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Finance Roundtable

The market forecasters and personal finance blogs complement the Economics Roundtable.

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Jeff Matthews Is Not Making This Up

October 20, 2014, 9:14 am, 1353958
Well the biggest stock-market levitation act since HP under Mark Hurd is going the way of all levitation acts:IBM is throwing in the towel on its $20 EPS "roadmap" (reportedly mocked as "roadkill" in some internal IBM quarters) and admitting what anybody with a calculator and the ...

September 5, 2014, 5:13 pm, 1330147

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August 5, 2014, 7:13 pm, 1311971
These are the headlines on my Bloomberg for Annie's, the organic mac and cheese maker whose shares have fallen from unsustainable heights as the difficulties of running a public company while trying to meet the impatient quarterly targets of impatient quarterly-minded investors finally overcame the euphoria of ...

July 11, 2014, 11:13 am, 1299740
Last night at 4:05 PM E.S.T. the news hit Bloomberg that the Federal Housing Financing Agency was proposing an astoundingly, stupidly strict set of standards for private mortgage insurers who do business with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the net effect of which would be to reduce ...

July 2, 2014, 11:13 pm, 1295345