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Level Three Assets: Banks & Brokers

Three terrific charts on Level 3 assets — these are the difficult to trade/value/sell junk.

Check out Citi, and Fannie & Freddie!

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Charts via Jake at EconomPic

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I cannot figure out why the SEC and FASB simply refuses to force firms to inform investors what is actually on their books. I guess they are particularly enamored of the Japanese model.

Previously:
FASB: OK For USA to Turn Japanese   (July 2008) http://bigpicture.typepad.com/comments/2008/07/fasb-ok-for-usa.html

Turning Japanese?  (September 2003)  http://bigpicture.typepad.com/comments/2003/09/turning_japanes.html

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Murdoch & the WSJ Editorial Page

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Real Versus Nominal SPX Returns

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Favorite Posts 2004

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Favorite Posts 2003

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Well Contained

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Media Praise for The Big Picture

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The Big Picture: Disclosures & Terms of Use

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Thanksgiving Plan of Attack

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I’m back (Yeah! Jet Blue)

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