Category: IUHF

IUHF: the world watches Washington

7 October, 2008 (08:08) | Capital markets, Conferences, Global news, IUHF, Subprime, US News |

“Yawning is contagious,” I told the International Union of Housing Finance (IUHF) audience.  “Sneezing is contagious.  As we saw last night at the boma dinner, dancing is contagious.”  Small chuckles.  “Drinking is contagious.”  Larger chuckles.  “Risk-taking is very contagious.  And for a decade or so, the world has been drunk with risk-taking, and become de-sensitized to […]