The new Manhattan Project

Feb 24, 2009
As we watch the stock market sink to 1997 levels, this article in Wired Magazine should send chills down your spine. It says a formula created by...
Posted In: bailout, Banks

Neighbor vs Neighbor

Feb 20, 2009
One reason I think the housing bailout is raising so much ire is that it pits Americans against each other. A family on one side of the street...
Posted In: bailout, housing market, lending

Gotta have more bailout!

Feb 19, 2009
Remember the Saturday Night Live sketch with Will Farrell and Christopher Walken? Walken plays a famous record producer, and he keeps telling band...
Posted In: AIG, bailout, Banks, TARP

The Countrywide Rap

Feb 19, 2009
Countrywide's reputation is in the toilet, so Bank of America is flushing that name forever. The company will now be called Bank of America Home...
Posted In: bailout, housing market, lending

The housing plan is out

Feb 18, 2009
President Obama unveiled his plan for the housing market this morning. Here's a detailed article from Bloomberg about the proposal, but I'll also...
Posted In: bailout, housing market, lending

The credit crisis as Antarctic expedition

Oct 13, 2008
In the third installment of his videos making the financial crisis easier to understand, Marketplace Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains how banks...
Posted In: Antarctica, bailout, Banks, financial crisis

Response post: renewables can't be stopped

Oct 3, 2008
It looks like Michigan and Washington are closely aligned with their renewable portfolio standards of 10% by 2015 and 15% by 2020, respectively....
Posted In: bailout, renewable energy, Washington

The bailout plan and prospects for renewable energy

Oct 2, 2008
Sustainable thinking often requires the luxury of a long term perspective: If you don't have fuel to prepare the evening's meal, whether the...
Posted In: bailout, Michigan, renewable energy

What's your opinion on the bailout?

Sep 19, 2008
We've been hearing a lot from the bureaucrats, politicians and pundits about the U.S. government's plan to restore confidence in the financial...
Posted In: bailout, credit crunch, mortgage meltdown