Guaranteed Box of Crap

  • LOL Europe – Dexia Tries to Ringfence Their Pile of Crap
    Posted by on October 4th, 2011 at 9:37 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits It wasn’t long ago that I last wrote about the Guaranteed Box of Crap solutions that will be floating around in Europe […]

  • European Rescue Plans are Variations of the Tommy Boy Solution
    Posted by on October 4th, 2011 at 7:55 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits You know the reference in the post title, right?  I’ve written about it ten times already: “Because they know all they sold […]

  • BankOfAmerica: If You Don’t Need Capital, Then Why Did You Raise Capital?
    Posted by on August 25th, 2011 at 11:19 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits A scant two weeks ago, Bank of America’s CEO, Brian Moynihan, repeated multiple times that his bank didn’t need to raise capital.   […]

  • Guaranteed Box of Crap, Part NINE
    Posted by on September 26th, 2010 at 1:41 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I’ve used this quote (Tommy Boy) before, and I’ll use it again – every time we stamp a Government guarantee on crappy […]

  • Another Guaranteed Box Full of Crap – via FDIC
    Posted by on July 24th, 2010 at 3:49 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This is now the EIGHTH time I’ve used the Tommy Boy analogy on my blog (type Tommy Boy in my search box […]

  • Bernanke’s Guaranteed Box Full of Crap
    Posted by on June 12th, 2010 at 2:55 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits It’s not that I want to keep writing about the tragic irony when life imitates art, but the scenario just keeps coming […]

  • Greasing the Wheels
    Posted by on April 12th, 2010 at 12:53 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits It seems that Greece still fails to understand the difference between liquidity and solvency.  Here’s an explanation for you – with last […]

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

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

  • Synthetic CDO’s, Spanish 21 and Sports Betting
    Posted by on December 29th, 2009 at 12:12 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits As expected, my last post, “Fiduciary Duty and the Victim Mindset” sparked a lot of discussion.  There are several intelligent comments on […]

  • Seller Financing
    Posted by on March 24th, 2009 at 2:31 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Wow, I didn’t realize how apt the Buffalo Springfield quote “”There’s something happening here. What it is ain’t exactly clear” I used […]

  • Details Emerge – The PPIP
    Posted by on March 23rd, 2009 at 11:37 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits “There’s something happening here. What it is ain’t exactly clear” – Buffalo Springfield, For What It’s Worth A comment on my previous […]

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

    Share on StockTwits I was surprised that none of the financial blogs I read daily had a comment on this story I found on Bloomberg.com […]