Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Crappy Mae

Nancy capitalists rejoice as the market front-runs the 'bad bank' plan.

Enquiring minds would like to know however:

Will it be price covering or price discovery?

Will it be a freebie or free markets?

If the latter, then the banks get blutarski'ed,that is, a common equity price of ZERO point ZERO.

If the former, the Fed becomes the baddest bank of all.

There are no easy solutions only least stupid ones : fearing the clearing will subject all of us to a 'markdown.'

Let's hope that Barry chooses wisely and administers pain as opposed to attempting to mask it.

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