Tag Archives: GM

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    Daily Digest – Apr 24

    by Davos

    Friday, April 24, 2009, 2:19 PM

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    • Economics Is Interesting if You Understand it, Otherwise It Is a Snore! (Photo)
    • DON CORLEONE He will get in touch with you through someone you absolutely trust. That person will arrange a meeting, guarantee your safety…and at that meeting you will be assassinated.
    • Sources: GM to shut most US plants up to 9 weeks
    • Fewer in U.S. Move as Economy Falters (Mainstream article)
    • Housing Bust and Geographical Mobility (Blog article with chart on page)
    • Financial Pugilism and Offbeat Analysis
    • New York Times: Total Revenue Down 18.6 Percent; Debt at $1.3 Billion
    • GE exec says economic crisis resetting capitalism
    • Carbon Derivatives to Become World’s Largest Derivatives Market? (Video)
    • Max Keiser on Corruption, Derivatives, and Copyright Laws…(Video)
    • More on seeds that Max Keiser talks about (Video Scroll to 2hr&46 min point )
    • HR875 Ag. control for small farmers (Video, H/T RowMat)
    • Portfolio Cover Story on Timothy Geithner
    • Delinquencies Rising at Fannie & Freddie (Good Chart on Page)
    • Wells Fargo Made Billions On Mark-To-Market Change
    • Lewis Testified Treasury and Fed Pressed for Silence on Merrill Woes 

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    Daily Digest – Apr 14

    by Davos

    Tuesday, April 14, 2009, 1:10 PM

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    • Another House Price Round Trip to the 1990s
    • Uncle Jay Explains the News – Soclalism Video
    • Treasury Directs GM to Prepare for BK
    • Baltics: Fitch downgrade and more downgrades to come
    • Protest at the San Francisco Fed
    • California Budget and Economy Examined: 8th Largest Global Economy Still on the Brink.
    • Is TARP Investigator on Collision Course With Treasury on Bank Assets?
    • China Cuts Purchases of Treasuries and Foreign Bonds
    • They shoot real estate agents, don’t they? (H/T Zombie210)
    • Michigan Facing "Economic Katrina" If GM Files for Bankruptcy, Rep. McCotter Says (H/T Christopher Peters)
    • Bear Attack (Video H/T CM)
    • Phone Taxes are Cell He$&
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    Daily Digest – Apr 11

    by Davos

    Saturday, April 11, 2009, 3:56 PM

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    • Fed Orders Banks Not to Release Stress Test Results
    • Lessons from the Past
    • Government Tries To Hold A Gun To The Head Of GM (GM) Creditors
    • Foreclosures in the pipe
    • Foreign currency swap lines for the Fed
    • Why did the Fed, the Bank of England, the ECB, the Bank of Japan and the Swiss National Bank announce a dubbel openslaande porte-brisée deur?
    • The Bernanke Revolution
    • Legacy Loans Program – Public Comments
    • The Alchemy of Finance
    • Budget Deficit Close to $1 Billion in First Six Months (Chart)
    • Same Store Sales (Chart)
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    Daily Digest – Apr 3

    by Davos

    Friday, April 3, 2009, 2:46 PM

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    • Mark-to-market is dead
    • Geithner On Ousting CEOs, Reviving Economy
    • G20 summit: European demands threaten to wreck deal
    • UN chief says crisis could result in failed states
    • China agrees on need for co-operation
    • G20 Summit must focus on Derivatives, Off-Balance-Sheet Vehicles
    • Did Larry Summers fire derivatives whistleblower at Harvard
    • The Beast Screams to Be Fed
    • Obama Pushing "Quick, Surgical" Big Auto Bankruptcy Fantasy
    • What Was Going on Inside the Paulson Treasury?
    • Auto Sales (Chart, March ’09 vs. March ’08)
    • Top 10 Things the Letters "GM" Stands For

