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Reggie Middleton is the personification of the freethinking maverick — the ultimate nonconformist as it applies to macro strategies, investment, and analysis. He uses his background and knowledge in new media, distributed computing, risk management, insurance, financial engineering, real estate,... More
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  • The Truth About the Banks Has Ben Released: the open source spreadhseet edition  4 comments
    May 14, 2009 2:49 PM | about stocks: C, BAC, WFC, PNC

    I have fulfilled my promise to release the information and data that I sourced from the NY Fed and the FDIC web sites. It is complete, and is left open so you can run your own calculations, studies and assumptions. Feel free to pass it around as well. It is not a small spreadsheet, so you may need to some time to parse through it:  Morgtage Losses, Defaults & Delinquincies for Banks: Public Open Source Version 2009-05-14 13:30:12 1.16 Mb - xls.

    The full report, complete with sources and methodology is available here, free of charge. I simply ask that you forward it to your local congressman/woman and/or favorite media personality. The Truth shall set you free (or get you locked up, depending upon which side of the Truth you are on):'s Realistic Recast of SCAP 2009-05-12 14:52:09 - pdf

    Any bank or government official who significantly disagrees with the conclusion enclosed herein is welcome to debate them, the only request is that you come with hard data to back up your claims in lieu of argument regarding methodology, which can simply go on all day. In other words, I showed you mine, now show me yours...

    Stocks: C, BAC, WFC, PNC
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  • John Lounsbury
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    Thanks, Reggie. I will be using this reference in my analysis.
    14 May 2009, 02:57 PM Reply Like
  • PainfullyAware
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    I Concur With John Lounsbury - You Rock Reggie !!!


    "The Truth shall set you free (or get you locked up, depending upon which side of the Truth you are on):" - Mr. Middleton


    I Prefer The Truth, No Mater The Consequences. It makes it easier to plan contingencies. I imagine that I am "On The List" already. Thanks for helping me make money while I am "Free".


    Reggie - May You Prosper In All Of Your Endeavors.
    14 May 2009, 04:12 PM Reply Like
  • PainfullyAware
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    I am having some trouble with the links - they appear to be unusable at the moment. I will check back later.


    Hope the situation changes.
    14 May 2009, 04:29 PM Reply Like
  • Reggie Middleton
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    Author’s reply » Thanks, all. I don't know why the links are not working here, but instead of fighting with it I suggest you go straight to the source, where you can find the original article plus plenty more.
    15 May 2009, 08:24 AM Reply Like
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