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Bernanke's Bracket Breakdown: Cleveland, Ohio


Poring over the C-Town regional.


The seedings are set, the terms are in place. The question is, Who advances and who goes home early? Minyanville continues taking a closer look at the pairings in each of the four regions with our fourth and final region, Cleveland, Ohio.

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Minyanville Meta Madness At first glance, number one seed DISINFLATION plays a style very similar to Final Four contender DEFLATION, so many simply assumed that's who would be coming out of the Cleveland regional. But it's never that easy. In fact, DISINFLATION is also similar to another Final Four contender, INFLATION. The problem is, few anticipated how problematic the aggressive run-and-gun style of ADUSTABLE-RATE MORTGAGES would be to defend. After blindsiding ALAN GREENSPAN in the first round, ADUSTABLE-RATE MORTGAGES upset a sleeping DISINFLATION and avanced rather easily to a regional final matchup against FORECLOSURES. A breakdown in the ADUSTABLE-RATE MORTGAGES allowed FORECLOSURES to hammer away from inside the (exterior house) paint and become the Cinderella story of the Final Four.

Tomorrow we'll break down the Final Four and reveal our ultimate champion, as well as the lucky winner of two free tickets to the Men's NCAA Championship game in San Anotonio, TX. If you haven't already entered, there's still time. Entries for the random drawing close at 4:00 p.m EST this Friday, March 28.

Click here for the Las Vegas, Nevada regional, here for Detroit and here for Stockton.

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