Category: C.M.O.

C.M.O. 5.5.2010

Credit Market Overview May 5, 2010 On this day in 1862 4,000 troops in the Mexican Army led by General Ignacio Zaragoza beat of force of 8,000 of French Count Charles Latrille’s soldiers at Puebla in Mexico, winning their independence…

C.M.O. 5.4.2010

Credit Market Overview May 4, 2010 Total Vehicle Sales coming in at over 11MM for April marks the 7th straight month above the 10MM mark, the second with an 11 handle and a marked improvement over the 9MM of April…

C.M.O. 5.3.2010

Credit Market Overview May 3, 2010 While the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) and the Term Asset Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF) were designed to alleviate the severe stress in the financial markets as a result of the seven sigma…

C.M.O. 4.30.2010

Credit Market Overview April 30, 2010 When the Morton Salt company came up with the slogan “when it rains, it pours” it was to tout the fact that its “iodized” product did not cake or clump, regardless of the humidity. …

C.M.O. 4.29.2010

Credit Market Overview April 29, 2010 While there were eleven explicatives uttered during the Congressional hearings on Tuesday one might think there were a few more than that spoken (albeit more hushed) around the EU yesterday as S&P, with its…

C.M.O. 4.28.2010

Credit Market Overview April 28, 2010 Eleven explicative’s, admission of regularly placing wagers outside of licensed gaming facilities compounded by a lack of organization including incorrect attributions along with the fabrication of e-mails to be “found later” and in a…

C.M.O. 4.27.2010

Credit Market Overview April 27, 2010 If you have ever begun to slip while going down a set of steps or missed a step on your way up and saved yourself from a very serious fall by a quick and…

C.M.O. 4.26.2010

Credit Market Overview April 26, 2010 Much of what has been written recently regarding China has been headlined by Yuan worries.  The amount of effort spent in getting those that steer the Middle Kingdom to revalue the renminbi is at…

C.M.O. 4.23.2010

Credit Market Overview April 23, 2010 Oscar Wilde wrote in his essay The Decay of Lying in 1889 that “Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates life”.  To the extent that we consider those things on the small screen…

C.M.O. 4.22.2010

Credit Market Overview April 22, 2010 One of the benefits of the latest media frenzy surrounding Goldman Sachs (GS) is that it is providing cover for all of the other poor unfortunates that would be the subject of endless hours…