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Sunday, March 16, 2008

Is Lehman Next?

by Calculated Risk on 3/16/2008 09:25:00 PM

From the WSJ on JPMorgan and Bear Stearns: J.P. Morgan Rescues Bear Stearns

Meanwhile, worries are deepening that other securities firms and commercial banks might be on shaky ground. Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. Chief Executive Richard Fuld, concerned about the markets and possible fallout from Bear Stearns's troubles, cut short a trip to India and returned home Sunday, ahead of schedule, according to people familiar with the matter. The decision came after a series of calls Saturday to both senior executives at the firm and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, these people say.
Stock Futures:

Here is a live DOW future (at the CBOT):

Here are a couple of other places to track the futures market:

Added: Live currency quotes. (hat tip central_scrutinizer)

Bloomberg Futures. Indices