Posted by Larry Doyle on March 3, 2009 2:48 PM |
There are a string of events in the market today that all highlight the need for entities to refinance debt and raise capital. Given the tightness of credit and the onerous terms being exacted within the bond market, many firms are massively capital constrained. These issues are global in nature. From our friends at Bloomberg, I offer the links to a number of these situations. In light of these types of situations, one does not need to be in a hurry to buy stocks. Additionally, given the demands for capital, I still maintain that rates are headed higher.
I will share with you some of the current problem situations getting serious attention: