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October 1, 2002---Money Supply Exceeds Demand
    Port Standoff Could Lead to Crisis
     30% Special Depreciation Allowance (Lessors,too)
      Fitch: Asset Backed Securities (Leasing) Displays Resiliency
              ---- But Uncertainty Lingers
        Business as Usual?
          Financial Federal Announces Record Net Earnings
           Universal Express (Leasing) Announces 2002 Financial Results
             News Briefs---
             Is Martz in over his head?-St.Louis Post-Dispatch

October 2, 2002---Stocks close at 19-year low in Tokyo
        Parent of Matsco, Greater Bay Bank Takes Hit
           International Decision Systems' Makes Pre-tax InfoAnalysis Software
              --Free Download--
             ELA San Francisco Conference  October 3 Deadline
              UAEL Conf. Welcomes Day Passes and Walk-Ins
               Leasing News--Two Workshops at UAEL Conference
                United Capital Portfolio Info Request
        West Coast Port Lock Out-- Plain Clothes Guards with Automatic Weapons
          Comdisco Makes Initial Distribution to Stakeholders
            MTI Technology Partners with Canopy Capital
            MicroBilt / MicroMerge, New Merged Credit Report Now Available
       Leasing Information Website
                  Michael T. Masin Named Vice Chairman/COO of Citigroup
                   Mohammad  A. Rahim Mohammad Seeks Leasing Club

October 3, 2002---New---"Equipment Leasing Association Serving Women."
  Guardian Financial President Wants His Pardon Back
   The Funding Tree Now Located in Nevada   
       Port Lockout Takes Toll on Truckers
        Industry Asks Bush to End Port Shutdown; Talks Resuming
       Hurricane Lilli a "5"?--Navy Takes to Sea
            3 Fed Officials Say Rates Are Low Enough
              Econocom Group Acquires Existing Shares of Comdisco France
    Auto Leasing Volume Drops 40%(Association of Consumer Vehicle Lessors)
      Ingram Micro selects Alliance Financing for Canada Development
        Kentucky wineries given formula for winning customers
         Back on Line (except to those using PacBell and a few others)

October 4, 2002---Picture from the Past—Jim Swander, CLP
           Classified Ads—Help Wanted
               Microsoft Enters Leasing Fray    by Christopher Menkin
                       Kuwait Leasing Club NOT a joke
                          Mortgage Rates edge higher this week
   Sorry Virginia! Santa Claus got held up by the West Coast ports
   History of West Coast Port Strikes---from Seattle History Link
      Former millionaire (leasing executive) could be deported over tax conviction
            Equipment Leasing Association Newsletter Highlights
              Conseco's Troubles Outlast Reign of a Would-Be Savior
                Majority of PayPal shareholders approve eBay merger
                         Latest Economic Wrap-Up
                            Fans should give credit to Mariucci?  

October 7, 2002---Picture from the Past—Kit Menkin/Jim Kalinski
           Classified Ads—Jobs Wanted
              The Week's Economic Events
    Microsoft Capital Up-date
     UAEL Elects First Female President
      Commercial Money Center Last Day for Credit Filing
       Growing losses cause anxiety for truckers idling at ports
         Port dispute turns on technology--S.F.Chronicle
          ELA Conference Starts This Sunday-Over 1,000 registered
           Key Equipment Finance Lease Advisory Services
             Monday--Odds and Ends
              Universal Express -USXP- To Acquire ATM Paycard LLC
                 **Lipton's Ten Questions

October 8, 2002---Picture from the Past—Victor Harris, Esq.
 Classified Ads—Jobs Wanted
  CORRECTION: Commercial Money Center Deadline
  "Boom Boom"  Umbrage
    Leasing Industry Application Approval Rate Increases
       Semiconductor Industry Leasing Trends--ELFF Study
        Late Registration Procedure ELA S.F. Conference
          White House moves toward intervention in port dispute
           "Mood is Determination"  Bustin Economic Report
             BiT  Web Group Joins ELA
               UAEL San Diego Conference--additional reports
                 American Bank Announces the Opening of a Leasing Division
                  Technology Stocks in Silicon Valley-Ron Bannerman
                    Symbol Tech Chooses Key Equipment Finance

