Comments on: When Morgan Stanley almost died http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/10/05/when-morgan-stanley-almost-died/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: ifstone http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/10/05/when-morgan-stanley-almost-died/comment-page-1/#comment-7817 Mon, 12 Oct 2009 15:33:05 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/10/05/when-morgan-stanley-almost-died/#comment-7817 Yeah, I printed out all 24 pages of this article, sat down to read, then saw that sentence and threw it in the trash. What is it with the Times writers?

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By: Felix Salmon http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/10/05/when-morgan-stanley-almost-died/comment-page-1/#comment-7601 Tue, 06 Oct 2009 13:48:31 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/10/05/when-morgan-stanley-almost-died/#comment-7601 rawr, you’re entirely right. I hope that was a VF edit and is not part of the book.

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By: rawr http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/10/05/when-morgan-stanley-almost-died/comment-page-1/#comment-7599 Tue, 06 Oct 2009 13:11:13 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/10/05/when-morgan-stanley-almost-died/#comment-7599 Sorkin is clearly a moron:

“that Treasury bills were trading for less than 1 percent interest, as if they were no better than cash, as if the full faith of the government had suddenly become meaningless.”

That might be the dumbest sentence I’ve seen since the start of the crisis.

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By: vachon http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/10/05/when-morgan-stanley-almost-died/comment-page-1/#comment-7595 Tue, 06 Oct 2009 02:40:25 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/10/05/when-morgan-stanley-almost-died/#comment-7595 I’ve read almost a dozen descriptions, of varying lengths, of what happened last October/November. They all talk about near-death experiences for various big name banks and brokerage houses. Ho hum. I’m still not convinced the world-as-we-know-it was about to go down the tubes.

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