Friday, June 22, 2012

'Tiddie Biddies,' Krugman On Europe, Stock Exchange Overload And More

Friday, June 22, 2012
Guys, if you want to pass some insider "tiddie biddies" about major companies along to your friends you probably shouldn't do it in writing.

David Loeb, a current Goldman Sachs managing director, exchanged emails with Raj Rajaratnam that included what he described as "tiddie biddies" about Apple, Intel and other technology companies, the Wall Street Journal reports.
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Emmet Oliver: Ireland Is Not Greece and Greece Is Not Ireland as European Crisis Rumbles On
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Paul Rieckhoff: Solving the Riddle of Veteran Unemployment
As Americans make their July 4th plans, it's time to change the dialogue about our nation's newest veterans.
Adam Levin: NOBAR: Could It End the Credit Gap and Get Banks Lending Again?
I propose the creation of a new banking industry initiative called NOBAR (Nonstandard Borrowers Alternative Resource). Its mission is to help responsible individuals with bad credit scores -- where reasonable and appropriate -- secure a new mortgage or refi.
Stephen Herrington: Why Reaganomics Fails -- Succinctly

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