Comments on: Pond life: understanding the ecology of the financial crisis http://blogs.reuters.com/globalinvesting/2008/10/27/pond-life-understanding-the-ecology-of-the-financial-crisis/ Insights behind the investment headlines Wed, 16 Nov 2016 21:43:49 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Jack Michigan USA http://blogs.reuters.com/globalinvesting/2008/10/27/pond-life-understanding-the-ecology-of-the-financial-crisis/comment-page-1/#comment-729 Thu, 30 Oct 2008 21:24:43 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/globalinvesting/?p=315#comment-729 The Human Illusion…

As long as humans think they are above nature, they will never learn…..

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By: David U Ewing-Chow http://blogs.reuters.com/globalinvesting/2008/10/27/pond-life-understanding-the-ecology-of-the-financial-crisis/comment-page-1/#comment-728 Thu, 30 Oct 2008 02:35:03 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/globalinvesting/?p=315#comment-728 It is my belief that in evaluating the present value of mortgage related securities, we need to identify fairly finitely – when we deviated from sound lending practices.

We can then try to make reasonable projections of what mortgages values might be today utilizing reasonable indices of annual increases consistent with what the pattern was back then.

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