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  1. 'FCP Bob' hmmm, doesn't have that ring of Omniscience to it that "FCP INFO" had!
  2. In!!!Oops, I haven't done anything w/portfolios yet...I'm behind already
  3. HA!!!!!! LMAO!!! (edit: you forgot the horse)Hi MoWelcome back from the brink FD
  4. Thanks Bob!!! (say Hi to Ma for me)
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    LOL Good one Lost
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    Gg Me

    <----------married and happy, for the record Congrats VB..... :D
  7. Currency policy is confusing, but I think other governments are now thinking about buying up stockpiles of our currency to 'intervene' in the dollar plunge.But, I'm thinking we aren't the only economy that will go through deflation. The rest of the world will have to cut interest rates at some point too.?
  8. lolol mad max QFT We discussed this EwMy husband and I didnt and dont live beyond our means, I"m going to be really mad if Miss 60k in debt gets bailed out. LOL I drive a 2000 dodge with 221000 miles on it!!!!
  9. I googled 'total credit derivatives (OTC).http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Derivative_(finance)To quote wiki page: "*Derivatives typically have a large notional value. As such, there is the danger that their use could result in losses that the investor would be unable to compensate for. The possibility that this could lead to a chain reaction ensuing in an economic crisis, has been pointed out by legendary investor Warren Buffett in Berkshire Hathaway's annual report. Buffet stated that he regarded them as 'financial weapons of mass destruction'. The problem with derivatives is that they control
  10. Forbes callng for a 'suspension of mark to market' accounting. Knew this was coming.But isn't 'mark to model' or 'mark to whatever we say it is' what got them into this situation???Level III.....ew
  11. http://globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com...sury-funds.html:(Is this the reason for Fed's desperation?http://bp2.blogger.com/_H2DePAZe2gA/R9sT8y...00-h/OCCpg1.pngDoes anyone understand that table and could they give me a quick/easy explanation....tx.
  12. Purely placebo effect http://www.reuters.com/article/ousiv/idUSN1438968020080316Wow 2 bucks a share JPMorgan buys Bear...http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=206...&refer=home Fed Cuts Discount Rate, Says Dealers May Borrow Wow..wow...guess they're concerned about tomorrow's opening???I'm going to have to disagree with the wrongway seems like a nice guy sentiment, but as for his opiniions/ intelligence, read any blog from the Wall street bears/doom and gloomers and theyve been saying much the same thing as he also. Very interesting times.
  13. Yep. I called them back in August 2007. They said at most 2.5% of assets were in Asset-backed commercial paper/MBS and what would likely happen is the interest rate paid on our money market funds would go down, but the fund wouldnt break the buck.I was being slightly sarcastic, suggesting money market funds would collapse, bec. everytime you turn around there is another arcane part of the credit world showing up as disfunctional and losing mobneys. It has left me less than confident in what Fidelity has to say :PThe mattress is always a possibility...I think there was a fund that broke the b
  14. Congrats Canuck !!!! Enjoy every minute...Sleep is overrated
  15. Hey Mr. Bernanke, how do we sign up for one of those 'reduce their principal' adjustments?? I know, I know, my husband and I are not behind on payments, we did the responsible thing and bought w/in our means (sacrificing being close to family/friends/work), we pay extra every month, and have (roughly) 50% equity, so we'll just go for only 50k lopped off our principal...okay, tx Ben...great job!!! One more thing Ben, have you been to the grocery store lately? Ya know, the stuff inside, it keeps getting more expensive. Fascinating. Could you work on that too, k tx ben, great job. :PI've actu
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