Saturday 28 July 2007

Relax the market always goes up..

It's called a conflict of interest at global century, our advice is often deceitful

Monday 23 July 2007

in the year 2525

Great song. A real classic.

Friday 13 July 2007

PBS NewsHour 20070619 - National Housing Slump, 1of2

n the face of falling housing starts, falling home prices, falling construction, and a 15-year low in homebuilder confidence, PBS Newshour's Ray Suarez discusses the continuing national housing slump with four experts from Massachusetts, California, Michigan, and Texas. [Part 1 of 2]

Bill Moyers 20070630 - Housing Market Meltdown 1of2

Bill Moyers discusses the "housing market meltdown", the ongoing subprime mortgage and hedge fund crisis, and the "housing bubble" and "homebuying mania" with the New York Times' Pulitzer-prize winning business reporter Gretchen Morgenson.

subprime derivatives

The big blow up is happening. Closer to a top than a bottom, for sure.

Australia's Greatest Prime Minister Part 1

It's the truth, after that comes Curtin.

Workplace Democracy - SEMCO Part 1 of 2

Workplace democracy can work far better than toxic CEO's and the madness of current compensation agreements.

Global Credit Crash - Lateline

It has been as clear as the nose on my face for years to me. Thank god I aint a quant, hey.

Real Estate: The Bubble Burst!

A year on the problems have just begun. "Nothing can save people depermined to grow suddenly rich". This mess will eventually break the whole securitisation of risk scam. You can remove risk from the home buyer and seller equation, but all you do is fuel a bubble that creates a giant systemic risk down the line. Today subprime CDO's, tomorrow commercial real estate CDO's and the day after LBO's of public companies. Main problem, money isn't money anymore..

Krugman on the US housing bubble

Paul Krugman from Princeton University predicts the biggest housing bust in history. It's international and its the real deal.

Real Estate Predictions 2007

Basis Capital should have watched this. The CDO/ARM/ disaster is just getting moving.

The Crash

It can happen. The bust is the backside of the boom.

Thursday 12 July 2007

Classic Science Fiction

Blade Runner: Final Cut will arrive in 2007 for a limited 25th-anniversary theatrical run, followed by a special-edition DVD with the three previous versions offered as alternate viewing. Besides the original theatrical version and director's cut, the expanded international theatrical version (Final Cut) will be included. The set will also contain additional bonus materials. FC will include added & extended scenes, added lines of dialogue, new SFX, and it will also contain newly shot scenes.

Saturday 7 July 2007

One on One - The Dalai Lama - 30 Jun 2007 - Part 1

The Nobel Peace Laureate talks to Riz Khan about being a 'simple Tibetan monk'.

The Fabulous Picture Show -Scorsese Special- 30Jun07 -Part 1

The director of Taxi Driver and Goodfellas talks about his life in filmmaking.

India slum girl 'makes good' - 09-Jun-07

Most of the high-paying jobs in India's IT industry go to the privileged elite. But, with the help of her husband, one woman has managed to earn her university degree as well as a job at on of India's top IT companies. Rajesh Sundaram travelled to Visakhapatnam to meet her. AlJazeeraEnglish

Venezuela displays its military build-up - 6 July 07

Lots of hardware, but tilted toward heavy stuff to keep the armed forces onside. several hundred thousand light arms and shoulder fired missles might be the better bet.

Exeter Resource Corporation

The discovery and advancement of numerous gold and silver projects, including our La Cabeza Project in Mendoza Province, Argentina, has resulted in under-explored Patagonia becoming a favoured destination for North American explorers. Exeter is well positioned in Patagonia with alliances for exploration projects in Argentinean Patagonia with Cerro Vanguardia S.A.(CVSA) (AngloGold Ashanti subsidiary), and Rio Tinto Mining and Exploration Chile (Rio Tinto) in Chilean Patagonia. The major miner's respect for Exeter's exploration expertise is further exemplified by the Agreement completed in late 2006 with Anglo American Chile Limitada covering seven gold projects in the rich Maricunga Belt in Chile.

Richards Bay Minerals mine

Rio Tinto's approach to Social and environmental stewardship at Richards Bay, according to Rio.

Rössing uranium mine in Namibia

Piece on the mine and the local story.

Israeli solar power - Tel Aviv roofs

Legally required in every new house.

Is Solar Power Good Business? - VOA Story


Invisible side of India

Nice Vid of the High Tech side of India

Al Gore/Avaaz/Live Earth Message

Commit to the pledge.

Quantum Mechanics for Dummies - Electrons Are Weird

interesting stuff..

iTulip Select Preview: Janszen interviews John Challenger

bankruptcy after private equity