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May 1, 2002
---CIT Al Gamper is a “Straight Shooter.”
   Fitch Affirms CIT At 'A-'; Rating Watch At Negative
     Stocks drop Wednesday on weak economic data
       Commercial Money Center Up-Date
         The Funding Tree Up-Date
           Trevor-Hocksmith-Hocksmith Form Sterling Financial Group
              Wednesday--- Odds and Ends
                Steepest Decline in Business Loans in 30 Years


May 2, 2002---
Greater Bay Bancorp Appoints Susan Black Prez. Community Banking                  
  --One World Leasing-----Leasing Co-Op Up-Date
    Uncertainty in U.S.Economy Fails to Dampen Home Buyer’s Vigor
      Leasing News Classified Ads
        CMC Address-Telephone Number
         AOL Chooses GoogleXerox Comments On Ratings Action by Moody's

May 3, 2002---Commercial Money Center Telephone Numbers
    Jobless Rates Rise to 6% Nationwide
       View CEO Paychecks at Forbes Magazine Ratings
         Rates for 30-year and 15-year mortgages dip to six-month lows
               U.S. Could Face Debt Crunch on June 28
                  Intern Program for Your Company
         Milestone Capital  to Acquire Capital Financial Resources, Ltd.
           Sunrise Int./ Electronics  Form  Central/South America Leasing Partnership
                ePlus Man Paul Brockmann Joins LFC Capital
         Special:
            CareerBuilder Survey Also Finds That 38 Percent Misrepresent Qualifications

May 6, 2002---Las Vegas EAEL/UAEL Conference---Steve Geller
              Bob Rodi Report on the Las Vegas Conference
                        Mission Accomplished---Reitman Brings “Archie” Home
                         This Week ---May 6-10
                         Duane Russell Experience at the Commercial Money Center
                            Ron Caruso on the Leasing Industry—Profound and Current Comments
             Only time will solve bad reports on credit---Ann Perry
                     Streamlined Sales Tax Update - NCSL Task Force Meets

May 7, 2002---Gold prices exceed $310 and stay there
        Fed Expected to Keep Rates Low
          Milestone Cap Acquire  Capital Financial Resources
            CIT Tyco IPO Continues to Get Bad Press
                Goldman  Sachs to Market the CIT IPO
        FleetBoston to Pay $2.4 Million in Bankvest Bankruptcy Ruling
            ( Hello, John Colton!!! )
            Tuesday---Odds and Ends
                   IKON's Captive Leasing Arm, Private Placement of $250 Million
             ( yes, they are hiring! )
                   ePlus Network  Center Delivers Secure Network Managed Services
                     Fitch To Release Finance, Leasing & Credit Card Company Annual
                   Special:
            Tax Receipts--- As paper piles up, which do you keep?

May 8, 2002---Merrill Lynch Enters the Internet Fray
CIT Offering of $1.07 Billion Lease Security
  Post office to cut 8,000 more workers, still faces major deficit
    Survey Finds Majority  Small Biz Still Chose Choose Equip. Leasing 
     U.S. Internet Traffic Experiences Annual Growth100%,  Just 17% Revenue Growth
     CapitalStream Selects TIBCO Software
       Fed policies help soften blow of recession
         Actual Federal Reserve Press Release
            Office vacancy climbs to 19% in SF Bay Area
               Consumer Credit Grew $4.6B in March
                  Wednesday ------ Odds and Ends
                    Zagat restaurant surveys go online

May 9, 2002---Bancorp Group To Sell $16 Million Portfolio
  Thursday---Odds and Ends
     (1Lease-John Kruse- Martin J. Barteske
             Recession Not Over-Zagat On Line-
               Crabfeast   June 11—“Archie”-MAEL Golf)
    Weak Labor Market Continues to Drive Expansion Down
           Odessa Technologies  LeaseWave at NCMIC
           Vendor Financing Conference,Chicago This Fall
                  IOS Capital, IKON'S Captive Leasing
                     Study: Air Force Lease Plan Costly
          House panel answers Amtrak's pleas for $1.2 billion to avoid route cuts
             Good News !!!! Coke debuts new vanilla flavor at Connecticut cafe

