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The Fed releases thousands of pages of docs on emergency discount-window borrowings, an...

The Fed releases thousands of pages of docs on emergency discount-window borrowings, an unprecedented move sought by Bloomberg and News Corp. and fought by big banks. The data dump spans August 2007-March 2010, including the peak borrowing of $111B in late 2008 after Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy; now the parsing begins, but no markets have collapsed yet.
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  • bbro
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    How many will take that old ( really old) data and use it to predict the future??
    31 Mar 2011, 10:58 AM Reply Like
  • Duude
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    This will surely put the focus back on the mark-to-fantasy assets banks still hold. It will also provide some clarity to why banks are far more tight-fisted in their lending policies. I'm looking forward to what the data dump reveals.
    31 Mar 2011, 11:13 AM Reply Like
  • balois
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    Quote of the day:

     

    “I think it will make it harder for people to use the discount window in the future,” Jamie Dimon,

     

    unintended pun or subconsciously intended?
    www.businessweek.com/n...
    Have a good day
    31 Mar 2011, 11:27 AM Reply Like
  • dividend_growth
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    This information just shows how much the world economy depends on the US Fed.
    2 Apr 2011, 02:16 PM Reply Like
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