Tuesday links: money spent wisely

25Nov08

Did you just miss the bottom?  (Silicon Alley Insider)

Who’s to blame for the downfall of Citigroup (C)?  (Market Movers)

The many misunderstandings surrounding Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA).  (Clusterstock also Financial Crookery)

Is Google (GOOG) now a value stock?  (Crossing Wall Street)

Ten year returns for the S&P 500 are nearing levels not seen since the 1940s.  (Trader’s Narrative)

Want to learn how to trade?  Now is the time.  (TraderFeed)

Are the real and nominal Treasury markets segmented?  (Free exchange)

“..(C)oncerted short selling certainly can, in theory, drive a company’s stock price well below fundamental value, and keep it there for some period of time.”  (The Balance Sheet also Market Movers)

Casualties of the global market meltdown:  sovereign wealth funds, educational institutions and charities.  (Follow the Money, TheStreet.com)

Why would some banks turn down money from the Feds?  (The Big Money)

What did Tim Geithner know, and when did he know it?  (NYTimes.com, naked capitalism, Economist.com)

Should the Fed pursue an ‘inflation targeting‘ strategy post-haste?  (Econbrowser)

How much does it cost to create a job?  (Economist’s View)

“It is not enough to just spend hundreds of billions of dollars. Good economic policy requires that this money be spent wisely.”   (Economix)

Price-to-rent ratios are coming down, but still have room to fall.  (Calculated Risk also Bespoke)

Should Citigroup walk away from its naming rights deal with the Mets?  (Slate.com)

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