Links: 2009-01-28 – blogger edition

Here are some worthwhile contributions from the econblgger world I think you should definitely read.

Peter Schiff Was Wrong – Mish’s Global Economic Trend Analysis

Mish vs Peter Schiff – Barry Ritholtz

Bernanke: Fed to Modify Mortgages – Housing Wire (The Federal Reserve is determined to prop up the housing market. They are also going to start buying mortgage-backed securities. The helicopter are starting up)

Wells Fargo Posts $2.55B Fourth Quarter Loss – Paul Jackson, Housing Wire

Cramdowns Unlikely to Trigger Immediate RMBS Downgrades – Angus Robertson

More on Lehman Revisionism – Felix Salmon

John Thain’s PR Expenditures – Felix Salmon

Taleb Foresees Private Equity Firm Failures If Stock Market Falls – Yves Smith

The perfect appointment – John Hempton


Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty years of business experience. He is also a regular economic and financial commentator on BBC World News, CNBC Television, Business News Network, CBC, Fox Television and RT Television. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College. Edward also writes a premium financial newsletter. Sign up here for a free trial.