Observation Deck

 

Observation Deck
April 01, 2009
In light of the Madoff Ponzi scheme and Stanford Financial Group fraud case, it is a good time for corporations to evaluate or reassess the safeguards for their investments.
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Observation Deck
March 02, 2009
We in the U.S. finally got our stimulus package passed. That should do it, shouldn't it?
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Observation Deck
February 02, 2009
Capital preservation and liquidity provision have always been the central investment objectives for a corporate cash investor.
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Observation Deck
January 02, 2009
Contrary to holiday ads screaming, buy, buy, buy... the current sentiment is clearly bye-bye buy.
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Observation Deck
December 01, 2008
Since at least mid September, all corporate investment options have rightfully received unprecedented investor scrutiny, and corporate debt has been avoided regardless of its underlying credit strength.
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Observation Deck
November 03, 2008
The expression "cash is king" could not be more true than during times of financial distress.
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Observation Deck
October 01, 2008
History is being made before our eyes, we all know that. What we don't know, and certainly wish we did, is how it ends.
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Observation Deck
September 01, 2008
An agent is a person or business that acts on behalf of another entity. In the case of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (let's call them the "the twins" for expediency's sake), that "other entity" is the U.S. government.
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Observation Deck
August 01, 2008
What's a broker to do? Faced with zero client appetite for their high-payout products such as mortgage backed and auction rate securities, the broker business suddenly isn't what it used to be.
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Observation Deck
July 01, 2008
The financial market events since last summer have raised the question "What's the next shoe to drop?"
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