| les pions de goldman sachs/ GS..suite |
par marie Mer 3 Sep 2008 - 4:00
aprés le trésor us, la banque mondiale et d'autres postes stratégiques ( voir nos archives), ils se pointent chez Fannie, now www.lemetropolecafe.com
the FNM officers appointed last week were Goldman guys:
Fannie Goes Goldman - This week Fannie Mae appointed David Hisey as chief financial officer and Peter Niculescu to the chief business officer post. You guessed it. Both of them are Paulson Pals. Yup, both are former Goldman Sachs frat boys...
surement qu'on va avoir besoin de tout leur "savoir faire" face, par exemple à ce type de pb :
From The Times
September 1, 2008South Korea heads for black September as problems pile up for the ailing won
The deepening woes at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, badly stretched central bank reserves and a losing battle to support the won are pushing South Korea towards a full-blown currency crisis this month, analysts have said.
Heavy investment by the Korean Government in Fannie, Freddie and other US-related agency bonds has left a potentially huge liquidity problem - perhaps $50 billion (£27.4 billion) - in the foreign reserve portfolio. Some believe that Seoul might have no ammunition left to prevent a significant flight from the won. Fruitless currency intervention by South Korea - increasingly desperate-looking verbal and financial measures to fight the market trend - cost about $20 billion in July alone.
Attempts to prop up the won come as South Korea’s household and corporate sectors are wincing from the pain of high energy prices and inflation. A summer of strikes by lorry drivers and mass street demonstrations calling for President Lee to resign reflect rising public concern that the economy is in trouble.
The intervention efforts have failed to prevent the currency sliding more than 7 per cent against the dollar in the past month. The won is teetering at a 44-month low against the greenback and, with the central bank’s foreign exchange reserves still dwindling, economists at CLSA, the brokerage, say that it is "a game that Korea can literally no longer afford to play"….
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