Posts Tagged ‘bubbles’

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    Blowing Bubbles

    Jul 17, 10 • 117 Views • Economic History, Financial MarketsNo Comments

    In The Big Short, Michael Lewis explains the subprime bubble mentality through a quote about CNBC media coverage. “…they weren’t in touch with reality anymore. If something negative happened, they’d spin it positive. If something...

  • The FCIC Sounds Good

    Jan 29, 10 • 117 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Reading Dr. Ed’s Morning Briefing (a great newsletter from Ed Yardeni–the 1/13 briefing), I was encouraged to hear about a member of the new Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (The new FCIC website is at www.fcic.gov). One of eight commissioners...

  • A Financial NTSB

    Jan 13, 10 • 102 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

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