Monday, September 14, 2009

Bianco Interviewed on CNBC Concerning Treasury Secretary Geithner

Insight on Timothy Geithner's view on the markets and economy, with Mark Zandi, Moody's; James Bianco, Bianco Research; Phillip Swagel, Georgetown University; and CNBC's Erin Burnett.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Dan Fuss on Bloomberg Today

Bonds in Demand. The Treasury has sold $88 Billion in 30-Year bonds this year. Bloomberg has a discussion with Loomis Sayles Bond Fund Manager Dan Fuss (Marquette alumnus).

SEC is taking a lot of heat over Madoff -- and for good reason. They blew it!

Bloomberg interview with Sen. Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of Senate Banking Committee. He's not a happy camper.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

How Did Economists Get It So Wrong?

The NY Times ran a piece recently on the financial crisis entitled: "How Did Economists Get It So Wrong?"

The article by Paul Krugman raises some interesting issues, such as "The Great Recession of 2008-09 was the result not only of lax regulation in Washington and reckless risk-taking on Wall Street but also of faulty theorizing in academia." Good reading - worth discussing with your professors and peers.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

First AIM Equity Presentations of the Fall Semester on Wednesday, September 9

The First AIM equity presentations are on 9/9/09 at 5 pm in the AIM Room. You can also view the meeting on 'Live Meeting.' To get the write-ups, go to:

The meeting will begin at 5 pm in the AIM Research Room (4th floor of the College of Business Administration, Straz Hall). The meeting will also be broadcast live via “Live Meeting.”

The attached link contains 10 equity recommendations. Each student will spend about 5-7 minutes presenting their formal recommendation before their peers and a group of investment professionals – which is then followed by about 8-10 minutes of questions and answers.