UBS on a Trillion Dollar Meltdown

Interesting discussion from the FT (3 parts) with George Magnus, UBS senior economist advisor:

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Ubs_magnus

Thanks, Dominique!

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Source:
View from the Markets
FT, February 25, 2008
http://www.ft.com/cms/893ac9c8-757e-11dc-b7cb-0000779fd2ac.html

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Video

Oscar Night Linkfest

Category: Financial Press

Wicked Cool Info-Graphic: Box Office Revenue

Category: Digital Media, Film, Technical Analysis

The New Fiver

Category: Currency

Fed Cuts of a Different Variety

Category: Economy, Federal Reserve

Site of the Day: Rotten Neighbor.com

Category: Real Estate, Web/Tech

Friday Night Jazz: Open Thread

When it comes to music, I normally try to do the heavy lifting around here — writing about and recommending a new or beloved artist, or discussing whatever it is I happen to be listening to at the moment.

Tonite, something a little different.

I WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU GUYS — What’s new and interesting? What old favorites have been replaying? What are you listening to right now? What concerts are you going to — or hoping to see?

What say ye?

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UPDATE: Februrary 22, 2008 9:42am

Wow, thats quite a list!

TBP readers are quite an eclectic bunch; 
All of the various FNJ recs readers made can be found here;

Most of the discs mentioned are linked to via Amazon or MySpace or some other site (after the jump):

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Category: Digital Media, Friday Night Jazz, Music

Just Married

Category: Economy, Energy, Inflation

Site of the Day: Countrywide-Foreclosures

Category: Corporate Management, Credit, Real Estate, Weblogs

Three of the Nasdaq Four Horseman Are Limping

Apple (AAPL), Google (GOOG) and Baidu (BIDU) — three of the NASDAQ FOUR HORSEMAN – have been coming up gimpy since their FusionIQ timing sell signals (triggered at much higher levels several weeks ago).

These stocks have fallen precipitously since those Sells.

Only Research in Motion (RIMM) — which gapped open strongly yesterday — acts well. The other three horsemen stocks have clearly broken their uptrends, and are in the process of being repriced. We point this out because trading highly volatile names like these can be dangerous especially if one doesn’t have a Sell Discipline.

Unbiased, indicator-driven trading signals can help make you a better investor. Whether its based on technicals, fundamentals, valuation or quantitative research, having a non-emotional layer to your investing/trading plan is always helpful. 

I am biased towards our signals (FusionIQ), but any objective timing method that would have gotten you out of the way in these 3 names weeks ago is a good thing — you would have avoided a lot of pain.

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Four Horseman of Nasdaq

note: Sell Signals are indicated with a red "S"

 Apple (AAPL) 
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Category: Markets, Quantitative, Technical Analysis, Trading