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More on CLOs and CDSs

Today’s NY Times column by Floyd Norris reflects concerns regarding collateralized loan obligations (CLOs) and credit default swaps (CDSs) similar to those in last week’s postings here (below). The evaporation of the CLO market has substantially reduced the demand for … Continue reading

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Collateralized Loan Obligations (“CLOs”) – The Other Shoe Dropping?

The problems with collateralized debt obligations (“CDOs”) – securities that are linked to the ongoing subprime mortgage implosion – have (appropriately) generated substantial media coverage and (also appropriately) caused a long overdue reevaluation of risk pricing in the credit markets. … Continue reading

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