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Bloomberg Podcasts on ther Economy

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Podcast_onecon Some interesting podcasts with Tom Keene via Bloomberg on the Economy: 

Shilling Sees Consumers Spend Less as Home Prices Fall Feb. 27 (Bloomberg) –  Gary Shilling, president of A. Gary Shilling &
Co., spoke from Springfield, New Jersey,
about a report today showing U.S. consumer confidence fell to the lowest level
in five years, the outlook for spending and the economy. 

 

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Levy Says U.S. Inflation to Decline as Spending SlowsFeb. 26 (Bloomberg) –  Mickey Levy, chief economist at Bank of America,
spoke in New York about the turmoil in
credit markets, the U.S. economic outlook and Federal Reserve Governor
Frederic Mishkin’s speech at East Carolina University in Greenville, North
Carolina.
 

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Wieting Says Citigroup Sees About 1% U.S. Growth in 2008
Feb. 22 (Bloomberg) –  Steven Wieting, managing director of economic and
market analysis at Citigroup Global Markets, spoke from New York about the U.S. financial markets and economy, the
impact of inflation on economic performance and the outlook for U.S. corporate
profits.
 

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Susan Wachter Calls U.S. Housing Decline `Unprecedented’
Feb. 21 (Bloomberg) –  Susan Wachter, a professor at the University of
Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, spoke from
Philadelphia about the U.S. subprime mortgage crisis and outlook for the
housing market.
 

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Gross of Pimco Sees `Developing Bargains’ in Loan Market
Feb. 20 (Bloomberg) –  Bill Gross, managing director of Pacific
Investment Management Co., talks about the U.S. bond and debt markets, Federal Reserve
monetary policy and inflation and the outlook for the financial industry.

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Grasher Says MBIA, Ambac Driven by Mortgage `Hysteria’
Feb. 20 (Bloomberg) –  Michael Grasher, an analyst at Piper Jaffray &
Co., spoke from Chicago about the outlook
for bond insurers including MBIA Inc. and Ambac Financial Group Inc., the
potential for industry regulation and the impact of bond ratings on
municipalities.

 

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McKelvey Says Goldman Expects `Sluggish’ U.S. Growth
Feb. 15 (Bloomberg) –  Ed McKelvey, senior U.S. economist at Goldman
Sachs Group Inc., spoke from New York
about the outlook for the U.S. economy through 2009, the country’s trade and
budget deficit and the impact of fiscal and monetary stimulus on growth.

 

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Harris, Economist, Says Fed May Cut Funds Rate to 1%

Feb. 14 (Bloomberg) –  Ethan Harris, chief U.S. economist at Lehman
Brothers Holdings Inc., spoke yesterday about his
forecast for U.S. growth, the performance of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S.
Bernanke and the outlook for monetary policy. Harris was ranked as the top
forecaster in a Wall Street Journal survey for his analysis of the impact of
the housing slump and the outlook for inflation.

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Eisenbeis Says Concerns of U.S. Recession `Overblown’

Feb. 14 (Bloomberg) –  Robert Eisenbeis, former head of research at the
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and chief monetary economist at Cumberland
Advisors Inc., spoke from Atlanta about
economic forecasting, Federal Reserve monetary policy and the U.S. economy and
financial industry.
 

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Most of the stuff I get from the PR departments of media are pure shite, but this was one of the better pages . . .  

 

Category: Digital Media, Economy, Financial Press

Housing Round Up

Category: Financial Press, Real Estate

Dollar Weakness

Category: Currency, Financial Press, Music

Barrons Review: Is the Magic back at Disney?

Category: Contrary Indicators, Corporate Management, Financial Press, Quantitative, Technical Analysis, Valuation

Oscar Night Linkfest

Category: Financial Press

Quote of the day: Stagflation & the 1970s

Category: Economy, Financial Press, Inflation

Forbes vs Peter Schiff: Petty Smackdown

Category: Commodities, Currency, Financial Press, Investing, Psychology

Tech Investor News

Interesting new site coming from Frank Cioffi, the PR and media relations guy, and former tv news journalist: Tech Investor News.

His first two outings are for Apple (May 2007) and Google was launched today. The plan is to roll this out for another 20 tech names over the next 18 months.
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Category: Financial Press, Web/Tech

While you were driving to work . . .

Category: Financial Press

3-Day-Weekend Linkfest!

Category: Financial Press