Archive for January, 2010

  • Time Warner – AOL Revisted
    Posted by on January 11th, 2010 at 1:39 pm, Comments: 0

    The NY Times has a semi-interesting recap of the history behind the negotiations preceding the merger between Time Warner and AOL roughly 10 years ago.  […]

  • The Joys of Home Ownership
    Posted by on January 8th, 2010 at 3:21 pm, Comments: 0

    The NY Times has an article today about, basically, how much home ownership sucks.  I think the key is that owning a home (like everything […]

  • Unemployment Data
    Posted by on January 8th, 2010 at 2:07 pm, Comments: 0

    The BLS released its December employment report today.  “In December, both the number of unemployed persons, at 15.3 million, and the unemployment rate, at 10.0 […]

  • Bizarro Press Release From the Federal Reserve
    Posted by on January 7th, 2010 at 10:11 pm, Comments: 0

    You’ll be reading a lot about this one tomorrow.  A list of regulators, including “the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB), the […]

  • The Beginning of the End for Geithner?
    Posted by on January 7th, 2010 at 2:18 pm, Comments: 0

    When the top story on Bloomberg is “Geithner’s New York Fed Told AIG to Limit Swaps Disclosure,” it does not bode well for the Treasury […]

  • What I’m Reading This Week
    Posted by on January 6th, 2010 at 10:11 pm, Comments: 0

    Bill Gross’s monthly outlook: “Explaining the current state of global fiscal affairs is often confusing – it’s much like Robert Palmer’s 1980s classic song where […]

  • Mainstream Media Catches Up
    Posted by on January 6th, 2010 at 1:52 pm, Comments: 0

    David Leonhardt in the NY Times has an article today asking the question the financial blogosphere has been repeating for many many months: “If the […]

  • Let’s Talk About Football
    Posted by on January 5th, 2010 at 11:58 pm, Comments: 0

    For those unaware, the Indianapolis Colts, coming into their game two weeks ago against the NY Jets, were 14-0, and looked like they could easily […]

  • KD’s Year In Review: Part II: Trade of the Year
    Posted by on January 3rd, 2010 at 10:39 pm, Comments: 0

    In the movie “Speed,”  Keanu Reeves attempted to keep the speed of a bus above 50 mph to avoid the triggering of a bomb placed […]