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Tag Archives: Citi

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    Daily Digest – March 12

    by Davos

    Thursday, March 12, 2009, 4:25 PM

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    • U.S. Weighs Further Steps for Citi
    • Freddie Mac: $23.9 Billion Loss, Asks for $30.8 billion in funding
    • A conversation with Timothy Geithner, U.S. Treasury Secretary
    • Geithner flying solo
    • Obama, Geithner Get Low Grades From Economists
    • Global Credit Ranking
    • ‘Difficult’ Americans hamper G20 efforts to secure a global deal
    • China February Auto Sales Rise 25% After Tax Cuts
    • Marc Faber (Massive Deficits)
    • 50%? (repost)
    • Obermann (Phil Gramm)
    • South Carolina’s Sanford to become first governor to reject funds
    • U.S. banks may pay dearly for government aid
    • Get Long Torches & Pitchforks: A Growth Industry once the taxpayers wake-up Ritholtz Says

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    Daily Digest – March 11

    by Davos

    Wednesday, March 11, 2009, 3:40 PM

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    • March 9, 2009: In Cramer We Trust (Funny! H/T Zombie210)
    • Up Day on Wall St.
    • US Recession Could Last Up to 36 Months: Roubini
    • IMF chief warns world entering ‘Great Recession’ (H/T Zombie210)
    • 53% Say It’s Likely the U.S. Will Enter a Depression Similar to 1930’s
    • Bank of America, GE Sell $16.5 Billion of FDIC Debt 
    • Citi and Federal Government in New Non-Rescue Rescue Talks
    • Bernanke Says Banks Will Remain Capitalized, but "Too Big to Fail" Needs to End
    • Famous Last Words
    • Grand Illusion – The Federal Reserve
    • Highway robbery? Texas police seize black motorists’ cash, cars (H/T Zombie210)
    • Romer Paper, "Lessons from the Great Depression for Economic Recovery in 2009"

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    Daily Digest – March 9

    by Davos

    Monday, March 9, 2009, 5:40 PM

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    • SNL Geithner 1-800-Ideas?
    • Employment decline compared to Depression
    • Employment decline compared to Depression (Chart)
    • S&P 500 in the Great Depression, compared to the current recession (Chart)
    • Shorting to Zero, CDS, and Swords Falling 15 points a Day, Every Day…
    • Random Musings On The End Of The American Experiment (H/T CapeSurvivor)
    • vol·un·tar·y (vln-tr) 6. Law. Without legal obligation or consideration: a voluntary conveyance of property.
    • Marc Faber: "The feds poured the gasoline and lit the match. Now they’ve joined the fire department" 
    • Dr. Doom Forecasts Boom
    • For U.S. debt collectors, the dead are a healthy bet (H/T Zombie210)

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    Daily Digest – March 6

    by Davos

    Friday, March 6, 2009, 4:04 PM

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    • Comedy Central (3:00 blunders)
    • Chávez turns to Russians in gold venture
    • Country Default Risk Continues Its Rise
    • Country Default Risk Chart
    • Europe’s banks face a $2 trillion dollar shortage
    • UK: BoE Cuts Rate to 0.5%, Begins Quantitative Easing
    • Ukraine’s Tymoshenko warns of a new Iron Curtain
    • Venezuela’s Chavez tightens state control of food amid rocketing inflation & food shortages
    • Stock doom and gold boom (H/T CP)
    • Citi Breaks the Buck
    • Warren Buffett Insights

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    Daily Digest – March 4

    by Davos

    Wednesday, March 4, 2009, 3:28 PM

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    • Europe on the Ropes
    • We need shock and awe policies to halt depression
    • ‘Tidal wave’ of homeless students hits schools (Video on Page)
    • Laid-off professionals turn to "survival jobs"
    • The L Curve 1 in 3 Chance, Nouriel Roubini
    • Fleckenstein: Protect yourself from Financial Armageddon with gold
    • Country Vulnerability Scorecard
    • Switzerland threatened with bankruptcy
    • Vehicle Sales
    • Preview: Pending Home Sales Likely Resume Downward Trend
    • Construction Spending Continues to Fall
    • ISM Manufacturing (Jan vs. Feb)

