Archives for: September 2008, 26

Rule change hypocrisy

When it comes to financial stocks, the government engineered one of the largest, if briefest, short squeezes of all time last Friday by making it illegal to short their shares. It was too late for Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, and AIG as well as the qu… more »

Colorado's coming budget crisis and our own Sergeant Schultz

In a memo released Monday, Colorado's Legislative Council Staff released a memo forecasting a decline of nearly $100 million in the money available for the state government's 2008-09 budget. And that number masks a worse piece of information within th… more »