Monthly Archives: December 2006

Mezzanine Finance (a 2002 publication by Fleet)

Mezzanine Finance: Closing The Gap Between Debt And Equity October 2002 This article was published prior to the 2004 merger of FleetBoston and Bank of America. Existing lines of credit have been reduced. New loans from traditional lenders are harder … Continue reading

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Bloomberg’s Mark Gilbert on Outsourcing in the Investment Industry

The Next Job Outsourced to India Could Be Yours By Mark Gilbert Link to the original article Oct. 26 (Bloomberg) — “We Think, They Sweat,” wrote author and former hedge-fund manager Andy Kessler in an article on Asian manufacturing and … Continue reading

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Finance and inspiration

A question from Yahoo! Answers: Does finance offer any inspiration or enlightenment in our life? Of course it does. For example, we intuitively like the freedom to choose. We feel it is valuable, but how valuable exactly? This was uncertain … Continue reading

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What is Goth?

A question from Yahoo! Answers: What is Goth? I wanna know what goth is. I am goth, and has no clue what it is. I wish I did. . . The Goths were an East Germanic tribe who are believed … Continue reading

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Globalization at a point of no return?

A question from Yahoo! Answers: With globalization at a point of no return what is the future for US workers? Lets face it -you gotta export to sell our goods and services to the countries selling us most of what … Continue reading

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Income gap: international comparisons?

A question from Yahoo! Answers: What are the top 10 countries in the world that have widest income gap (income inequality)? Income equality is like mission impossible for every country, developped or underdevelopped…we consider a country’s economic policy effective if … Continue reading

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If the dollar crashes…

A question from Yahoo! Answers: If the dollar crashes, as Warren Buffet thinks it will, What effect will it have on the poor and middle class? Next to none. It crashed in 1985-87, remember? And very few people even noticed… … Continue reading

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A debate on outsourcing

A question from Yahoo! Answers: Have debate, need help. outsourcing.? I have a debate this Thursday on outsourcing. I am on the team that is opposed to it. i need help. give me reasons that we should not outsource. the … Continue reading

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Delivery terms

A question from Yahoo! Answers: Help please!!!? I work for a manufacture company. We make presses. China is interested in buying 160 presses from us. We are located near a harbor where they will be ship does any one know … Continue reading

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Engineering human beings?

A question from Yahoo! Answers: Human Engineering? As the future grows humans become more and more artificial and by which teh book Halo explains detailed, Will the government be allowed to secretly grow and test humans that they clone? I … Continue reading

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