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    Daily Digest – Feb 27

    by Davos

    Friday, February 27, 2009, 12:15 PM

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    • H.R. 835 U.S. dollar equal to the market value of 0.002 of a troy ounce of gold (Hat Tip Bill85)
    • The War Room
    • Citi in the Sewer: Shares Down 30%
    • Ex-Bundesbank Chief Says Euro Nation Default Possible
    • 5,112,000
    • Ex-Bundesbank Chief Says Euro Nation Default Possible
    • FACTBOX-Financial crisis sparks unrest in Europe
    • AIG considers break-up in bid to stay afloat
    • "Stress" Test
    • Banks: Fear and Despair
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    Daily Digest – Feb 21

    by Davos

    Saturday, February 21, 2009, 1:57 PM

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    • Volcker "Mother of all Financial Crisis"
    • Crisis of "Credit"
    • Breaking a Barrier to Lending (Proposed Solution to Shadow Banking)
    • Soros, No Bottom, More Severe Than During the Great Depression
    • Economic collapse severity intensifying
    • Gartman Sees Gold as World’s ‘Second Reserve Currency’
    • Get Ready for Mass Retail Closings
    • Gone in 60 Days: Citi and Bank of America Won’t Live to See May
    • Week 8, Bank #14
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    Daily Digest – Jan 27

    by Davos

    Tuesday, January 27, 2009, 3:23 AM

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    • Population growth is the biggest economic and environmental problem
    • How the Government Dealt With Past Recessions (2001 Audio)
    • 82,000
      Job Losses 
    • Job Losses (Chart)
    • Existing Home Sales (Chart Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate)
    • Home Inventory (Chart)
    • Fannie to Tap U.S. for as Much as $16 Billion in Aid 
    • Fed looks like one more shaky bank (Hat tip CM) 
    • Just ‘plane’ despicable; rescued Citi buying $50M jet 
    • Downturn Accelerates As It Circles The Globe (Hat Tip CM)
    • U.K. Economy Shrinks Most Since 1980, in Recession (Hat Tip CM)
    • 2009 Country stock market performance – things already aren’t pretty(Table in article) 
    • Panel Discusses the Stimulus Package

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    Daily Digest – Jan 22

    by Davos

    Wednesday, January 21, 2009, 10:26 PM

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    • NAHB Housing Market Index (Chart)
    • NAHB Builder Confidence Hits New Record Low in January
    • Preview: Housing Starts & Permits to Fall Beyond Record Low 
    • Richard Parsons, The Biggest Loser, Takes Over Citigroup (C) Chairman’s Job
    • O.C. furniture mall loses $63 million in value
    • Circuit City collapse could hit real estate investors
    • Chinese "Official" Urban Unemployment (Chart)
    • Rising Tide of Joblessness (Chart)
    • A County in China Sees Its Fortunes in Tea Leaves Until a Bubble Bursts 
    • GM official says cash could run out by March 31
    • Clive Thompson on How More Info Leads to Less Knowledge
    • New President Looks in Vain for Head of Treasury
    • Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert and Guests, (Video)
    • Humor, Hat Tip JoeManC (Do a search for illegal activities, kickbacks and stolen property)
    • U.S. Dollar: The Curious Case of a Strengthening Currency (Hat Tip Greg R.) 

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    Daily Digest – Jan 10

    by Davos

    Saturday, January 10, 2009, 1:05 AM

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    • Janet Tavakoli, Author, Video Interview (Wall Street’s Financial Meth Labs & Ponzi Schemes)
    • Cheney Says Nobody Saw Economic Crisis Coming
    • Bush Prepares to Ask for Second Tranche of Bailout Funds
    • Unemployment Way Worse than 7.2% Due to Birth / Death Adjustment (2 Charts)
    • Part-time jobs
    • Unemployment Rate vs. Broader Total Unemployed (Chart)
    • Boeing Cuts 4,500 Commercial Jobs as Economy Weakens 
    • More Layoffs Coming in the Oil Patch
    • Roubini forecasts recession will last 2 years
    • SNL Morgan Stanley Parody Video (Humor)
    • Change in US Consumer Credit and Mortgage Debt Relative to GDP (Chart)
    • Peter Schiff Audio Fox News Talk
    • Financial company default risk
    • Japan Economy Watch
    • British Airways credit card is UK’s most expensive – after hiking interest charge to 46%
    • Office Vacancy Forecast Chart (U.S.)
    • Macy’s Goodwill Writedown May Speed Stock’s Spiral
    • Rubin Out At Citi (C)

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