Raging Bull

THIS is frickin’ hysterical!

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Hoofy_boo

Source:
Raging Bull
MV, August 15, 2007
http://www.minyanville.com/mvtv/?videoid=22

Category: Markets, Psychology

How To Speak Hedgie

Category: Hedge Funds

Ratings Agencies 2007 = Equity Analysts 2000 ?

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

Open Thread: Closing the Barn Door on Sub-Prime ARM Mortgages

To be filed under "Better-Late-Than-Never" regulatory actions: The Federal Reserve is considering the following changes in Sub-Prime lending disclosures:

The federal financial regulatory agencies today issued proposed illustrations
of consumer information for certain adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) products
described in the agencies’ Statement on Subprime Mortgage Lending (Subprime
Statement), effective July 10, 2007. The Subprime Statement recommends
communications that ensure consumers have clear, balanced, and timely
information about the relative benefits and risks of certain ARM products. The
illustrations are intended to assist institutions in providing this information.

(Below is a table of the proposed changes)

So is this a case of too-little-too-late, or might this actually accomplish something positive?

What say ye?

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The rest of the proposed changes are after the jump . . .

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Category: Credit, Derivatives, Federal Reserve, Psychology, Real Estate

Media Appearance: Kudlow & Company (8/14/07)

Category: Media

Goldman Sachs Conference Call Highlights

Category: Corporate Management, Derivatives, Earnings, Hedge Funds

Money Markets Substitute Halting Redemptions

Category: Credit, Markets, Psychology

Cablevision or Typepad ?

Category: Web/Tech

Open Thread: Fed Intervention

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Federal Reserve

Foreclosure Radar

Category: Psychology, Real Estate, Trading, Web/Tech