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Bear Stearns Credit Conference

19 May 2005

At least 2,000 people attended Bear Stearns' 14th annual global credit conference last week at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York.

At least 2,000 people attendedBear Stearns' 14th annual global credit conference last week at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York. The deepening troubles at auto giantsGeneral MotorsandFord Motor Co. and their effect on the credit markets as a whole dominated the hallway chatter. ReporterCaroline Salasand Managing EditorScott Goodwinfiled these stories.

>> Moody's Will Wait Until Fall To Cut GM, Ford

>> U.S. CDO Mart Trends Toward Synthetics

>> Even Wider High-Yield Spreads Seen Ahead

>> Bear Recommends Stockpiling Cash

>> Acceptance Of First-Time Managers Raises Key-Man Risk

>> Fears Of Equity-Friendly Acts Persist

>> Seen 'N Heard

19 May 2005