A few of the more important reading items and links for September 30th :
- Maybe Short-Selling Isn’t So Bad, After All – Mergers, Acquisitions, Venture Capital, Hedge Funds — DealBook – New York Times – Mark Hulbert writes in Sunday’s New York Times, the move may have an unintended consequence: reducing the stock market’s efficiency and prolonging the current crisis.
- A.I.G.s Bailout Terms Revealed – Mergers, Acquisitions, Venture Capital, Hedge Funds — DealBook – New York Times – "This clearly would violate Delaware law in normal times, but I would like to see someone win this case. "
- BoJ's tankan shows pessimistic mood, first in five years – The headline diffusion index for large manufacturers was minus 3 in the July to September quarter
- F.D.I.C to Ask to Insure Greater Amounts – NYTimes.com – Backed by the cnadidates too…
- Markets to Congress: Bailout — or blowout – Good article that should shed some light
- How Voter Fury Stopped Bailout – "This bill is not the best proposal for solving the housing crisis. It is not even a good proposal for solving the crisis,"