May 10, 2002---The Leasing Rag----MSM Capital Photo
  Credit Scoring---from our leader Bob Rodi
    Another Wow!!! about LincCapital
        Top Leasing Technology
         Sunrise International Leasing Corp. #1 and #2;
               (Their Press Release)
PDS Gaming Announces Renewal of $3.5 Million Line of Credit
  Leasing Industry Pleads Its Case To FASB
      Comdisco Accepts $1 Million Settlement From CIT
            AOL Bonds Reduced to Just Above Junk

May 13, 2002---MSM Capital Sign
                            McCue Number #1
                                Credit Scoring
                                    Parker Leasing
                                      Hoax Making the Rounds
                                         CIT Public Relations
                       CIT Arranges $340 Million Sale/Leaseback Financing For PG&E                            National Energy Group  ( Parent is in bankruptcy, plus has many local and                                            state lawsuits in CA)
                                    Unemployment Trend Not Equal in US                                                  Winners, Losers, and Liars
                                     As Salary Grows, So Does a Gender Gap
                                        Willis Lease Finance 1st Q Profits Total $1 Million                           PDS Gaming 1st Quarter $3.9 Million Loss
                 Pitney Bowes Global Credit Services Selects Cyence

May 14, 2002---GE Capital Expects To Issue Up To $70 Billion In New Debt
   BancPartners Texas Office
       David Mayer Monthly News Letter
         Bridge Transport Complaint
           CIT---Where are You?
             Parker Leasing
               McCue Correction
         Leasing Rules for Phone Start-Ups Are Upheld
           Retail sales up 1.2 percent in April, best showing in six months     
          Tech Data U.S/American Express  New Leasing Program for Technology Resellers
            DVI Reports QIII Net Loss of $9.2 Million
    

May 15, 2002---GE Capital: Still the Champ in Making Money
     Parker Leasing Tae Kwon Do
       PSC Adds Richard Field to Board of Directors
         PDS Gaming Completion  $3.3M Native American Credit Facility
            InfoLease: Int. Decision Systems/Premier Lease/Loan
                 S.F., San Jose lose stature as business-friendly cities
                    When bigger isn't better re: Bank Stock
 

May 16, 2002---Tyco/CIT Growth
      AmX Welcomes Employees to Hq
       Tech Data/Amx Leasing
          It’s Official—ASC
             eLNA event—Sell-Out Each Year
     Remember When: 9/25/01 ELA Press Release

May 17, 2002---New IBM Chief Confirms Layoffs  
    Tyco says comfortable with estimates, cash situation
         Tyco plans to pay off $10 billion in debt
                Personal Bankruptcy Filings Up 15.2 Percent
                       Comdisco Chapter 11 plan, disclosure filed with SEC
                          6 Ex-Employees Win Judgment Against MSM Capital
                                 Mortgage rates move higher this week
     Teamsters push UPS on contract, Union to Hold Strike Vote
        AOL Time Warner Execs Admit Missteps—Big Time
          At AOL, Parting Without the Sweet Sorrow
           Fitch Rates $1.07B CIT Equipment Collateral 2002-VT1
                   Congress Must Act Now to Keep Banks Out of Real Estate
                       Dell Profit Exceeds Firm's Forecast
 Sunrise International Leasing  Reports Strong 1st Q 2002 Results
   U.S. Economy: Production Rises; Core Inflation Tame
       Comdisco Fiscal2nd Q and Six Month Financial Results

May 20, 2002---Tyco Affirms Forecasts, Expects CIT Spin-off or Sale in Less than 45 Days
  Lessors Network Establishes Newswire For Equipment Leasing Industry        
      Executive Solutions for Leasing and Finance to Expand
         Malloy and Associates/MonitorDaily Complaint
             Ron Caruso Food for Thought
               The Week Ahead May 20-26, 2002
                      Monday---Odds and Ends
                        eLessors August Conference Agenda
         Hal Horowitz Remembers Jim Merrilees at Golf
         Group details plan for bringing pro football back to L.A.
                   Vision FinancialPromotes Kimberly S. Smith to Chief Financial Officer
              Goodbye “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”

May 21, 2002---U.S. leading economic indicators drop in April
  Tyco Rises 5.8% on Optimism About Plans for CIT Unit
    Oracle Enters Leasing Fray with Lease Management Software
      Leasing Group  Announces Strategic Financing Solutions with Ask Jeeves
               International Decision Systems Makes Major Move
                      Johnnie Johnson, CLP, in Kuwait
              Readers Agree on Caruso and “The Graying of the Leasing Industry.”
    MonitorDaily Complaint Reaction
        Heritage Funding, Overland Park, Kansas
               Webster Agrees to Acquire Asset-Based Lending/Leasing Business
                  Court Approves Kellstrom Industries Asset Sale
                          LA. Secession Crucial Vote Tomorrow
                               California home prices hit new peak in April

