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Cramer was on CNBC this morning saying banks were a buy, buy, buy - and know how he wanted to prove it? Call the banks and "let them tell their side of the story." Ummmm. How about that laying bare of books to see what assets they have and why they're worth what Lehman et al say they are worth? Citibank itself comes in from stage left, now that's reassuring. And Massachusetts is calling on BoA, Merrill, and UBS to step up and say why they did or didn't screw investors on auction asset values. I used to be an auditor and understand well that talk is cheap, especially from business exec's under pressure. We need a good, solid, mandatory round of price discovery for financial institution assets and liabilities. Hard to see any other way around this crisis in confidence that is delaying resolution of credit markets.