The Borrower Bailout Fallacy: Why PIMCO’s Bill Gross is Flat-Out Wrong

Quite often, policy-makers must trade one off against another. But if a proposal gives you neither more equity nor improved efficiency, that suggests you should go back to the drawing board. Gross’s idea fails both tests. Gross says, without any proof, that a 10% fall in housing prices would tank the economy and wipe out household nest eggs.

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It’s like a financial Hurricane Katrina. Our most vulnerable citizens — the nation’s poorest borrowers including single moms, first-time homeowners, lower-income and minority families — have been.

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Here’s another one not to be too alarmed about: Obama is flat-out wrong when he frets on his campaign Web site that "the personal savings rate is now the lowest it’s been since the Great Depression." The latest rate, for the second quarter of 2008, is 2.6 percent — higher than the 1.9 percent rate that prevailed in the last quarter of Bill.

Home prices rise in 3Q, but Zillow forecasts sawtoothed recovery Home prices rise in 3Q, but Zillow forecasts sawtoothed recovery – Looking ahead, the Zillow Home Value Forecast shows U.S. home values will increase 1.7% over the next year, and that 183 of the 252 markets covered by the forecast have hit a bottom.

Other branches of the government can!! They can orchestrate bailouts and wave a magic wand with your and mine tax dollars to erase bad credit that was made. That is why the cut in the discount window couple of weeks ago I thought meant jack squat in the big picture. It helped ease the liquidity crises but it took none of the toxic debt out.

Goldman Sachs misses on expectations with $6.86B in 3Q So while per-share profit beat expectations, revenue disappointed. it is typically better to step aside and wait to see an improvement. Goldman Sachs initiated Mallinckrodt at a Buy less than two.

Shadow Inventory of Homes to Take Nearly 3 Years to Clear: S&P Supplies of starter homes shrinking – May. 11, 2010 – In March, there were nearly 2% fewer homes on the market than there were a year ago, and 21.7% fewer than the record of 4.6 million in July 2008. In some areas, supplies are even bidding-war tight.

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