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Interest Rate Derivatives & Goldman Sachs & JPMorgan

Chris, Could you please comment on the matter of interest rate derivatives; the huge amounts of these held by GS and JPM (on the order of $87 Trillion and $38 Trillion, respectively, according to one source -which unfortunately I cannot locate at ...

Forum topic - WendyT - Apr 5 2009 - 11:33am - 0 comments

Re:Thomas Jefferson: "Educate and inform the who mass of the people...They are the only reliance for presvation of our liberty."

Hi,  Today I sent hundreds of emails to ALL  of the tv & radio  talkshows, magazine & newspaper editors. It's easy using http://www.conservativeusa.com  Just click emails to congress & media. Your comments are welcomed. --- On ...

Forum topic - greycloud - Mar 28 2009 - 5:34pm - 5 comments

Timmy needs more power??!!!!????

I could not believe this push for power.  http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Geithner-seeks-new-powers-apf-14728092.html?sec=topStories&pos=main&asset=TBD&ccode=TBD Re: Timmy needs more power??!!!!???? What did you expect? ...

Forum topic - mpelchat - Mar 24 2009 - 11:00am - 7 comments

Oh no-o-o-o-o-o-o-o, Mister Timmy!

Tim 'Jughead' Geithner, our nation's first Vulcan-American Treasury secretary, is running into some serious flack on Capitol Hill : March 22 (Bloomberg) -- Senator Richard Shelby , the leading Republican on the ...

Forum topic - machinehead - Mar 22 2009 - 7:23pm - 1 comment

The Real AIG Outrage

From today's Wall Street Journal: The Real AIG Outrage President Obama joined yesterday in the clamor of outrage at AIG for paying some $165 million in contractually obligated employee bonuses. He and the rest of the political class thus ...

Forum topic - Farmer Brown - Mar 17 2009 - 9:41pm - 9 comments

Gotta love it...Citi economist to help run Treasury!

I swear life in the US has become more surreal than Bizarro Superfriends.  Folks, this is why politics is crucial...it's not just chatter...we need some Libertarians to start getting seriously involved! Ponder for a moment how ridiculous it is ...

Forum topic - strabes - Mar 17 2009 - 9:31pm - 0 comments

China "worried" about US Treasury holdings

China 'worried' about US Treasury holdings http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090313/ap_on_bi_ge/as_china_us_economy   Re: China "worried" about US Treasury holdings If China can see risks to a decline in the ...

Forum topic - Rob Z - Mar 13 2009 - 3:51pm - 1 comment

record T-bill auction going OK...

I've been watching this one close, but it looks like there are still enough buyers of US debt, even at record levels. http://www.reuters.com/article/bondsNews/idUSN1138416720090211 I'm sure we'll hear from Chris on these ...

Forum topic - Ready - Feb 11 2009 - 5:25pm - 6 comments

Minyan Peter's Open Letter to Geitner, question on...

The open letter gives 8 recommendations.  Can anyone clarify #4?  "Fourth, cap deposit rates like you did in 1935. Right now, deposit rates are dictated in markets by the weakest financial institutions and, from where I sit, the rates ...

Forum topic - WendyT - Jan 25 2009 - 11:52am - 0 comments