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Economic Outlook
April 21, 2009 Posted by
The banking industry is splitting before our very eyes and the determining factors do not end with whether a bank has been "TARPed."
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Economic Outlook
April 14, 2009 Posted by
The Term Asset-Backed Securities Lending Facility (TALF) was announced last November, but only had its second auction last week.
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Economic Outlook
April 07, 2009 Posted by
Some recent housing market indicators seem to point to stability, while others are still pointing downward.
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Economic Outlook
March 31, 2009 Posted by
Last week, for the first time in seven years, England had a government bond auction fail.
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March 24, 2009 Posted by
The House of Representatives voted 328-93 last week to impose a 90 percent tax on bonuses paid after December 31, 2008 by companies that received more than $5 billion in government bailout funds.
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Economic Outlook
March 17, 2009 Posted by
Treadmill-running in a Florida hotel last week, I got a rare opportunity to actually focus on CNBC for an hour.
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Economic Outlook
March 03, 2009 Posted by
Fed Chairman Bernanke made a good analogy when he compared the housing bailout to a smoking neighbor who carelessly sets his home on fire which threatens yours. Would you call the fire department? Of course you would. Rick Santelli should know better.
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Economic Outlook
February 18, 2009 Posted by
It's only a month before spring but we can already feel the fog beginning to lift. Of course, today's fog is the heaviest and thickest fog seen in a while, but it feels good to see a potential positive, in any case.
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