One sign that we're living in interesting times: There's a lot of important miscellany out there these days...
- In light of Andrew Cuomo's announcement yesterday on Fannie and Freddie, you do not want to miss this post from Tanta at Calculated Risk.
- Yesterday we mentioned the latest numbers on cash-out refinancing activity. Here's a related story from today's New York Times: "Homeowners Feel the Pinch of Lost Equity."
- After remaining astonishingly buoyant through the financial markets' Summer squall, the FT reports that expectations for Q4 earnings may be heading lower.
- Nouriel Roubini checks in with an update on the impending (November 15th) adoption of FASB 157, which sounds more like a bureaucratic footnote than the potentially explosive change it might be.
- From The Economist, a dubious outlook for the dollar.
- From David Gaffen at the WSJ's MarketBeat: The anatomy of a writedown.
- And from Greg Ip at the WSJ's Real Time Economics: Will consumer inflation be home for the holidays?