Observation Deck

 

Observation Deck
July 01, 2009
Late last year, the Federal Open Market Committee cut the target Federal Funds rate to a range of between 0 - 0.25 percent, in an effort to stimulate the economy.
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Observation Deck
June 01, 2009
On May 7, 2009, the Federal Reserve released the results of its "stress test" on the 19 largest U.S. banks.
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Observation Deck
May 01, 2009
Believe it or not, the yield curve is looking like its old normal self again; that is if you can overlook the near-zero-yielding portion of the curve.
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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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