Monthly Archives: October 2009

Talking about Peggy Noonan: We’re Governed by Callous Children – WSJ.com

  Quote Peggy Noonan: We’re Governed by Callous Children – WSJ.comThe biggest threat to America right now is not government spending, huge deficits, foreign ownership of our debt, world terrorism, two wars, potential epidemics or nuts with nukes. The biggest … Continue reading

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Talking about Methane’s impact on global warming far higher than previously thought – Times Online

  Quote Methane’s impact on global warming far higher than previously thought – Times OnlineThe effects of a critical greenhouse gas on global warming have been significantly underestimated, according to research suggesting that emissions controls and climate models may need … Continue reading

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Talking about Analysis: The Fed Overpaid Wall Street By $13 Billion (GS, AIG, CS)

  Quote Analysis: The Fed Overpaid Wall Street By $13 Billion (GS, AIG, CS)Some believe the Fed overpaid to the tune of $13 billion when it directed AIG to pay off amounts owed by the insurer to major banks such … Continue reading

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Talking about Swiss Banking Is Finished

  Quote Swiss Banking Is FinishedSwitzerland’s decision to start playing ball with other governments on issues like tax evasion and the arrest of Roman Polanski has destroyed the country’s reputational capital, which formed the core of its banking system. If … Continue reading

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Talking about Five Things: The Debt Crisis Is Not a Conspiracy-Minyanville

  Quote Five Things: The Debt Crisis Is Not a Conspiracy-Minyanville – Recently, I ran across a long-winded, chart-filled screed haranguing the Federal Reserve for single-handedly taking over the entire capital market. The claim actually made a certain kind of hysterical … Continue reading

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Talking about Chinese banks to fund $1.5B Texas wind farm – Yahoo! News

  Quote Chinese banks to fund $1.5B Texas wind farm – Yahoo! NewsChina took a big leap into the U.S. renewable energy market Thursday, putting up $1.5 billion for a 36,000-acre wind farm in Texas with the power to light … Continue reading

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Talking about Moody’s May Downgrade Mortgage Bonds With New Outlook (Update2) – Bloomberg.com

  Quote Moody’s May Downgrade Mortgage Bonds With New Outlook (Update2) – Bloomberg.com(Bloomberg) — Moody’s Investors Service said it’s planning a review of U.S. home-loan securities that will likely lead to another round of rating changes based on a new … Continue reading

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