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amandabeech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-12-07 11:30 AM
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73. Terrific thread!
Many thanks to HamdenRice and everyone else who threw in their discounted, overcollateralized 2 cents.

So, folks. What does the future hold?
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  -The collapse of the sub-prime market & the liquidity crunch explained through It's a Wonderful Life HamdenRice  Aug-10-07 05:20 PM   #0 
  - Correction, it was not "Evil Mr. Baily", it was evil Mr Potter  whistle   Aug-10-07 05:25 PM   #1 
  - Right  HamdenRice   Aug-10-07 05:31 PM   #2 
     - Interesting point in the movie as well - the liquidity crisis George found himself in was caused by  A HERETIC I AM   Aug-10-07 05:38 PM   #6 
  - Highly Recommended...Thanks  Flabbergasted   Aug-10-07 05:33 PM   #3 
  - Excellent and lucid. Nicely written. Now, clarify for the others what the "Tranche" is.  A HERETIC I AM   Aug-10-07 05:35 PM   #4 
  - A tranche  HamdenRice   Aug-10-07 05:42 PM   #8 
     - If I can add to this  Yael   Aug-10-07 06:11 PM   # 
  - A very good post  Elspeth   Aug-10-07 05:36 PM   #5 
  - The director was really into "progressive capitalism"  HamdenRice   Aug-10-07 05:42 PM   #9 
  - I really enjoyed your description  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Aug-10-07 05:39 PM   #7 
  - and in the end the savings and loan is saved by in infusion of the peoples money.  kansasblue   Aug-10-07 05:44 PM   #10 
  - Good point -- but probably no  HamdenRice   Aug-10-07 05:51 PM   #12 
  - Umm, yeah, we did, and so did the Europeans  DCKit   Aug-11-07 03:10 AM   #35 
  - A question for you  KT2000   Aug-10-07 05:46 PM   #11 
  - Over-collateralization  HamdenRice   Aug-10-07 05:57 PM   #14 
     - Indeed  Yael   Aug-10-07 06:02 PM   #18 
     - It should be noted that not all REIT's act the way you describe  A HERETIC I AM   Aug-10-07 07:20 PM   #26 
        - You are absolutely correct and I apologize that I wasn't clear  Yael   Aug-10-07 08:28 PM   #30 
     - Thank you...................K&R  KT2000   Aug-10-07 06:15 PM   #21 
  - It really is very good n/t  malaise   Aug-10-07 05:53 PM   #13 
  - Thanks for suggesting the repost! nt  HamdenRice   Aug-10-07 06:11 PM   #19 
  - Most excellent thread!  DemReadingDU   Aug-11-07 06:01 PM   #64 
  - I sent it to my sibblings and some friends  malaise   Aug-10-07 06:21 PM   #22 
  - You say  truedelphi   Aug-10-07 05:58 PM   #15 
  - Good point, truedelphi.  Uncle Joe   Aug-11-07 01:30 PM   #54 
  - This post is a work of art  Yael   Aug-10-07 06:00 PM   #16 
  - Coming from someone of your background ...  HamdenRice   Aug-10-07 06:01 PM   #17 
     - Very kind of you to say!  Yael   Aug-10-07 06:13 PM   #20 
  - Very helpful post and comments to questioners. A Big  salin   Aug-10-07 06:32 PM   #23 
  - Thanks for this!  bonito   Aug-10-07 06:45 PM   #24 
  - K&R...  KoKo01   Aug-10-07 07:19 PM   #25 
  - Red'd as promised...and  karlrschneider   Aug-10-07 07:21 PM   #27 
  - I was thinking about this movie today as well  buddyhollysghost   Aug-10-07 07:22 PM   #28 
  - "We Americans continue to funnel more money into Potter's pockets even though we know what he...  scarletwoman   Aug-11-07 09:33 AM   #41 
  - Thank you - you are one DUer I admire a great deal  buddyhollysghost   Aug-11-07 10:03 AM   #44 
     - No, thank YOU for writing so well! Both your posts are eloquent and to the point!  scarletwoman   Aug-11-07 10:46 AM   #49 
        - It's refreshing  buddyhollysghost   Aug-11-07 02:31 PM   #59 
           - Thanks back atcha! It's been a delight to converse with you!  scarletwoman   Aug-11-07 02:47 PM   #62 
