Tag Archives: CNBC

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    2014 Year in Review

    The year we piled up risks like a global game of Tetris
    by David Collum

    Friday, December 19, 2014, 4:27 PM

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    I have not seen a year in which so many risks—some truly existential—piled up so quickly. Each risk has its own, often unknown, probability of morphing into a destructive force. Groping for a metaphor—I love metaphors and similes—I feel like we’re in the final throes of a geopolitical Game of Tetris as financial and political authorities race to place the pieces correctly. But the acceleration is palpable. The proximate trigger for pain and ultimately a collapse can be small, as anyone who’s ever stepped barefoot on a Lego knows.

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    Daily Digest – September 10

    by Davos

    Thursday, September 10, 2009, 2:50 PM

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    • A Conversation About Payroll Data That You Never Saw On CNBC
    • Bad now? 1929 Versus 2007: Employment Change
    • 40% of Working Age Californians Jobless
    • China Issues Bonds To “Promote The RMB In Neighbouring Countries”
    • An Address To Our Schoolchildren
    • Myth: “Job-Less Recovery”
    • New Exotic Investments Are Emerging on Wall Street (H/T iDoctor and  Zulu)
    • Debtors Revolt Begins
    • Google Domestic Trends: Cash for Clunkers (Chart)

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    Daily Digest – August 21

    by Davos

    Friday, August 21, 2009, 2:37 PM

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    • My Bad! Woman’s House Mistakenly Auctioned by Bank
    • CNBC: ‘Anyone Who Owns A Suit Can Come On Television’ (Humor, The Onion, Seen on ZeroHedge)
    • Nassim Taleb: A Crazier Future (Video on page)
    • Problem Children Banks (List sortable click on header)
    • The Real Bull Market: Delinquent U.S. Mortgages Break Record AGAIN
    • After Hours With Nathan Martin – Episode 17
    • MachineHead: Universal Health Care – the 5th Banderilla
    • Ron Paul: Bringing Transparency to the Federal Reserve (Video)
    • Hoenig: Let Big U.S. Banks Fail
    • Peter Schiff on Warren Buffett (Video, H/T iDoctor)
    • Warren Buffet: “Here, let me reinterpret that…”

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    Daily Digest – August 1

    by Davos

    Saturday, August 1, 2009, 1:58 PM

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    • Martin Armstrong – How ALL Systems Can Collapse Overnight…
    • A Comedian That Could Replace The Cable Financial Media (Humor)
    • CRE with Jim the Realitor (Video)
    • 1,200 Rhode Island businesses Face Closure Over Sales Tax
    • Moore’s Credit Crunch Film Tops Bill In Venice
    • Beep Beep: The Laws Of Gravity Still Apply
    • Who Made Money as the Market Tanked? (Video)
    • Cash for Clunkers: A 950 Million Dollar Clunk That Got Clunked
    • CNBC Viewership Down 28%

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    Daily Digest – July 23

    by Davos

    Thursday, July 23, 2009, 3:00 PM

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    • The Dollar is Overvalued… But Against What? (Chart)
    • When $3 Trillion Seems Like Small Potatoes (Chart)
    • Suburban Suvilaist, Economic Preparedness (MSNBC Video)
    • Q&A of Fed Reserve Chair Bernanke by Alan Grayson (Video)
    • Morgan Stanley Pays Damages For Precious Metals Fraud
    • Elizabeth Warren on Consumer Financial Product Agency
    • Feldstein: Risk of Double Dip
    • Minsky: Turning Neoclassical Economics On Its Head
    • 180 Degrees Off Target
    • Whalen On Banking (Video on page)
    • CNBC Attempts Assasination on Barofsky (Video, Repost)

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    Daily Digest – July 22

    by Davos

    Wednesday, July 22, 2009, 3:00 PM

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    • BIS, The Central Bank of all Central Bankers: The Central Bank WAS Warned in 2003 (Repost)
    • Roach: The Financial Crisis Isn’t Over (Video on page)
    • Broke (Video Outtake)
    • Earnings results at Swedish banks show large writedowns in Baltics
    • Michael Covel on IndyMac (Video)
    • CIT: More than $1.5 billion in losses, No FDIC Guaranteed Debt
    • CNBC Attempts Assasination on Barofsky (Video)
    • California Comes to Cowardly Compromise
    • Commercial mortgages, mortgage re-sets to trigger NEXT U.S.down-leg
    • Rep. Cliff Stearns not heart GS

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    Daily Digest – July 21

    by Davos

    Tuesday, July 21, 2009, 3:00 PM

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    • BIS, The Central Bank of all Central Bankers: The Central Bank WAS Warned in 2003 (Repost)
    • FSN News Hour Part 3A
    • Ambrose Evans-Pritchard Says End of the Financial World is Nigh
    • Ending the week on a positive note…
    • Persistent Ignorance
    • Denninger on CNBC Follow Up
    • White House putting off budget update
    • Bailouts could cost U.S. $23 trillion
    • Fed member Lockhart calling a mea culpa on Fed policy
    • CRE: I Think The Other Shoe Just Dropped (Chart on Page)
    • USPS May Be Unable to Make Payroll in October and Retiree Health Plan Costs, Unions’ Letter to White House Says

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    Daily Digest – July 8

    by Davos

    Wednesday, July 8, 2009, 3:44 PM

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    • Why Do You Submit To This, America?
    • All you really need to know about CNBC
    • Asset bubble in Asia (Video)
    • David Tice (Videos)
    • California’s Nightmare Will Kill Obamanomics: Kevin Hassett
    • US lurching towards ‘debt explosion’ with long-term interest rates on course to double
    • Dollar discomfort thrust onstage for Italy summit
    • FSN July 4, 2004 Part 1
    • FSN July 4, 2004 Part 3A
    • WaPo launches internal interview
    • Dropping the Truth on Squaw

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    Daily Digest – June 12

    by Davos

    Friday, June 12, 2009, 3:03 PM

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    • Financial Sense News hour 3, June 6
    • Renegade Economist — 28 May 09 (8 minutes):
    • California contemplates ultimate reform – no welfare
    • Peter Schiff on CNBC, Hello Argentina or Mike Hello Argentina (H/T iDoctor)
    • 5 days after the fact: The Truth About Jobs (Video)
    • A Tale of Two Depressions
    • Behind on Car Payments? Torch it. Ditch it. Sink it.
    • Thunder Road News
    • Weiss – The Biggest Victim of the Debt Crisis
    • American Trucking Association Truck Tonnage Index (Chart)
    • Alexis de Tocqueville Still on the Money
    • Out for the Day, Deferring to Denninger and Point (Video)

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    Daily Digest – May 30

    by Davos

    Saturday, May 30, 2009, 3:11 PM

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    • Goldman Sachs Principal Transactions Update: Collapse In Agency Program Trading Volume
    • Daylight come and me wanna go home
    • Assorted Housing Charts
    • Flat Liner
    • Existing Home Sales (NSA Chart from The Big Picture Blog)
    • No EconomPic Needed to Explain this Greed
    • Bill Clinton: I Should Have Raised More Hell About Derivatives Being Unregulated
    • Kremlin Launches ‘School of Bloggers’
    • A new whittle
    • Is Obama Playing God With the American Electric Car?
    • Kazakhstan Bank Credit Event Number 3: JSC Astana
    • Dylan Ratigan (Video, H/T iDoctor)
    • EXCLUSIVE: Dylan Ratigan Reveals Why He Left CNBC
    • New Investor Worry: Treasury Selloff Spiking Interest Rates

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