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Quantitative Easing Explained

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November 13, 2010 at 1:12 pm

GS Global Alpha down 26% in 2007?!

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Just heard that on BBG TV’s stream…

[Update: Here is the subsequent story

Goldman’s Global Alpha Falls 26% in 2007, People Say


Written by Eric

August 10, 2007 at 12:07 pm

Voodoo analysis: Goldman Sachs in trouble

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Again, the title is not a fact, but a premonition. Since my last premonition (sadly) came true, maybe there is something to this voodoo analysis after all.

One aspect of the subprime CDO and subsequent contagion that hasn’t gotten much attention (yet) is the influence and impact of risk management systems. In one of my first articles on the blog, I wrote about CDOs and risk management. If you’re anything like me, you’re sick of bloggers saying things like “As I said way back when…” implying that they saw everything coming long before everyone else, so I’ll try to tread lightly.

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Written by Eric

July 27, 2007 at 4:31 pm