  - Very astute post and I will never look at IAWL again without thinking of all these theories!  1776Forever   Aug-11-07 10:32 AM   #47 
     - Thanks!  buddyhollysghost   Aug-11-07 02:33 PM   #60 
  - Thanks very much HamdenRice !  LibertyorDeath   Aug-10-07 07:31 PM   #29 
  - K&R!!!  Karenina   Aug-10-07 09:15 PM   #31 
  - And another  Elspeth   Aug-10-07 09:37 PM   #32 
  - thanks from one of the lucky survivors (thanks to DU warnings) who sold last November-nt  fed-up   Aug-10-07 09:54 PM   #33 
  - as am I, I cashed out last July from overheated Phoenix  AZDemDist6   Aug-11-07 02:40 AM   #34 
     - yes, I was in shock and panic mode trying to make increased payment-DU helped me focus and SELL nt  fed-up   Aug-11-07 07:25 AM   #36 
        - I wasn't caught in an ARM, but my little house's 'value' had skyrocketed  AZDemDist6   Aug-11-07 09:30 AM   #40 
           - .....  AZDemDist6   Aug-11-07 02:31 PM   #58 
  - Kick n/t  malaise   Aug-11-07 08:19 AM   #37 
  - Hey thanks for this.....  Klukie   Aug-11-07 08:28 AM   #38 
  - I have a question  leftchick   Aug-11-07 09:22 AM   #39 
  - "Also aren't they supposed to be regulated so this does not happen?"  scarletwoman   Aug-11-07 09:51 AM   #42 
  - How wonderfully stated!  Karenina   Aug-11-07 02:28 PM   #57 
     - Thanks! This is an inspiring thread, isn't it!  scarletwoman   Aug-11-07 02:43 PM   #61 
  - Good question  HamdenRice   Aug-11-07 10:22 AM   #46 
     - And let's not forget the Greenspan debacle in all of this - what character would he be in the movie?  1776Forever   Aug-11-07 10:42 AM   #48 
        - See? Greenspan was one of the Grand Inquisitors, keeping the demons of regulation at bay,  scarletwoman   Aug-11-07 10:57 AM   #50 
           - Got it! The secret government -  1776Forever   Aug-11-07 05:06 PM   #63 
  - Also, k & r -- your post is performing a WONDERFUL service! Absolutely excellent!  scarletwoman   Aug-11-07 09:58 AM   #43 
  - Thank you for your time to explain this crisis in such an interesting manner!  1776Forever   Aug-11-07 10:14 AM   #45 
  - *kick* -- Hope others will keep kicking this up also -- such an excellent post! (nt)  scarletwoman   Aug-11-07 11:19 AM   #51 
  - GREAT thread initally, and very much enhanced by the replies. Bookmarking & sharing.  catzies   Aug-11-07 11:30 AM   #52 
  - Another kick... (nt)  scarletwoman   Aug-11-07 12:22 PM   #53 
  - Well done, HamdenRice!  Uncle Joe   Aug-11-07 01:33 PM   #55 
  - k  leftchick   Aug-11-07 02:06 PM   #56 
  - I've got a much simpler and more direct metaphor  brg5001   Aug-11-07 06:03 PM   #65 
  - Why am I so often drawn to these scatological analogies.  truedelphi   Aug-12-07 12:09 AM   #69 
  - kick nt  OnceUponTimeOnTheNet   Aug-11-07 06:13 PM   #66 
  - Junk bond II  Broke Dad   Aug-11-07 06:49 PM   #67 
     - A couple of answers and clarifications  HamdenRice   Aug-12-07 10:04 AM   #72 
  - kick. nt  OnceUponTimeOnTheNet   Aug-11-07 09:21 PM   #68 
  - k/r nt  fed-up   Aug-12-07 06:57 AM   #70 
  - K&R  Junkdrawer   Aug-12-07 07:53 AM   #71 
  - Terrific thread!  amandabeech   Aug-12-07 11:30 AM   #73 
  - Here is what I think is next  HamdenRice   Aug-12-07 12:08 PM   #76 
  - I worked for a trading desk that did 3-party REPOS in the late 80s  48percenter   Aug-12-07 11:56 AM   #74 
  - This is a great example of the nut & bolts things that fell apart in liquidity crisis  HamdenRice   Aug-12-07 12:04 PM   #75 
     - So, the "touchiness" that has been reported concerning Alt-A's  amandabeech   Aug-12-07 01:29 PM   #78 
  - That Sunday , That Summer...  Karenina   Aug-12-07 12:45 PM   #77 
 

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