Archive for November, 2008

Do Sold-Off Corporate Loans Do Worse?

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Note this article from the Wall Street Journal, November 19th. It identifies what many in the financial community have ascertained. When the money is made on the origination and sale of a credit instrument, such as a loan, the looser the secondary market, the more flawed the process becomes. If the originator is required to [...]

How they see us: Europe hails Barack Obama

Monday, November 24th, 2008

So many of us have had thoughts about president-elect Obama’s ability to reinvigorate America’s reputation abroad. I came across this article in The Week magazine, November 14th, I wanted to share with you. It best illustrates, in my mind, how that election has inspired a new view of America. The U.S. and E.U. flags wave [...]

Obama’s start

Friday, November 21st, 2008

I don’t know if you’ve had a chance to read a recent column written by David Broder from the Washington Post Writer’s Group on President-Elect Obama’s start. However, the process of taking a look at how he assembles his cabinet and chief advisors is turning out to be a reflection of how he handles his [...]