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Monthly Archives: October 2008

Spirits fly V…

Opacity diminishment…

Small steps for transparency … it really doesn’t hurt… keep going… >>> List of companies participating in TARP — From the US Treasury… (Dow Jones) This a list of companies announcing plans to participate in the U.S. government’s capital purchase program, under which the U.S. Treasury plans to spend up to $250 billion on equity stakes […]

Spirits fly IV…

Feast or famine?

Can Wall Street self regulate? That is a loaded question… so many dimensions to the idea… I suggest instead that Wall Street swings to the broadest extremes of behavior… money madness run wild… then ashes and greyness as all goes bust… I could list the years of bust… look here at this post… Today the […]

Spirits fly III

Product endorsement…

For FIX products the best product endorser you can get is Witold Sames. Witold is Client Services Manager at Portware… he connects everybody with everything… You want liquidity? Witold’s got the pipes for flow… So here is his latest product endorsement… ~~~ “Through the FIX message board, I read about the free trial for FIX […]

Spirits fly II

Lend…

House Financial Service Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA) today released the following statement regarding provisions in TARP: ~~~~ “I am deeply disappointed that a number of financial institutions are distorting the legislation that Congress passed at the President’s request to respond to the credit crisis by making funds available for increased lending.  Any use of […]

Spirits fly…

Dia de los Muertos  View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: “dia halloween)

Scalp huntin’

 The retired policemen of Louisiana are going to get themselves some justice…  They are funding the pursuit and destruction of corruption… The Louisiana Municipal Police Employees Retirement System is suing Moody’s and here is what they say… from WSJ.com ~~~~ “As a result of defendants’ misconduct, trillions of dollars of highly risky securities were sold to […]