Links: 2010-04-21 GM repays bailout, FDIC sells assets

Finance and Economy

  • GM repays $8.1-billion in loans to Canada, U.S. – The Globe and Mail
  • FDIC Closes on Two Note Offerings Backed by Loans and Real Estate from Corus Bank and Franklin Bank, S.S.B 
  • Shocking Fraud from Financial Scum : Good Math, Bad Math – Science Blogs
  • More than Half of U.S. Households Affected by Joblessness « The Washington Independent
  • Economic Scene – As Markets Fizzle, Buying May Cost Less Than Renting –
  • Hedge Funder Chanos Sees ‘Perp Walks’ in Lehman Collapse –
  • Counterintuitive Pitch for Higher-Fee Debit Category – American Banker Article
  • Mortgage Deal Got Rapid Approval by Goldman Panel –
  • School Districts Warn of Even Deeper Teacher Cuts –
  • Goldman Sachs trader barred from the City over SEC charges – Telegraph
  • SEC ‘could bring’ charges over Lehman – Telegraph
  • – Martin Wolf – The challenge of halting the financial doomsday machine
  • CBC News – British Columbia – New mortgage rules take effect
  • SEC/CDO Litigation: Why Aren’t the Collateral Managers Being Sued Too? « naked capitalism
  • In the wake of SEC/Goldman, the must-read Appendix | Rolfe Winkler
  • Economics of Contempt: Republican Opposition to the Orderly Liquidation Fund
  • Greek 3-Month Bill Yield to Double on Default Concern –


  • FP Tech Desk: Apple wants Gizmodo to return missing iPhone – FP Posted
  • Google faces condemnation from privacy watchdogs
  • Next-Gen Phone Faceoff: iPhone 4G vs. Droid Incredible – Mashable
  • This Is Apple’s Next iPhone – Gizmodo

    Other News

  • Meet Your Worst Company In America 2010 Final Four! – The Consumerist
  • Dorothy I. Height, founding matriarch of civil rights movement, dies at 98 – Washington Post
  • Confessions of a grade inflator | The Economist
  • African-American babies and boys least likely to be adopted, study shows – Science Daily
  • The real reason Swedes live longer – The Independent   

    Foreign Language News

  • Betrugsvorwurf: Koalition zeigt Goldman die gelbe Karte |
  • Kolumne: Münchau – Das Ende von Goldman Sachs |
  • Neue US-Immobilienkrise: Ökonomen bangen um deutsche Banken – SPIEGEL ONLINE
  • Grecia vive nuevas huelgas contra las medidas para reducir el gasto público –
  • Handelsbanken ser mørkt på norsk økonomi | E24

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