Eric Florack on October 7th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read on the sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble GOOD NEWS BAD NEWS: The good news is, Obama has decided against a large reduction of forces in Afghanistan. Bad news is, he’s not ruled out a small one, and this move seems to be leaning away from […]

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Eric Florack on October 21st, 2008

Over at OTB, Steve Verdon restates what I’ve been saying here for weeks:   An older article, but relevant. It is important to understand that, as GSEs, Fannie and Freddie were viewed in the capital markets as government-backed buyers (a belief that has now been reduced to fact). Thus they were able to borrow as […]

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