Econ Links I

PMI Explained:

http://calculatedrisk.blogspot.com/2007/03/private-mortgage-insurance-for.html

http://calculatedrisk.blogspot.com/2007/03/private-mortgage-insurance-for_22.html

http://www.financiare.info/private-mortgage-insurance-a-historical-perspective/

PMI Incompetence:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121573360015444221.html?mod=Leader-US

http://brontecapital.blogspot.com/2008/08/do-you-believe-in-magic-fannie-mae-part.html

http://www.housingwire.com/2008/06/11/meet-the-new-sheriff-same-as-the-old-sheriff-mi-bounces-back-as-seconds-fade/

Dollar Crash Watch:

http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2008/09/chinas-central-bank-is-short-of-capital.html

http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2008/10/china-launches-salvo-against-dollar.html

Ratings Negligence:

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/c5a8690e-1797-11dd-b98a-0000779fd2ac.html?nclick_check=1

http://blogs.ft.com/maverecon/2008/04/risk-taking-remuneration-and-leverage/

http://ftalphaville.ft.com/blog/2008/05/02/12775/theres-triple-a-and-theres-triple-a/

Stimulus Links:

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/31/opinion/31krugman.html

http://gregmankiw.blogspot.com/2008/10/federalist-fiscal-stimulus.html

http://www.forbes.com/2008/12/04/depression-deflation-velocity-oped-cx_bb_1205bartlett_print.html

http://www.econbrowser.com/archives/2008/10/pocketfull_of_m.html

Capital Controls Defended:

http://rodrik.typepad.com/dani_rodriks_weblog/2008/03/nonsensical-arg.html

Preemptive Bubble Popping:

http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsview/2008/10/preemption.html

Whence Derivatives:

http://www.portfolio.com/views/columns/wall-street/2008/10/15/Credit-Derivatives-Role-in-Crash

Defending Fractional-Reserve Banking:

http://meganmcardle.theatlantic.com/archives/2008/09/in_defense_of_borrowing_short.php

New Frugality:

http://www.slate.com/id/2203026/

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