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Rob Kirby

Rob Kirby

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

  • Burning Down The House

    Published 24 November 2004 | viewed 3,368 times

    Have you ever witnessed a good friend or neighbor's house burning? Even if you haven't, just think about it for a moment? Now, if you…

  • To GSE or Not to GSE?

    Published 19 November 2004 | viewed 3,673 times

    So, what does it all mean anyway? GSE? No doubt, most would argue that it means Government Sponsored Entity like Fannie Mae, Freddie, Farmer or…

  • Canaries and Coal Mines

    Published 10 November 2004 | viewed 4,607 times

    In a speech this summer to a credit union conference, Mr. Greenspan reiterated that the balance sheets of American households are generally in "good shape."…

  • Martha and The Christmas Muffins

    Published 05 November 2004 | viewed 3,276 times

    Edited by Gale Bullock. Originally published October 8, 2004. Narcotics, Divas, and Soap Operas Well, well dear readers, thank the Good Lord we've all survived…

  • Chinese Proverbs

    Published 29 October 2004 | viewed 4,443 times

    [The New World Order] Well, dear reader, in my never ending quest to stay ahead of the curve, I have decided to really get out…

  • There's No Place Like Home!

    Published 28 September 2004 | viewed 5,322 times

    We're Off to See the Wizard, the Wonderful Wizard of Oz! Who hasn't seen The Wizard of Oz? This American classic 'make believe' has been…

  • My Neighbor's Dog Spot

    Published 11 September 2004 | viewed 2,936 times

    My neighbor's dog Spot is well trained. Just the other day I bumped into him in the front yard. I had a cookie in my…

  • You Are What You Eat?

    Published 05 September 2004 | viewed 3,697 times

    Ever heard that cliché before? Better yet, do you believe it? As I've aged I have found that my tastes have 'evolved'. While the major…

  • Rising Rates: With A Huff and A Puff They Will Blow Your House Down

    Published 04 September 2004 | viewed 6,337 times

    Fed Speak: Econometrics of the Cryptic Carry Trade This Realty Reality missive is an epic aside about three suckling sibling pigs. They finance homes at…

  • Play It Again Sam

    Published 29 August 2004 | viewed 3,275 times

    Folks who make a habit of charting commodities, equities and indexes generally do so with the underlying premise that history tends to repeat itself. Whether…

  • The Numbers Never Lie: MOC

    Published 25 August 2004 | viewed 3,804 times

    Increasingly, the world is becoming more complex. I'm sure few would argue this point. Man kind's propensity to collect and analyze numbers has no doubt…

  • A Tale of Three Tailors

    Published 21 August 2004 | viewed 3,369 times

    Once upon a time there was a tailor. He lived in Roman times and his name was Thadeus. He did a brisk business predominantly with…

  • Where Dogs Get Their Names?

    Published 15 August 2004 | viewed 4,473 times

    Have you ever wondered where dogs get their names? How about a Dalmatian named spot? Better yet, if I say the name 'snoopy' are you…