I just got home and saw this sad news. My first stop is always CR when I see market turbulence, which happened again today.
Influential Economics Blogger Tanta Has DiedThank you, Tanta, for your wonderful and inspiring work.
"The econoblogosphere has lost one of its most influential voices, as the news emerged that Calculated Risk blogger Doris Dungey, better known as Tanta, passed away from ovarian cancer on Sunday.
Started in 2005, Calculated Risk emerged as one of the smartest and most influential blogs on the mortgage meltdown and resulting financial crisis. As one of its two main bloggers, Tanta, a former mortgage banker, helped explain the crisis in a smart, accessible way that made her posts a must-read for anyone looking for a deeper understanding on the situation. Her expert analysis and trademark wit elevated the discourse.
Calculated Risk will continue under her co-blogger, and will remain one of the key outposts for those looking for news and analysis of the financial crisis. However, the continuing discussion that is the blogosphere will be less dynamic in Tanta’s absence". – Phil Izzo