Archive for February, 2009

  • The Oracle of Omaha
    Posted by on February 28th, 2009 at 5:13 pm, Comments: 0

    Warren Buffett’s 2008 letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders is out. I’m going to pull what I found to be the most interesting quotes for you […]

  • The Wall Street Journal is Wrong
    Posted by on February 24th, 2009 at 4:50 pm, Comments: 0

    In poker, there’s a saying, “don’t tap on the glass.” When someone is being an idiot – a fish, you don’t educate them – you […]

  • Ridiculuous Snippets of the Week
    Posted by on February 22nd, 2009 at 8:17 pm, Comments: 0

    Ok, it’s time for another installment of “Is it Real? Or Is it From The Onion?” 1) Senator Skeptical About Loaning $30Billion to GM: “Borrowing […]

  • The Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan
    Posted by on February 20th, 2009 at 12:23 am, Comments: 0

    Ok, so the Obama Administration released their housing bailout. Check out the details here. The White House also published a good list of FAQ’s here. […]

  • Remember Back When This Was a Lot of Money?
    Posted by on February 17th, 2009 at 11:36 pm, Comments: 0

    “GM told the federal government Tuesday that it needed to increase its loan request to $30 billion, $12 billion more than it had initially sought […]

  • We Want Jobs!!!
    Posted by on February 12th, 2009 at 1:47 am, Comments: 0

    I can’t escape parallels to the Onion every where I look. That’s probably another sign we’re still on the precipice of some sort of major […]

  • In THIS Country
    Posted by on February 11th, 2009 at 3:56 am, Comments: 0

    I was surprised that none of the financial blogs I read daily had a comment on this story I found on tonight: “China Needs […]

  • Real? or from The Onion?
    Posted by on February 10th, 2009 at 1:32 pm, Comments: 0

    Feb 10th: New York: The New York Lottery is proposing a gamble where the odds aren’t always in its favor — moving its $1.3 billion […]

  • What Can You Say?
    Posted by on February 5th, 2009 at 11:42 pm, Comments: 0

    Thanks to Dealbreaker for bringing me this gem: Bloomberg: Fannie Mae, the mortgage-finance company under U.S. government control, will loosen rules for homeowners seeking to […]

  • A Truth, What We Should Do, and What We Will Do
    Posted by on February 3rd, 2009 at 12:31 am, Comments: 0

    I haven’t ranted much lately about the government’s plans to work out the problem the TARP was supposed to resolve: that banks still hold crappy […]

  • Best Super Bowl Ad
    Posted by on February 2nd, 2009 at 5:00 pm, Comments: 0

    What a game… This was my favorite ad: -KD