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    Daily Digest – Mar 31

    by Davos

    Tuesday, March 31, 2009, 2:50 PM

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    • Funnies
    • Russia backs return to Gold Standard to solve financial crisis
    • Russia, China cooperate on new currency proposals:
    • OCC 4th Quarter Derivatives Report…
    • Closer Than I Thought?
    • Jim Rogers (Video US Dollar)
    • AIG Employee Bonuses a ‘Missed Opportunity’ (Video)
    • The Quiet Coup
    • No Time For T-Bonds (H/T Suzie)
    • US bank bailout fund down to $135 bln

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    Daily Digest – Mar 30

    by Davos

    Monday, March 30, 2009, 3:03 PM

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    • Tim Geithner defends bailout plan on "Meet the Press" (Video)
    • Data watchers beware, huge seasonal adjustments distort the numbers
    • Geithner Says Some Banks to Need ‘Large Amounts’ of Assistance 
    • Munchau: Banks Sinking Faster Than Governments Are Bailing Them Out
    • Auto Company Plans Rejected by Task Force
    • GM CEO Forced Out as US Readies Autos Aid
    • January & February Bank Profit? AIG/ Taxpayer Money Responsible…
    • Spain Rescues Caja Castilla With EU9 Billion in Funds
    • Personal Saving and Mortgage Equity Withdrawal

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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 18

    by Davos

    Tuesday, February 17, 2009, 11:22 PM

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    • Bank Leverage Stats, 12/31/08 (Hat Tip CM, Check Out GE)
    • The Case for Nationalization (Chart)
    • Top 20 banks receiving US aid are lending: Treasury 
    • Frontline, Inside the Meltdown PBS
    • Cashing in on Trading Down (Video, Humor until 1:28 minute point, 2,500 shopping centers closing)
    • "Worst Is Yet to Come:" Americans’ Standard of Living Permanently Changed (Hat Tip Ron S)
    • Median Family Net Worth Down ~1/3 
    • Stimulus Watch
    • S&P Loss 4Q [1:01 Minute Point]
    • Four Bad Bear Markets, Update
    • GM asks for $16.6 billion, to cut 47,000 Jobs 
    • California Kills Its Part Of The Federal Stimulus Program 
    • More…

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    Daily Digest – Feb 15

    by Davos

    Saturday, February 14, 2009, 9:12 PM

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    • SEC?! Took 5 Minutes to figure it out
    • Markopolos Letter, 2005 (Repost)
    • Big Numbers (Hat Tip Patrick Brown)
    • Official Unemployment Rate, BLS Broadest and SGS Alternate (Shadow Stats)
    • Geithner Reassures G-7 on Bank Plan, Is Urged to Act (Update1) 
    • Laid-Off Foreigners Flee as Dubai Spirals Down
    • GM to Offer Two Choices: Bankruptcy or More Aid
    • Financial Sense News Hour February 14, 2009
    • Obama Presidential Address – 2/14/2009 (Video)
    • Recovery.gov 

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    Daily Digest – Feb 10

    by Davos

    Monday, February 9, 2009, 2:53 PM

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    • California: Closed for business (Video), Judges back a one-third reduction in state prison population (Hat Tip Propamanda) and Redding City Council votes to lay off Six Cops, 3 Firefighters (Hat Tip GregRoberts)
    • Videos: Nouriel Roubini, Dr. Doom & the Black Swan, Obama
    • Charts:  Lose the News, Same Store Sales, Job Losses in Post WWII Recessions, TARP Review: Taxpayers Paid too Much, Analyst’s Recommendations
    • A Look at 10-Year Market Returns
    • Why Analysts Keep Telling Investors to Buy
    • GM, Chrysler May Face Bankruptcy to Protect U.S. Debt
    • Dealing pain to bank bondholders
    • Bad Bank 2.0 Now in Treasury Plan
    • Market Wrap Week Ending 02/06/09 
    • Rising treasury yields
    • Credit agency downgrades ratings for 22 countries 
    • CBOT Debt Service Estimates (Repost) (Table on page 2)
    • Bank Failures May Reach 1,000 on Bad Loans, RBC Says

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