History of Panic Buying

Nice bit of chart porn via Forbes, which writes: "JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon may prove to be the latest in a line of investors to turn panic into profits. But it’s a risky business."


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When Blood Is on the Street
Neil Weinberg, Bernard Condon and Emily Stewart
Forbes, 04.07.08, 12:00 AM ET

Category: Investing, M&A, Psychology, Trading

Who is to Blame for Bear Stearn’s Demise?

Category: Corporate Management, Credit, Derivatives, Federal Reserve, Hedge Funds, Inflation, Psychology

Dick Bove: Buy Banks, Avoid Brokers

Bove Says Bear Holder Lewis Won’t Find Alternative Deal: Video Play

Interesting interview with Dick Bove, the Punk Ziegel analysts who has been so dead right about the banks and brokers this past year.

Richard Bove, an analyst at Punk Ziegel & Co.,
talks with Bloomberg’s Carol Massar and Julie Hyman about the outlook for
financial markets, brokerage and bank earnings, and the possibility that Bear
Stearns Cos. shareholder Joseph Lewis may push the company to consider
alternatives to the $339 million buyout offer from JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Economy, Video

Why Australia is Insulated From US Sub-Prime Woes

Since its the last day of the trading week, how about a little humor from down under?


Clarke and Dawe: the comic duo you can bank on
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Clarke and Dawe: the comic duo you can bank on
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Broadcast: 14/03/2008

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Economy, Video

Esquire Interview on Bear Stearns

Category: Media

Bear Stearns Paraphernalia on eBay

Category: Credit, Finance, Psychology

S&P Report on Subprime Write-downs

Category: Credit, Fixed Income/Interest Rates

Off to Bloomberg TV

Category: Commodities, Media

Its a Great Time to Lease an Office !

Category: Economy, Real Estate

Merrill’s Rosenberg: Deep Recession Looms

From the WSJ’s video center:

Category: Economy, Video