Market gyration and why I think Buffett is still the guy

Reading Time: < 1 minute Week in review 11/17/08 to 11/22/08 Crazy market If you have not paid attention to the market lately (for whatever reason), yesterday and today’s market should have got your attention, because of its huge volatility: big down yesterday and big up today. Note yesterday Paulson spoke at California and today’s news is NY Fed chief… Continue reading Market gyration and why I think Buffett is still the guy

Wall Street’s Shadow Market by CBS

Reading Time: < 1 minute I am a big fan of CBS 60 minutes. This weekend it explains the Credit Default Swap (CDO) market, and how it backfired and brought down the Bear, Lehman, and AIG. One nice thing about this CBS video (link here), is one does not need formal finance education to understand it. The video lasts 12… Continue reading Wall Street’s Shadow Market by CBS