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    Warning signs

    by Chris Martenson

    Wednesday, March 19, 2008, 9:50 PM

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    The Fed cut rates yesterday, although not as
    much as ‘expected’ (read: ‘hoped’) by the ever hopeful stock selling
    industry. Nonetheless stocks rocketed higher by a huge amount. Did this
    make sense? Not if these data mean anything.

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    Frantic race to save Wall Street giant

    by Chris Martenson

    Tuesday, March 18, 2008, 2:44 AM

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    Horrified traders soon grasped the reality: the Fed had been forced to
    throw out four decades of monetary history in order to support Bear
    Stearns. Its justification was not that Bear was too big but that it
    was too "interconnected" to be allowed to fail with the markets in such
    as fragile state.
    This is a fascinating tale of just how
    serious the Bear Stearns event was and the political and financial
    machinery that was brought to the table to sculpt a solution.

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    Stock Market Imitates Wile E. Coyote

    by Chris Martenson

    Sunday, March 16, 2008, 2:24 AM

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    To many in the credit markets, the stock market
    looks a lot like Wile E. Coyote. It’s already way past the edge of the
    cliff. Equity investors just haven’t realized it.

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