May 22, 2002---Merrill Lynch to Pay $100 Million “Chump Change” to Settle Analyst Charges
 U.S. Stocks Fall on Concern Profit Rebound Will Disappoint
  Fed's Olson: Banking Industry Is Sound but “Wobbly”
    Despite a Year of Upheavals, Economic Optimism Is High?
      Saks Reports $25.4 Million Quarterly Loss
      Perelman Sells Stake in Golden State Bank
             (California Thrift ) to Citigroup For $5.8 Billion             
                UPS workers approve strike (sell UPS Leasing?)
                  Six arrested over 'Nigerian e-mail' fraud
                   IKON Prices $635 Million Securitization
   The Monitor Broadcasts Daily Interest Rate Updates
            Make it Happen--- Phil Lieber
            Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation
                UAEL Special Early Early Bird Discount
                   Larkin Named President of AMI Leasing                    
                                William J. Bridget--Obituary

May 23, 2002---Commercial Money Center, Las Vegas---Up-Date
   Banks report big increase in bad loans, foreclosures
    eLessors Opens Events Page---with Discounts
      Treasury official calls threat of terrorist attack an 'economic wild card'                 
         Fraud Software Shared with Law Enforcement
              MSM Capital—Bulletin Board Complaints
              S&P Asgns Rtg to Central Leasing's  Japanese ABS
                 Dell’s Latest Program for Consumers/Business
                   Former Financier Pleads Guilty---Vatican Involved?
                        Netscape—Solves Glitch, Goes for the Gusto

May 24, 2002---Rates on 30-year and 15-year mortgages drop this week
   LeaseWizard Rolls Out 50-State Live Lease Quotes
      MAEL Golf Tournament- Last Monday, Chicago
       Payments/Information re: Commercial Money Center
             Friday----Odds and Ends
               The Trend Today for Leasing/Leasing Associations Beware
                      Equipment Leasing Association June Events
                         United Association of Equipment Leasing Events
                            Los Angeles to Break-Up—On November Ballot
                                Stan Evans to Join Legal Solutions

          Automotive Lease Guide (ALG) and Edmunds.com Collaborate to Provide Consumers Lease           Versus Buy' Decision Tools (equipment, too)

May 28, 2002---Leasing News Classified Job Wanted Survey
  Siska Named Chicago Chapter Prez of National Funding Assoc.
    US Bancorp Commercial Money Center Portfolio Announcement
           MSM Capital Bulletin Board Complaint Reaction
             This Week In Economic Events
              Debbie Monosson Answers Bob Rodi and Others re: Cry for Education

May 29, 2002---CIT Group—The Truth and Nothing But the Truth
  Commercial Money Center Payments
     IKON Completes $300 Million Unsecured Credit Facility
       GE Capital to Sell $6 Billion of Debt Securities
              Leasing News Classified Ads Work
                    Not the Monitor Monthly
                    Community Banks Optimistic/Grant Thornton
                       Netbank Brings Mortgage In House
                        ELFT Conference To Sell Out Early
                           Bye-Bye Brokaw after 2004 Elections
                 Conseco's Wendt Responds to Moody's Downgrade
                   Consumer Expectations Ebb/House Prices Up
                     Existing Homes in California Hit New High
                       Amtrak To Sell Off Its Assets to Survive

May 30, 2002---
FirstLease Acquires Hamilton National Leasing
  CBA Auto Finance Study Shows Shift From Leases to Loans
     Techfi Corp. Announces the Release of Web Office™
         September/2001 Remember When
   Performance Indicators Report Reveals Continued Growth In The Equipment Leasing Industry

May 31, 2002---Last Day---You Can Fax a credit card.
  One Lucky Fellow---Don Klein
     Another Lucky Fellow—Rich Viola
     Continued US jobless claims hit 19-year high
         The Funding Tree—Up-Date
            Gregory A. Smith joins Z Resource Group
Best Equipment Lease Marketing Book Now Available as CD 
 Fed banking regulators put banks on notice about unfair practices law
    Sixteen inventors added to Hall of Fame
         Financial Federal Announces Record Net Earnings


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