Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Critical Condition

Henry Blodget takes Bank of America to the woodshed. Didn’t need a crystal ball for this one.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

End Of The Beginning

Bill Gross says it’s not over for the U.S. and Europe, and growth is slowing down. We’re inclined to agree.

Monday, August 29, 2011

And The Band Played On

Merrill Lynch needs to throw Bank of America overboard. Oh, right.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Cramer vs. Berkowitz

If Jim Cramer hates it, it’s probably a buying opportunity. Hawkinvest agrees.

Monday, August 22, 2011

Reversal of Fortune

After posting stunning returns, John Paulson now makes an easy target.

Friday, August 19, 2011

Downgrade This

The Justice Department sends Standard & Poor’s to the Principal’s Office. Interesting timing.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

The Mt. Everest of Hypocrisy

The U.S. Government says Exxon didn’t get the paperwork in on time. Even by Washington standards, this is hard to comprehend.

Monday, August 15, 2011

Alternate Reality

Obama suggests Standard and Poor’s is playing politics with our credit rating. Really?

Monday, August 8, 2011

The Known Devil

Investment News suggests we’re headed into another recession, exactly when was that recovery again?

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Making Sausage

The Fairholme Fund holds 92.7 million shares of BAC, this won’t be pretty to watch.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Brokedown Palace

Output is still nowhere near pre-recession levels, time to throw the baby out with the bathwater.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Stall Speed

The New Yorker suggests the recovery has stalled, and we are verge of a double-dip recession. Is this news?

Monday, August 1, 2011

Forced Marriage

Bank of America considering sale of Merrill Lynch? This was a bad deal from the start.