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Subprime Credit Rot

Rather than respond to the various cheerleaders and pollyannas (Ben Stein, Brian Wesbury, David Malpass, et. al.) who have been telling us how great things are even as recently as this week, I prefer to respond via some humor, culled from around the web.

First up: Long or Short Capital:

The Jitters
by Johnny Debacle

Guy #1: Subprime?
Guy #2:
Guy #1: Subprime.
Guy #2:
Guy #1: Exposure?
Subprime Jitters.
Guy #1:
Guy #2: No, CONTAGION.
But the expected loss on all residential subprime loans is de
to the greater economy.
Guy #2: Liquidity. And
Guy #1: Oh. Fuck.
Guy #2:
Commercial paper.
Guy #1: The end.

And I love  their tag line: "Let us think for you, since we’re better at it."


And, the always amusing Ben Sargent:


via Yahoo!

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Hedge Funds, Psychology

How To Speak Hedgie

Category: Hedge Funds

Ratings Agencies 2007 = Equity Analysts 2000 ?

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Hedge Funds, Psychology, Real Estate

Goldman Sachs Conference Call Highlights

Category: Corporate Management, Derivatives, Earnings, Hedge Funds

Quote of the Day: “the stunning failure of responsibility”

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Earnings, Hedge Funds, Markets, Psychology

Brief Foreclosure History & Mortgage Delinquency Maps

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Hedge Funds, Real Estate

Efficient Market/Random Walk Joke

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Hedge Funds, Investing, Markets, Psychology, Quantitative

10 Questions About CDOs

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Hedge Funds, Investing, Psychology

Synthetic Credit Event Postponed . . .

Category: Corporate Management, Derivatives, Hedge Funds

CDO Hedge Funds = Enron ?

Category: Credit, Data Analysis, Derivatives, Finance, Hedge Funds, Markets, Psychology