Sunday links: financial innovation

19Oct08

Will the equity market overshoot on the downside?  (Clusterstock)

How to inoculate yourself against (market) panic.  (WSJ.com also FT.com)

If you think U.S. equities are cheap, take a look at Japan.  (Market Movers)

Why merger arb spreads have widened so dramatically over the past month.  (TheDeal.com)

Lots of opportunities for tax-loss selling strategies in the rest of 2008.  (Barrons.com)

It is ugly out there for the hedge funds.  (Deal Journal also FT.com)

TIPS yields are now approaching 3%.  (Economist.com)

Some bond ETFs are trading at a discount to NAV.  (ETF Trends)

Saying goodbye to the hedge fund industry in style.  (FT Alphaville, Dealbreaker)

Will banks lend?  (Real Time Economics)

The economy is not in as bad a shape as you think.  (Barrons.com vs. Big Picture)

Counterpoint, this recession will be a bad one.  (Clusterstock)

“How did the world’s financial system get into such a mess?”  (NYTimes.com also EconLog)

Financial crisis aside, we still need financial innovation.  (Interfluidity)

Another blogger chooses to leave Seeking Alpha.  (Mish)

Art is not an investment.  (Market Movers)

Even MacGruber is hurting in this bear market.  (SNL/Hulu.com)

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