Monday, September 8, 2008

Brokers and Other Pundits on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (FNM; FRE)

Secretary Paulson's former firm should do quite well today. I don't know if we can call him a hero yet, let's wait to see how the GSE's function when they go into run-off mode. I can say that Yves Smith at Naked Capitalism and Barry Ritholtz at The Big Picture were bloggo-heroes this weekend.
Some links from TBP:

Wall Street Research

Bringing Out the “Bazooka” David A. Rosenberg, Merrill Lynch (PDF)

First thoughts on the market impact of the Treasury's GSE plan, Goldman Sachs (PDF)

Paulson Begins Gradual Wind-Down of GSEs within Conservatorship, Institutional Risk Analyst

And what else is being said around the blogosphere:

Fannie and Freddie's Bust and Deeply Flawed Government Bailout Nouriel Roubini, RGE

And from NC: