Today's obviously going to much worse, what with everyone's grandparents suddenly being destitute, and Detroit falling off a cliff, and Goldman Sachs bracing us for news no one wants to hear, so let's start things off on a high note, shall we? You might not be having a holiday party this year but guess who is? Freddie Mac! And why shouldn't they, you know? It's not like they don't deserve it. Supposedly the soiree is planned for December 18, in-house so as not to draw too much attention, though I'm not sure why anyone would begrudge these people an over the top celebration this year.