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Entries by Diane Francis from 10/2008

Don't touch the stock market

| Posted 10.01.2008 | Business

Here's my latest warning: Do not be lulled into buying equities because there was a bounce in markets, where some losses were recouped. Or buying bec...

Better Solutions to Fix the Mess

| Posted 10.08.2008 | Business

Bernanke and Paulson should invite their counterparts from Europe and Asia to Washington. Once there, they should lock them in a room, with a number of thugs from the Teamsters hired to act as security.

How to Keep Americans in Their Homes

| Posted 10.11.2008 | Business

Washington should undertake a massive, temporary buyout of residential real estate in order to save its economy from years of turmoil and credit crisis.

How to Save the Global Financial System

| Posted 10.13.2008 | Business

This crisis is not about the failure of capitalism, globalisation or free enterprise. It is about the fact that there are two economies: the financial economy and the "real" economy.

McCain Will be Crushed

| Posted 10.16.2008 | Politics

The third debate cinched Obama's landslide. Here's what I wrote in the Financial Post: It's all over but the crying The only "victory" the Republican...

World Needs Global Financial and Securities Bodies

| Posted 10.21.2008 | Business

The world economy nearly failed and a global effort by governments and central banks has pulled the system back from the proverbial brink. That's why only a global solution going forward will save the day.

Buffett's Wrong: Stay Out of Stocks

| Posted 10.27.2008 | Business

Far be it from me to contradict one of the world's greatest stock sages and business analysts. But I will.

Detroit Has to be Saved

| Posted 10.30.2008 | Business

The de facto Depression underway worldwide will trigger consolidations. Strong will eat weak; cash-rich will eat debt-laden and consumer spending will shrink along with economies.