joined 2006 Aug 15, 6:40pm
Is this the bottom :-)
on 12 Oct 2008
, latest 12 years ago I wanted to get this in before the Dow crashes again... (it is up 400 points this morning). I have no reason to believe this is the bottom of...
A new financial system?
on 9 Nov 2008
, latest 12 years ago Saw this on my rss feed from Yahoo/Reuters just now: Glimpse into a new financial system LONDON (Reuters) â€“ Investors get a first glimpse of the likely shape of...
Whose side is the Treasury on?
on 15 Oct 2008
, latest 12 years ago According to this article in the NY-Times: http://tinyurl.com/3hzwmp In its latest questionable tactic, the Treasury is forcing banks to take billions of taxpayer dollars and lend it out -...
America, you just got pwned
on 3 Oct 2008
, latest 12 years ago The House of Representatives approved a $700 billion bailout package for U.S. banksters. The fundamental problems with the bill remain intact. Paulson gets to decide what dirty toilet paper...
Pitchfork For Paulson
on 1 Oct 2008
, latest 12 years ago I bought this pitchfork yesterday (the picture is an actual photo from lowes.com of the same item that I bought) for $ 16.99. I need your help on the...
on 12 Feb 2008
, latest 13 years ago Okay, give all the racist crap a rest for a while. This seems to be big enough to pay attention to... What do you guys and gals think of this:...
on 22 Dec 2007
, latest 13 years ago Predictions on what 2008 will bring? Here are my guesses... - cascading counterparty defaults - credit-deflation despite inflationary monetary policy - recession is out in the open, MSM turns sour...
And I Thought You Were My Friend...
on 11 Oct 2007
, latest 13 years ago I noticed that every housing-related article in my rss-feeds today has a negative headline. Negative reports on housing sales, housing starts, home-builders, mortgages, and housing prices. If they aren't...
Jobs, jobs, jobs
on 18 Apr 2007
, latest 13 years ago It has often been said here that the only thing that will cause a drop in Bay Area housing prices is widespread job-losses. Perversely, this is actually also used...
And... They're OFF!!!
on 6 Jan 2007
, latest 14 years ago My six saved searches in ZipRealty (covering Cupertino, Los Altos and Saratoga) are up an average of 15% since Dec 31. A realtor friend of mine had said that...
on 29 Nov 2006
, latest 14 years ago In a previous thread, our friend FRIFY raised an excellent point: There is a danger of group think on this blog. There are plenty of economic variables which could change...
on 20 Oct 2006
, latest 14 years ago Start with any generally observable and credible premise. Example: "Rents are up 10%." Or "Inventory is up 135%." Assuming the premise is true, what impact will this have on the...
Why do realtwhores think we like to see their mugshots on everything?
on 14 Oct 2006
, latest 14 years ago I just got a calendar from the completely useless woman who pretended to be a buyer's agent when we bought our house. Every month has a cliche' landscape photograph...