Posts filed under “Financial Press”

“The Week That Changed American Capitalism”

WSJ:

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NYT:

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Sources:

Markets Soar, but New Rules Upset Traders

VIKAS BAJAJ, ANDREW ROSS SORKIN and MICHAEL J. de la MERCED

NYT,  September 18, 2008

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/20/business/worldbusiness/20markets.html

U.S. Bailout Plan Calms Markets, But Struggle Looms Over Details

DEBORAH SOLOMON and DAMIAN PALETTA

WSJ, SEPTEMBER 20, 2008

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122186549098258645.html

Category: Bailouts, Financial Press

New WSJ.com: Community, Comments, Color

I have yet to really play with the new WSJ.com, but it looks slicker than the old version. The most significant change — besides the colors and layout — is the community side of it. You can now post comments on every single WSJ published story. I am not sure how that will ramp up….Read More

Category: Financial Press, Web/Tech, Weblogs

Bad Commentary, Poor Advice, Weak Analysis

Category: Financial Press, Investing, Psychology

Morning News Dump

Category: Bailouts, Corporate Management, Credit, Financial Press

Live Blogging CNBC Lehman Show

Category: Bailouts, Corporate Management, Federal Reserve, Financial Press

Roubini on CNBC

Check out Nouriel on CNBC this morning — he is guest hosting, and makes so much sense it makes the rest of the guest list look almost silly.

My boy Chris Whalen also had a good spot, worth checking out.

Fannie, Freddie & Financials

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The rescue
shouldn’t distract investors from the present peril of financials, says Chris
Walen, Institutional Risk Analytics co-founder/managing director

The Financial Development Report   

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A look at
the World Economic Forum’s report with U.S. leading the rankings and UK second.
Details with Kevin Steinberg, World Economic Forum COO and Nouriel Roubini,
REGMonitor.com

Category: Credit, Financial Press, Valuation, Video

GDP fails ‘commonsense sniff test’

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Financial Press, Inflation

Updated Fannie/Freddie Linkfest

Category: Financial Press

Columbia School of Journalism Sulzberger Program

Category: Financial Press, Weblogs

Fannie & Freddie Weekend Wrap Up/Linkfest

So much for a relaxing weekend! We spilled plenty of pixels on Fannie (FNM) & Freddie (FRE)this weekend, as did lots of other folks. What follows is all of the relevant commentary I could scratch together:

Here’s TBP recap:

Treasury Takeover of GSEs: 10 Key Points

Fannie & Freddie Bailout:  In terms of Conservatorship, Management, Shareholders,  Mortgages, Legislation, Foreign Holders,  Financial sector, Politics, Timing, & GSE Insolvency

Here Comes the Half Trillion Dollar Fannie/Freddie Bailout!

All of the Treasury, Federal Reserve and FDIC news releases:

Treasury Department
http://treasury.gov/press/releases/hp1129.htm

Treasury Department Reports (PDFs):

 

Federal Reserve
http://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/press/bcreg/20080907a.htm

Chairman Bernanke
http://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/press/other/20080907a.htm

FDIC React to Takeover
http://www.fdic.gov/news/news/press/2008/pr08078.html

Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac Shareholder Ownership, via MSN:

Federal National Mortgage Association: Ownership

Freddie Mac: Ownership   

Video Coverage:

Treasury News Conference:

Treasury Unveils Takeover of Freddie and Fannie – Part 1

Treasury Unveils Takeover of Freddie and Fannie – Part 2

Treasury Unveils Takeover of Freddie and Fannie – Part 3

John Authers, FT

GSE Bazooka Fired  Ticker Forum, Karl Denninger (Video) 

 

Wall Street Research

Bringing Out the “Bazooka”  David A. Rosenberg, Merrill Lynch (PDF)   

First thoughts on the market impact of the Treasury’s GSE plan, Goldman Sachs (PDF)

Paulson Begins Gradual Wind-Down of GSEs within Conservatorship,  Institutional Risk Analyst      

Pershing Square Capital Letter to Treasury Department Regarding Fannie and Freddie

What the Mainstream Media had to say:

Monday, September 8, 2008

Mounting Woes Left Officials With Little Room to Maneuver WSJ
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122083060663308415.html

Fannie, Freddie Credit-Default Swaps May Be Settled Bloomberg

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=ajsxbVS.W2lQ&

U.S. To Take Over Mortgage Giants Fannie, Freddie NPR Audio   
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=94365278&ft=1&f=1001

The Dilemma of Fannie and Freddie  NYT
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/08/business/08norris.html

In Crisis, Paulson’s Stunning Use of Federal Power  Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/09/07/AR2008090702486.html

The How, Why and What Of Fannie-Freddie Plan  MORNING BRIEF 

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122085653625309655.html

  


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Category: Bailouts, Credit, Financial Press, Weblogs