Class Topics Found In Wsj

articles in the Wall Street Journal related to class material

Source: The Wall Street Journal online - http://online.wsj.com/article/SB119557390558299268.html

LIBOR Raised in Added Sign of Strain

This article discusses how the banks raiseD LIBOR to 5% from 4.87%. Article says that this raise means that banks as a whole are more cautious of lending to one another.

Source: The Wall Street Journal online - http://online.wsj.com/article/SB119585897006002464.html

Hedge Funds Leveraging the Numbers

Article discusses how hedge fund managers are including money that was borrowed within their reported assets to make them look larger/more attractive.