· Bear Stearns posted a net loss of $854 million on a higher-than-projected $1.9 billion in mortgage write-downs. Last month, Bear Stearns said it expects a write-down it estimated at about $1.2 billion after hedging and other offsetting gains.
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In order to induce Ambac's participation, Bear Stearns made representations to. banks holding Ambac-insured securities, Bear Stearns continued to conceal the. 52 Bear Stearns Subprime Mortgage Conduit and EMC Servicing Investor. Cayne, Greenberg, Schwartzc and Spector alone earned over $1 billion.
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Forced liquidations as a result of that “price discovery” were a primary factor in Bear Stearns’ hedge-fund calamity. with the major holders being Japan ($610.9 billion), China ($407.8 billion),
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"Notwithstanding that Bear Stearns continued to have high quality collateral to provide as security for borrowings, market counterparties became less willing to enter into collateralized funding arrangements with Bear Stearns," said Cox. Bear Stearns’ liquidity pool started at $18.1 billion on March 10 and then plummeted to $2 billion on March 13.