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Month: September 2008

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Homeowner Moral Hazard

If you were a homeowner who was “underwater” – your outstanding principal on your loan was greater than the assessed value of the house ...

Bailout Plan Rejected, Dow Down the Toilet

From Yahoo: Fear swept across the financial markets Monday, sending the Dow Jones industrials down as much as 705 points, as the financial bailout package was ...

Random prediction: Mumbai Real Estate will fall 50%

So all the realty folks are saying that of all places, Mumbai will see the least impact on real estate prices. Meaning, even if prices drop, Mumbai won’t ...

Lehman's bonds unbonded from the "guarantee"

Lehman’s “capital guaranteed” structured notes are likely to yield only pennies on the dollar: A brochure pitching $1.84 million of notes ...

Citi Buys Wachovia

Well, at least the banking operations. Citigroup will absorb up to $42 billion of losses in the deal, with the FDIC covering any remaining losses, the ...

Bailout plan: some details are out

Pelosi’s draft of the changes to the US bailout plan are in (thanks to Calculated Risk): $700 billion in two installments, congress can say no if they ...

Realty pressure: Rents, Sales and Diwali Prayers

BS: Store rentals suffer 20% fall in 4 months We have seen rentals cooling off by 10 to 20 per cent in the last three to four months,’’ said Ashok ...

China says ok to short selling

From Bloomberg: China allows short selling: China’s cabinet agreed to let investors buy shares on credit and sell borrowed stock to help develop ...

Funny-mentals : Tata Steel

I got a mail from Ninad today about how Tata Steels standalone figures had an EPS of Rs. 18, but the consolidated figures including Corus, were released later ...

Nifty Index EPS growth in Q2 2008-09

I want to look into the October results season and see what the results may bring to us. It’s not good and I know I sound depressing but its better ...