Author Archives: Tyler Durden

Guest Post: Goldman Sachs Principal Transactions Update: Collapse In Agency Program Trading Volume

Submitted by Tyler Durden of Zero Hedge In the week ended May 22, NYSE program trading dropped to a statistically significant low of 2.9 billion shares, down from 3.3 billion the week before, and from a 3.8 billion prior 52 week average. As for specific actors, no surprise, Goldman leading the government’s SLP team with […]

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Guest Post: Not So Fast: Indiana State Pension Fund Seeks To Block Chrysler 363 Sale, White & Case Retained

Submitted by Tyler Durden of Zero Hedge White & Case, made famous by its irreverent lawyer Tom Lauria, who led a valiant fight for the non-TARP lender committee until its disbandment after holdout after holdout decided fighting against the US government was not reasonable, has been retained again, this time by Indiana Pension Funds, holders […]

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Guest Post: Chasing The Shadow Of Money

Submitted by Tyler Durden of Zero Hedge For readers who have the time and interest to follow up on the topic Zero Hedge commenced yesterday discussing money liquidity and the shadow banking system, the best place to start is with Friedrich Hayek’s seminal Prices and Production, published in the depression days of 1935. Curiously Hayek […]

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Guest Post: The White House Threatened To Destroy Perella Weinberg’s Reputation

Submitted by Tyler Durden, publisher of Zero Hedge In an interview of momentous importance, WJR’s Frank Beckmann interviews Tom Lauria, the Head of Restructuring at law firm White & Case, in which the lawyer, who represents Chrysler hold-out hedge funds Stairway Capital and Oppenheimer Funds, discusses on the record the amazing treatment by the White […]

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Guest Post: Open Letter To The SEC Regarding Wall Street’s REIT Bait-And-Switch

Submitted by Tyler Durden, publisher of Zero Hedge Zero Hedge regularly gets visits from the SEC and FINRA, and we can only hope they are taking some of the troubling behavior we have identified seriously. Today’s case looks like a clear regulatory violation. A few weeks ago I noticed Merrill Lynch/Bank of America on an […]

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Guest Post: The Imminent Disinformation Schism

Submitted by Tyler Durden, publisher of Zero Hedge With articles like this coming out of Time magazine, it is inevitable that in the immediate future, the United States will be split into two partisan camps. However, this will not be the traditional schism of republicans vs. democrats, contrary to Mr. Barney Frank’s attempt to start […]

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Guest Post: Exxon Pension Fund Sues Northern Trust Alleging "Reckless, Massive Losses"

Posted by Tyler Durden, Publisher of Zero Hedge And Northern Trust thought it had problems when Barney Frank went postal for the company’s House Of Blues romp. A smoking gun lawsuit filed March 30 in Northern Illinois District Court (09-cv-01934) by Joseph Diebold on behalf of the pension scheme of one of the world’s largest […]

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Guest Post: The Banks Were Profitable In January And February Thanks To… AIG

Submitted by Tyler Durden, publisher of Zero Hedge Zero Hedge is rarely speechless, but after receiving this email from a correlation desk trader, we simply had to hold a moment of silence for the phenomenal scam that continues unabated in the financial markets, and now has the full oversight and blessing of the U.S. government, […]

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Guest Post: Some More Thoughts On FDIC And The "Systemic Risk Exception" Clause

Submitted by Tyler Durden, publisher of Zero Hedge As I dug a little more into the mystery of the amended Bloomberg headline discussing FDIC’s travails, some interesting facts came up. On September 25, 2008, Bloomberg staff reporter David Evans (not to be confused with U2′s The Edge) came out with a piece called “FDIC May […]

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