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TMFAleph1 (94.89)

October 2007

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The Superfund Three-card Monte

October 19, 2007 – Comments (4)

I’m intrigued by this planned ‘superfund’ that is meant to help inject liquidity into the credit markets and address the problem of the SIVs (structured investment vehicles). In truth, I haven’t read much about the structure, means or objective, but my initial reaction to the headlines is this: if superfund is backed by some of the largest US banks to purchase illiquid fixed-income instruments that have created a quagmire in normal financing by these same institutions, are we dealing with a closed system? Perhaps I’m mistaken and the superfund is meant to purchase the debt of other institutions exclusively. Still, the situation reminds me of a classic brainteaser, which I’m reprinting here, courtesy of numericana.com :   [more]

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Why I'm a Better Investor Than You Are

October 18, 2007 – Comments (9)

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What is your competitive advantage?

October 16, 2007 – Comments (2)

9:30 AM   [more]

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Great Oysters, a Bad Bistro and Market Crashes

October 15, 2007 – Comments (4)

9:38 PM  [more]

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Why Imagine a Crash?

October 04, 2007 – Comments (0)

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On Fear and Imagination in Investing

October 03, 2007 – Comments (0)

First, I apologize for not posting over the past two days -- things have been a little hectic here. I will continue to aim for 100% assiduity.   [more]

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