Interest Only Mortgages

Our discussion of Interest Only Mortgages this morning was incomplete without an accompanying  graph.

Here is the accompanying map from NYT:

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Thank to the NYT for their invaluable assistance.


Eyes Fixed on Your Variable-Rate Mortgage

NYTimes, July
15, 2006

Category: Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Real Estate

Backdating Options Widespread

Category: Corporate Management, Investing

The Impact of Variable Rate Mortgages

Category: Economy, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Real Estate

Return of the Linkfest

Category: Weblogs

More on “Special” 9/11 Stock Option Grants



The request went up (in comments) for a who’s who list of the post 9/11 stock option granters and grantees.

I put in a request to the WSJ journalists on the story; Meanwhile, the best I can offer up are some excerpts from the WSJ sidebar (with graphics).

Kudos to the Journal for another terrific piece of investigative journalism. Now if you guys would only stop burying killer stories on Saturday . . .


The short list of egregious offenders is after the jump.

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Category: Corporate Management

Post-9/11 Option Grants Under Scrutiny

Category: Corporate Management, Financial Press, Investing, Psychology

Coming Soon: Return of the Linkfest

Category: Economy, Politics, Weblogs

Crude Oil, Average Monthly Gain

Category: Commodities

Cash versus Short?

Category: RR&A

Email of the Week

Category: Weblogs