (Rolling Stone) • The Unwinding of Lehman Brothers (CNBC) • Sharp analysis:…Read More

Category: Financial Press

July 4th Weekend Linkfest!

Its been a while since we’ve had a full blown weekend linkfest, and given the long holiday weekend, why not? Its time for some random linkage. These are the articles, columns and links that caught my eye recently. (Some sites require registration) Let’s get clickin’ ! Trading & Investing • Stock analysts say outlooks will…Read More

Category: Financial Press, Markets

The Man Who Crashed the World

I cannot figure out why you PR people keep sending me PDFs of articles, but then don’t post it online. Do you want the publicity or not? If yes, than a) post it on your site; b) THEN send out the email. Its kinda hard to link to meatspace items on a blog . ….Read More

Category: Derivatives, Financial Press, Weblogs

AM Reading

These caught my eye this morning: • Street to Log Best Quarter Since Crisis (WSJ) • Bernanke’s ‘Green Shoots’ Take Over the Lexicon, If Not U.S. (Bloomberg) • He’s Got Gamma (Barron’s) • How a Loophole Benefits GE in Bank Rescue; Industrial Giant Becomes Top Recipient in Debt-Guarantee Program (Washington Post) • What was a…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Afternoon Reading

Somethings I have bookmarked for later today: ● ZeroHedge: Q1 Bank Trading: Only Interest Rate Derivatives (Make That Goldman Sachs) ● New Yorker: Sheila Bair and the White House financial debate. ● The LA Times: Personal bankruptcies surge in Southern California The region had the nation’s biggest percentage jump in 2008, and the number this…Read More

Category: Financial Press