Wednesday, May 07, 2008

BubbleSphere Roundup

The Federal Reserve Building in Washington, DC

U.S. Consumer Debt Surges in March (Calculated Risk)

Jonathan Miller is interviewed in PBS Nightly Business Report Clip for 5-6-08">[In The Media] PBS Nightly Business Report Clip for 5-6-08.

Do we need a Blanche Evans Watch? She is the senior hack from Realty Times!

A letter to the editor: "One lesson we should all be able to draw from the foreclosure crisis is that the government has a duty to protect and inform consumers about what is not only the biggest investment most individuals make, but also the cornerstone of family wealth and community stability." Amen brother! Amen!

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  1. The Economist has two interesting articles on the housing bubble this week.

    Map of Misery - America may well be only halfway through the house-price bust.

    Home Truths - Congress can't stop people losing their homes, but it can do a little to help.

  2. >Do we need a Blanche Evans Watch

    No, that's perverted.

  3. Here is an interesting piece on how regulators and Congress were asleep at the switch and failed to prevent abusive loans that nurtured the housing bubble. Note who got the most money from Wall Street.

  4. heard you got locked down over at LawrenceYunWatch by Blogger, did they tell you why?

  5. robert said...
    Pardon the interruption but, from the NoVa Housing Bubble Fallout Blog:

    Lance said...
    “One day on one of the Bubble Meter posts, someone mentioned that "Robert" was actualy David J. ... That he was using this alias to post without being recognized that the blog owner. Anyone know if that is true?”
    5/14/08 6:53 PM

    I’m flattered.

  6. David,

    What's happened? Is everything okay?

  7. "heard you got locked down over at LawrenceYunWatch by Blogger, did they tell you why?"

    They just said that "This blog has been locked due to possible Blogger Terms of Service violations. You may not publish new posts until your blog is reviewed and unlocked.

    This blog will be deleted within 20 days unless you request a review.

    I am confident that Keith and I will be granted access within a week or so.

  8. "What's happened? Is everything okay?"

    Just been busy with other things. Thanks for asking.


    Please tell me you're following the story of the scam artist on Foxhall Road getting foreclosed upon.