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Margin Calls Throttle Thornburg By DONNA KARDOS March 7, 2008 2:08 p.m. In the latest sign of how badly firms have been hurt by the credit crunch Thornburg Mortgage Inc. Friday said there is “substantial doubt” about its ability to continue as a going concern, citing deterioration of prices of mortgage-backed collateral and a liquidity […]

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Mounting Liquidation Fears Squeeze U.S. Stock Market March 6, 2008 5:40 p.m. Worry about the health of the credit markets made a noisy comeback Thursday, leveling financial stocks and sending many investors scampering for the safety of government debt. Revelations that two large investors had missed recent margin calls raised fears that more investors could […]

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Poetry Friday

HOW COULD I HAVE DOUBTED I stopped looking for you I stopped waiting for you I stopped dying for you and I started dying for myself I aged rapidly I became fat in the face and soft in the gut and I forgot that I ever loved you I was old I had no focus, […]