Entries Tagged as 'subprime'

Vanilla Ice Now Flipping Houses

September 4th, 2010 · 3 Comments · breaking news, subprime

From the “Where are they now?” department… here’s a tidbit on Robert Van Winkle, better known by his nom de microphone, Vanilla Ice. I erroneously read this headline at first as “Is Vanilla Ice the next Ty Willingham” and thought he had been recruited to coach Notre Dame football, but that’s not the case. He’s […]

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GMAC: From Ally To GM’s Foe

May 16th, 2010 · 3 Comments · subprime

Ally Bank – which I’d much rather have seen incorporated with a cryptic symbol or something, so that I could refer to it just as “The Bank Formerly Known As GMAC”, because that’s what it is – still has a loose affiliation with GM, cutting car loans for the automaker and, shockingly enough, apparently exacting […]

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There’s Downgrades In Them Thar Tranches…

March 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · subprime

I don’t feel like talking about health care reform other than to say that Jim Cramer says this will lead us into double-dip recession and he’s generally a contrarian indicator. So I’ll talk about the Fed and AIG instead. Hey, look, up in the sky! Bad assets! Not the first time something insured by AIG […]

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The Daily Show Takes A Trip To Geithner’s House

July 30th, 2009 · 2 Comments · subprime, Timmay

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c

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Commercial RE Spins My Head Right Round…

July 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · bernanke, subprime

Just like Flo Rida remade that “Right Round” song from the 80s (above)… S&P has gone full circle on commercial mortgage-backed debt: Standard & Poor’s backtracked on ratings cuts issued last week and raised the ranking on commercial mortgage-backed debt from three bonds sold in 2007. The securities, restored to top-ranked status, had been downgraded […]

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