Sunday, July 18, 2010

This and that ...

by Bill McBride on 7/18/2010 09:18:00 PM

First, some earlier posts:

  • Weekly Summary and a Look Ahead (Housing, Bernanke testimony, Euro stress tests all coming up).

  • Sovereign Debt Part 5A. What Happens If Things Go Really Badly?

    And some more stories:

  • From Chris Bryant at the Financial Times: IMF and EU defer talks with Hungary
    Hungarian assets could come under selling pressure on Monday after the International Monetary Fund and European Union postponed the conclusion of a budgetary review in Budapest, insisting that the government must rethink its proposals.
    excerpt with permission
  • CountryWide goes Kafka - a First Person Narrative. A story of a foreclosure on the wrong house ...

  • From Lisa Mascaro at the LA Times: Jobless aid hits stronger headwinds in Congress. More delays ...

  • From Kenneth Harney at the LA Times: Fannie Mae to prohibit lenders from changing home appraisals

  • Goldman Sachs lowered their Q2 real annualized GDP growth estimate to 2%, and put the odds of a technical double-dip recession at 25%-30%.