Reader Poll

  • Reader Poll

    When Will The Treasury Announce Plans For Fannie and Freddie?

    Yesterday’s frantic activity at the Treasury produced no news but there is widespread speculation that an announcement about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be made in the near future. What do you think? After the jump, take the reader poll.

    / Aug 22, 2008 at 1:00 PM
  • Lehman, Reader Poll

    Were You Impressed With Erin Callan?

    Lehman Brothers chief financial officer Erin Callan this morning faced what was perhaps the biggest challenge of her career: explaining Lehman’s losses and need to raise capital to the markets. She began by lowering expectations–saying the Q&A on this morning’s conference call would be limited because this was a preliminary announcement and more granular numbers […]

    / Jun 9, 2008 at 1:07 PM
  • Fed, Reader Poll

    Fed Day Reader Poll: Will They Go The Full 100?

    Opinion Polls & Market Research

    / Mar 18, 2008 at 11:35 AM
  • Reader Poll

    (One Of) You Asked For It

    Some of you have expressed distaste for the new look of things around here. “I don’t like the grey font.” “I don’t like my content on the left side.” “I don’t like having to sign in to write something [Ed. Note: You don’t.]” “I don’t like this.” “I don’t like that.” “I don’t like the […]

    / Feb 15, 2008 at 11:55 AM
  • Reader Poll

    Super Fat Giant Tuesday: The DealBreaker Primary

    If you are totally confused why DealBreaker has been doing so much politics this week, we’re now ready to reveal the secret: it’s fat Tuesday. We’ve been drunk all week in advance of our annual observance of Lent! Drink early and often. Also, people are irrationally voting all around the country today. But don’t vote […]

    / Feb 5, 2008 at 10:51 AM
  • Fed, Reader Poll

    Twenty-Five Or Fifty? The DealBreaker Reader Poll

    Just in case you missed it last night, we’re bringing the reader poll on today’s Fed decision back to the top of the page. There’s about an hour left to vote for this before we shut down the poll and start gearing up to cover the aftermath. Opinion Polls & Market Research

    / Jan 30, 2008 at 10:12 AM
  • Fed, Reader Poll

    Fed Cut: 25 or 50?

    Following this morning’s economic reports the widely expected 50 bps cut from the Fed became a little less widely expected, with the futures showing a drop from 86% to 72%. An internal poll at Morgan Stanley, however, showed the opposite, with 73% of respondents predicting only a 25 bps cut, according to an email sent […]

    / Jan 29, 2008 at 5:04 PM
  • Fed, Reader Poll

    Let’s Predict The Fed’s Move Again!

    Our polls have an excellent track record of correctly calling the Fed’s interest rate moves. The masters of the economy meet again this week, so it’s time for another reader poll! Opinion Polls & Market Research

    / Jan 28, 2008 at 8:47 AM
  • Reader Poll

    Let’s Predict The Fed’s Move Again

    The Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee meets tomorrow and is widely expected to cut rates. When we polled readers last week, a plurality of 34% predicted a 25 basis point cut. The second favorite was a fifty bip cut, garnering 22 percent of the vote. Close behind, however, were those who predicted no cut: 19%. […]

    / Dec 10, 2007 at 12:32 PM
  • Fed, Reader Poll

    Let’s Tell The Fed What To Do.

    It feels early to start talking about next week’s Fed meeting but we won’t let that stop us. Let’s tell the Fed what to do. Opinion Polls & Market Research

    / Dec 5, 2007 at 1:24 PM
  • Reader Poll, Thanksgiving

    Why Are You Still Here? A Reader Poll

    We are closing in on 2 p.m. now. Our official plan was to close up shop and retire to lunch for the rest of the day an hour ago. But we can procrastinate about everything, even not working. But what are you still doing at work? Why are you reading the internet instead of finishing […]

    / Nov 21, 2007 at 2:05 PM
  • Exchanges, NYSE, Reader Poll

    NYSE Meeting: A Reader Poll

    Let’s assume for a moment that the rumors (and CNBC’s Bob Pisani) are right and the board of the New York Stock Exchange is holding an unscheduled meeting right now. Views about what is happening are divided, so we figured we’d go to the experts: our readers. What do you think is going on at […]

    / Nov 14, 2007 at 11:05 AM
  • CNBC, Reader Poll

    We Have A Winner!
    You’ve Chosen The Next Host For CNBC’s “The Call”

    The people have spoken. In our totally unauthorized, unaffiliated, unscientific and unauthoritative poll for who should become the permanent anchor of CNBC’s midday show The Call, the clear winner is… Well, let’s not rush into things. It was a hotly contested plebiscite at every level. In the end, the second place contender ended within striking […]

    / Aug 24, 2007 at 3:45 PM
  • Reader Poll

    Fed Moves: A Reader Poll

    Opinion Polls & Market Research

    / Aug 17, 2007 at 10:22 AM
  • Reader Poll

    Questions of the Day: Is This What Rock Bottom Feels Like?

    Opinion Polls & Market Research

    / Jul 30, 2007 at 8:42 AM
  • Reader Poll

    Market Predictions: A Day Trading Reader Poll

    Opinion Polls & Market Research This morning Dow futures have already seen the kind of volatility that implies an exciting day for the stock markets. Earlier they crawled upward before slamming back downwards. The second quarter growth number came in at 4.3% 3.4%, and the futures basically stayed put at around 70 points below yesterday’s close. One […]

    / Jul 27, 2007 at 8:33 AM
  • Reader Poll, Wallstrip

    It’s Official: CBS Picks Up WallStrip

    We understand that the name is officially being changed to CSI: Wall Street. [After the jump, read the press release from CBS]

    / May 22, 2007 at 1:05 PM
  • Private Equity, Reader Poll

    Going Private: A DealBreaker Reader Poll

    This morning opened with news of another private equity buyout. If this deal had happened a few years ago, it would have made headlines as a blockbuster deal. It’s not that the $24.7 billion Goldman and the Texas Pacific Group have agreed to pay for Alltell is now chump change. But in these days of […]

    / May 21, 2007 at 8:58 AM

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