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CDO Remake of Bohemian Rhapsody
Is this the real price?
Is this just fantasy?
No escape from reality
Open your eyes
And look at your buys and see.
I’m now a poor boy
Because I bought it high, watched it blow
Rating high, value low
Any way the Fed goes
Doesn’t really matter to me, to me...MORE
Hold all Tickets. We had thought "The Day the Nasdaq Died" the pastiche* of the decade:
Humble Pie (sung to the tune of American Pie)
A long, long week ago
I can still remember how the market used to make me smile
What I'd do when I had the chance
Is get myself a cash advance
And add another tech stock to the pile.
But Alan Greenspan made me shiver
With every speech that he delivered
Bad news on the rate front
Still I'd take one more punt
I can't remember if I cried
When I heard about the CPI
I lost my fortune and my pride
The day the NASDAQ died
So bye-bye to my piece of the pie
I poured my paycheck into Datek
Now my cash account's dry...MORE
*..."Bohemian Rhapsody", by Queen is unusual as it is a pastiche in both senses of the word, as there are many distinct styles imitated in the song, all 'hodge-podged' together to create one piece of music....
GOT THAT? WE HAVE A PASTICHE OF A DOUBLE PASTICHE!!!