Top 10 Quotes of Meredith Whitney

You’re either making money or you’re not. If you’re not making money get out of the business.

Meredith Whitney

You have to know what you own. You have to really do your homework in terms of knowing what supports your bonds.

Meredith Whitney

You can make great money in a utility type of business by borrowing cheaply and lending sensibly but that’s not what’s being done.

Meredith Whitney

There’s not a doubt in my mind that you will see a spate of municipal-bond defaults.

Meredith Whitney

There are great municipal investments out there, but on a blanket basis you have to be really careful about knowing what cash flows are supporting your investments.

Meredith Whitney

The more we can do to address fiscal austerity, the better our markets will do, and there is a real political shift to doing that.

Meredith Whitney

People knew that Murdoch’s media estate in the UK was too powerful and it was doing very unpleasant things.

Meredith Whitney

Municipal debt outstanding doubled in the past 10 years. And in the past 30 years, the U.S. has been in real economic nirvana.

Meredith Whitney

Every day things get better because politicians are addressing the fiscal challenges more aggressively.

Meredith Whitney

At a certain point, you can’t tax people beyond a certain level.

Meredith Whitney