Random Links XXXIII

Law Firm Deleveraging:

http://www.marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2009/03/are-big-law-firms-built-on-implicit-leverage.html

Heh.

Emergency Powers:

http://www.csmonitor.com/2009/0306/p09s01-coop.html

Perhaps the Patriot Act isn’t so bad.

Oil Tariff:

http://www.theoildrum.com/node/5159

Nice to see someone echoing an idea I’ve advocated for years.

Importance of Financial Intermediation Redux:

http://baselinescenario.com/2009/03/06/whatever-did-the-cds-market-mean-by-that/#comment-5613

Where Genius Failed, Again:

http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2009/0316/080_harvard_finance_meltdown_print.html

How Harvard blew up its endowment.

AIG Downfall:

http://www.acredittrader.com/?p=65

Estonia Devaluation?:

http://fistfulofeuros.net/afoe/economics-and-demography/why-you-need-devaluation-open-letter-to-the-people-of-estonia/

Green Skyscrapers:

http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/03/10/the-lorax-was-wrong-skyscrapers-are-green/

Black Swan Musings:

http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2009/03/some-musings-on-black-swan.html

Somewhat depressing to read.

Deficit Spending = Scarce Resource:

http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2009/03/guest-post-more-debt-wont-rescue-great.html

Credit card crunch:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123664459331878113.html

Quants:

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/10/science/10quant.html

http://rick.bookstaber.com/2009/03/fat-tailed-straw-man.html

Liquidity Crisis:

http://worthwhile.typepad.com/worthwhile_canadian_initi/2008/12/liquidity-time-preference-and-brad-delong.html

http://worthwhile.typepad.com/worthwhile_canadian_initi/2008/12/why-did-liquidity-fall.html

http://worthwhile.typepad.com/worthwhile_canadian_initi/2008/12/trading-volume-and-financial-crises.html

http://worthwhile.typepad.com/worthwhile_canadian_initi/2009/03/liquidity-and-aggregate-demand.html

How lack of liquidity could lead result in low valuations for toxic assets.  Of course, such valuations could also result if such assets are duds….

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