All the Kings Horses and All the Kings Men . . .



Humpty Dumpty sat on a Wall

Humpty Dumpty had a great fall

All the King’s horses, and all the king’s men

Didn’t bankrupt the country and devaluate the currency putting the shifty bastard together again.


Category: Markets

Yes, Virginia, this is a crash

Category: Markets, Trading

House Votes Down Bailout Bill; Dow Down 716

Category: Bailouts, Markets, Trading

Ron Paul on the Bailout

Ron Paul schools the rest of the House on the Bailout bill

September 29, 2008 C-SPAN 

via CSpan Junkie

Category: Bailouts, Video

Market Votes Nay on Bailout Plan; Dow Off 330

Category: Bailouts, Markets, Trading

What Lehman’s Collapse Would Have Wrought

Category: Bailouts, Credit, Derivatives, Federal Reserve, Taxes and Policy

Fed & Treasury Needs to Stop Targeting Asset Prices

Category: Bailouts, Credit, Federal Reserve, Real Estate, Taxes and Policy

James Grant in FT

Good interview in FT:

Part I

Part II

Part III

click for video

Category: Bailouts, Video

Cablevision DNS Redirect Nonsense

Here’s the latest insanity from my internet provider, Optimum OnLine by Cable Vision: DNS Redirect. I used to just punch in “WSJ” into Safari’s URL, hit enter, and off I went. Any URL worked that way. Since last week, that now sends me to an ad-based Optimum page (powered by Google). On the Windows machine…Read More

Category: Web/Tech

Wall Street Says Thanks…

Category: Bailouts, Financial Press, Taxes and Policy, Weblogs