Thursday links: trust and scrutiny

18Sep08

An important indicator finally indicates an oversold condition.  (Trader Mike)

The huge move in T-bill rates graphically.  (Trader’s Narrative)

Cold hard cash is king with the hedge fund crowd.  (FT Alphaville, DealBook)

It’s hard to calculate Libor in this environment.  (MarketBeat)

Ten reasons not to sell stocks.  (WSJ.com)

Don’t expect oil, or oil stocks, to hang around in here.  (ClusterStock.com, Trader’s Narrative, BloggingStocks.com)

The hedge fund world is entering its own recession.  (NYTimes.com, Bull Bear Trader)

Short positions to see the light of day.  (NakedShorts, footnoted.org, Market Movers)

Volatility is everywhere but in the VIX.  (Daily Options Report)

What is going on with muni bonds?  (Bespoke Investment Group)

Lessons from the market meltdown.  (8stockportfolio.com)

“In the end, the Fed’s backstop is no substitute for trust and scrutiny by the markets.”  (DealBreaker.com)

Wachovia (WB)+Morgan Stanley (MS)?  (Mish, FT Alphaville, DealBook)

Regulatory exemptions led to excessive leverage at five firms.  (Big Picture)

Don’t forget senior investment bankers get paid a great deal in stock.  (Epicurean Dealmaker)

Where’s Warren?  Apparently here. (Infectious Greed, MarketBeat)

Language matters.  No matter many think stock prices should never fall.  (DealBreaker.com)

Have the government’s machinations created a monster?  (DealBook)

Garbage in.  Garbage out.  Quantitative risk models did not save the investment banks.  (Bits)

How various models have held up in the market meltdown.  (World Beta, Bill Rempel)

Things are looking up.  30-year mortgage rates dropped this week.  (Calculated Risk)

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