All posts tagged "Meredith Whitney"

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    Meredith Whitney Warns of Detroit Muni Bond Vicious Cycle

    Meredith Whitney issued a dire warning to CNBC's Maria Bartiromo yesterday following the Detroit bankruptcy.

    • Posted July 25, 2013
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  • Another View of Muni Bonds

    Municipal bonds have been remarkably weak performers since August 2010.  Over the past two days I’ve initiated a position in the ETF iShares S&P National AMT-Free Muni Bond Fund (MUB) in my discretionary account.  Rick Ashburn, Principal Chief Investment...

    • Posted January 14, 2011
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  • Meredith Whitney Sees Muni Defaults Coming

    Meredith Whitney was on CNBC this morning discussing her views on municipal bonds. Whitney doesn’t see a state defaulting, but does anticipate problems in the local municipalities, where she sees both defaults and severe cutbacks in municipal services....

    • Posted January 12, 2011
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  • The Housing Market Disaster Continues

    The stock market felt the effects of renewed weakness in the housing market with a 150 point drop in the Dow yesterday. Meredith Whitney provided a glum housing outlook on CNBC a couple of days ago, as...

    • Posted June 23, 2010
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  • Meredith Whitney Sees Double Dip in Housing Coming

    Meredith Whitney was on CNBC last week commenting on the Goldman Sachs situation; along with her views on bank capitalization and housing. Whitney was one of the few analysts who saw the problems developing in 2007, but...

    • Posted May 2, 2010
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  • Meredith Whitney Sees Credit Losses Spiking at Banks

    Meredith Whitney, who has received accolades for her insight and influence, was interviewed on CNBC yesterday. Whitney doesn’t see good things for the banks with regards to credit defaults and expects interest rates to rise substantially next...

    • Posted December 9, 2009
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  • Meredith Whitney Hasn’t Been as Bearish in a Year

    CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo interviewed Meredith Whitney on Monday in which she made some bearish observations. She said there has never been this level of consumer credit contraction ever; including the Great Depression. She added that $1.5 trillion...

    • Posted November 19, 2009
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  • Meredith Whitney: Home Prices Go Down Dramatically From Here

    Yesterday Meredith Whitney, Whitney Advisory Group, said the only question is when home prices drop dramatically. In her words it’s unavoidable based on various fundamentals. She added that Florida still has a massive leg to go down....

    • Posted September 11, 2009
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  • Janet Tavakoli Exposes the Failures of Some Pundits

    Janet Tavakoli, author of Dear Mr. Buffett: What An Investor Learns 1,269 Miles From Wall Street , has taken issue with several pundits/gurus who lay claim to calling crises in advance, but whose timing is actually suspect....

    • Posted August 3, 2009
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  • Meredith Whitney Expects Housing Prices to Drop Another 30%

    Meredith Whitney, who has demonstrated an ability to see ahead better than the average analyst, believes a further drop in housing would complete a 50% fall from the peak.

    • Posted April 7, 2009
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