Written each week by Lou Barnes in Boulder, CO. Inconsistently available online. Reprinted with permission. Lou typically provides background and context to what's happening in the credit/bond world along with commentary on topical events that some readers appreciate.
My apologies for the delay, but our email send system had some technical difficulties last week. Please see below for what you should have received on Friday afternoon.
Some good news! The longstanding monthly survey by the small-business association NFIB in August found remarkable recovery in both morale and operations: