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The Looming Recession Will Be Worse Than 2008

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Economic analysts are becoming more…

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A Conspicuous Sign of a Cycle Top

Sep 27, 2000 at 00:00

The credit market continues to demonstrate significant crosscurrents, perhaps driven by stronger than expected economic data and, at the same time, heightened nervousness in the corporate debt market. The implied…

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Mid-Week Analysis

Sep 20, 2000 at 00:00

The semiconductor industry is in a unique position in the business world. The chip business is where Wall Street meets Main Street. While this notion may seem odd as semiconductors…

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Chips and Dips

Sep 13, 2000 at 00:00

Thus far, it is a typically volatile "triple-witch" option-expiration week. The NASDAQ100 traded in a 3% intra-day range Monday and 4% yesterday and today. At the same time, the sellers…

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Mid-Week Analysis

Sep 06, 2000 at 00:00

Storm clouds appear more ominous by the day. Both home and abroad, financial markets are becoming increasingly unsettled and we would argue vulnerable. So far this week, the Dow has…

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There's a New Sheriff Making His Way to Town

Jan 19, 2001 at 00:00

"The modern world, however, boasts of the extent of its manipulation of "credit facilities," and announces that one unit of actual coin or convertible currency can be made to support…

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The Spectacular Rise and Fall of Equity Mae

Jan 12, 2001 at 00:00

Alan Greenspan must be darn pleased with himself. Broad money supply has surged $112 billion in three weeks ($21 billion last week), bank credit has increased $61 billion in three…

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Fifty Basis Points to Sustain the Unsustainable

Jan 05, 2001 at 00:00

The session (House Banking Committee on the LTCM Bailout, October 1, 1998) began with Representative James A. Leach, the Iowa Republican and committee chairman, criticizing hedge funds such as LTCM.…

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'Crisis Management Reliquefication Mode'

Dec 29, 2000 at 00:00

When pondering the possible emotions experienced by Wall Street executives after closing out another tumultuous year, I couldn’t help but remember a Saturday Night Live skit that aired shortly after…

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To the Brink

Dec 22, 2000 at 00:00

It was certainly an active week on the credit front, with disconcerting news from some prominent credit problem children. Clearly, strong evidence abounds as to how rapidly the general environment…

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All Eyes on The Greenback

Dec 15, 2000 at 00:00

A dramatic collapse in interest rates continues, with yields generally dropping to the lowest levels since early 1999. For the week, two-year Treasury yields declined 8 basis points to 5.37%,…