How Paulson Gave Hedge Funds Advance Word of Fannie Rescue

Former U.S. treasury secretary Henry Paulson. Photographer: Jerome Favre/Bloomberg

Former U. S. treasury secretary Henry Paulson. Photographer: Jerome Favre/Bloomberg Nov. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson stepped off the elevator into the Third Avenue offices of hedge fund Eton Park Capital Management LP in Manhattan. It was July 21, 2008, and market fears were mounting. Four months earlier, Bear Stearns Cos. had sold itself for just $10 a share to JPMorgan Chase & Co. Now, amid tumbling home prices and near-record foreclosures, attention was focused on a new source of contagion: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which together had more than $5 trillion in mortgage-backed securities and other debt outstanding, Bloomberg Markets reports in its January issue.

How to clean and disinfect your keyboard and mouse

Cleaning and disinfecting your keyboard Play Cleaning Step 1: Unplug your keyboard from your computer and remove any batteries. Step 2: Flip it upside down and give it a good couple of shakes. Step 3: Blow some compressed air to remove crumbs, dust, and other fun stuff from between the keys. Step 4: If you happen to have a mini vacuum that's designed to clean keyboards, feel free to use it, but refrain from using a full-size vacuum; you might find your keys in the vacuum's dust bin. Step 5: Wipe the keyboard keys and palm rest with a lightly dampened lint-free cloth, like a microfiber cloth.

How computer processors are made

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Latest Processors - AMD Who is AMD? AMD is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. AMD is a semiconductor designer and inventor and is best known to the consumer for their advanced and affordable processors. Gamers prefer the AMD due to its' flexibility when it comes to over clocking. The AMD Fusion Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) power a range of computer and gaming hardware devices including PCs, game consoles and the servers that drive the Internet and businesses. Who distributes AMD in South Africa? AMD is distributed by a number of large and reputable South African companies and the AMD processors and compatible motherboards are sold though the computer resale channel.

How Capacitors Work

In a way, a capacitor is a little like a battery. Although they work in completely different ways, capacitors and batteries both store electrical energy. If you have read How Batteries Work. then you know that a battery has two terminals. Inside the battery, chemical reactions produce electrons on one terminal and absorb electrons on the other terminal. A capacitor is much simpler than a battery, as it can't produce new electrons -- it only stores them. In this article, we'll learn exactly what a capacitor is, what it does and how it's used in electronics.

How Manual Transmissions Work

Mercedes-Benz Actros, manual transmission

Mercedes-Benz Actros, manual transmission. See more pictures of transmissions. If you drive a stick-shift car, then you may have several questions floating in your head. ­How does the funny "H" pattern that I am moving this shift knob through have any relation to the gears inside the transmission? What is moving inside the transmission when I move the shifter? When I mess up and hear that horrible grinding sound, what is actually grinding? What would happen if I were to accidentally shift into reverse while I am speeding down the freeway? Would the entire transmission explode? In this article, we'll answer all of these questions and more as we explore the interior of a manual transmission.

Dell lcd computer monitors

Details Any price comparison, including MSRP or competitors' pricing, is to the new, non-refurbished product price. Learn More ITEM#: 14275598 Whether for corporate or home use, the UltraSharp 1908FP maximizes the viewing experience with ultra-thin bezels and panels that swivel, tilt and pivot to satisfy the most demanding of users. The UltraSharp 1908FP Flat Panel LCD Monitor from Dell enhances your viewing experience with its exceptional clarity and vibrant images. Display: 19-inch LCD Display format: 1280 x 1024 at 75 Hz Refresh rate: 76 Hz Vertical / 81 kHz Horizontal Pixel response: 5 ms Aspect ratio: 5:4 Contrast ratio: 800:1 Brightness: 300 cd/m2 Interface: 1 x VGA, 1 x DVI-D, 1 x USB Model: UltraSharp 1908FP Included items: Dell UltraSharp 1908FP, AC Adapter Dimensions: 16.

Dark alder computer desk

Customer Reviews This is nice looking and the pictures are representative. The drawers are complete junk. They don't have decent slides and are not easy to slide in and out. This desk and chair were exactly as it is described. It was delivered with slight damage on the corner and the replacement of the top couldnt of been easier. We love the desk and the way overstock handled the damage confirmed i would be a loyal customer. Shipping & Returns Standard Return Policy: Items must be returned in new or unused condition and contain all original materials included with the shipment.

Mechanical Seminar Topics

mechanical seminar topics

Latest Mechanical Engineering Seminar Topics for Final Year Presentations Find the list of the latest seminar topics for mechanical engineering here. We have added PPT and PDF reports in as much mechanical seminar topics as possible. Please refer our topics, ppts and pdf reports, we hope it will contribute something to your final year mechanical seminar presentations. Please make good use of all the topics mentioned here, though that doesn’t mean using them as itself in your reports. Make as much additions from your side as possible. Please see that the intention of sharing these seminar topics for mechanical engineering here is just to help you get additional information, not to trick your professors, though I would love doing that :D.

Computer with built in tv tuner

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2 Special offers Need help deciding? Take a look at our buying guide Product Details Enhance your entertainment experience with the Sony KDL42W829BBU Full HD LED TV. It features X-Reality PRO to analyse and enhance every image for an extra dimension of image quality, while edge LED backlighting directs light to where it’s needed most, enriching colour and boosting contrast. Matched with Dolby Digital technology, this HD TV will truly immerse you within its content. In addition to all these features, the Sony KDL42W829BBU 42" Full HD LED TV features a clever, integrated stand that doubles as a wall-mounting bracket so you can decide where best to place it without the need for extra equipment.

Compaq 7500 desktop computer

Details Any price comparison, including MSRP or competitors' pricing, is to the new, non-refurbished product price. Learn More O/S Disk included Operating system: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Processor: 3. 4GHz Intel Pentium D Chipset: Intel Q965 Express Supports RAID 1 Cache: L2 Memory: 2GB DDR2 Hard drive: 80GB SATA Optical drive: DVD-ROM Graphics: Intel GMA 3000 Dynamic Video Memory Technology 4. 0 Audio: Integrated Networking: 8 x USB, 1 x VGA, 1 x serial, 1 x parallel, 2 x PS/2, 1 x Ethernet (RJ-45), 2 x audio line-out, 2 x audio line-in Power supply: 240 Watt Model: DC7700 SFF Included items: HP Compaq DC7700, keyboard, power cord, mouse Dimensions: 13.

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