   Special: Streamline Sales Tax Conference
               by Dennis Brown, Equipment Leasing Association

October 9, 2002---Picture from the Past—Mary Jane Lindholm
  Survey Finds Loan Losses Rose Sharply
    Growth in Borrowing Slowed in August   
      OneWorld Leasing Co-Op 100 Days of Progress
        Johnnie Johnson, CLP, from Kuwait
         Congratulations to Bette Kerhoulas
           Windows/NET Magazine Results Industry Trends Leasing/Purchasing
              Microsoft unveiling new business software to manage array of data

October 11, 2002---Picture from the Past—Lenna Currie
    GSC Capital, LLC, Santa Ana, California Closed
      CapitalStream/WiredCapital Cuts 23 Employees
        eMarket Capital Becomes Captive Capital Corp.
The MMIC Group Expands Leasing Services To Physicians and Hospitals
    Orix Don Cox Gone
       CIT Group---Long Term Investors Like This  Company
           Is Fleet Beat?----U.S. Banker
             Small Business Banking Goes Global--Fin.Inst.Consultants
               ELA Columbus Day San Francisco Conference
                  Business Leasing News Latest Edition
                      Shoppers Take Holiday--NY Times

October 14, 2002---Pictures from the Past—1986—Order of the WAEL
       CapitalStream-WiredCapital Correction
          This Week's Economic Developments
             Leasecomm Goes Down---CEO Sells $500,000 Stock Before the News
   ----Brokers, Vendors, Lessees Left Holding the Bag---Again!!!
            Ex-GSC Capital Officers form Golden State Capital
              Captive Capital Names Copelco Founder Berg to its Board
               McCue Systems announces Oracle support for LeasePak
                 Despite fall, Comerica unlikely takeover target
                   GE Commercial Finance assets grew 34% from the prior-year

October 15, 2002--- Pictures from the Past---Ron Wagner, 1986
    ELA Conference Report--Jeff Taylor, correspondent
     Fitch Still Negative on Commercial Finance and Leasing
      "Not us," says GSC Capital/Vanguard Capital Partners
        Venture capital losses are worsening
         Fisher says "Boom Boom" was a "Compliment"

            International Decision Systems New Speed
     ePlus Named One of Virginia's Fastest Growing Technology
      First American Finance Makes Inc. 500 List Second Time
         AOL Version 8.0---Crashes
          Opera Software announces full-screen browser for mobile phones
           Machine Tool Demand Down 24.7 Percent
             News Briefs----
     From near and far, Cardinals fans turned out to give support 

October 16, 2002---Pictures from the Past---Jon “Baby face” Haas, CLP
   Alert--- OFC Capital, Roswell, Georgia
    ELA S.F. Conference report--Jeffrey Taylor
     Taycor Financial One of Top Five in State
       California has 58 of nation's fastest-growing companies
        Consumer Spending Boosts Profits at Major Banks
          Rates rise in Treasury bill auction
           Truckers, others ensnarled in port mess
     AmSouth Reports Third Quarter Earnings Per Share Up 16.2 Percent
       NetSol Technologies, Inc. Reports Fiscal Year 2002 Results
        Wells Fargo Reports Record Quarterly Earnings Per Share of $.84
         Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner Licenses RainMaker's Business Intelligence Suite

October 17, 2002---Pictures from the Past--Ted Pritchard, CLP
   Sunrise Int.
Strong 3/4 Results
      MAEL Conference----November 7th
         NAELB Conference--November 9-10th
            AGL&F Conference-November 20-22
               Amtrak Proposed Trust Fund for Survival
            Be Careful Out There—Mortgage Rates Declines
         Transition of Colonial Pacific Leasing Accounts Cedar Rapids, IA
      New layoffs loom; eyes on Sun, AMD
   Judge extends cooling-off period; shipping lines seek relief
Cat Financial Reports QIII Results Down $9M

October 18, 2002---Pictures from the Past--Jim Merrilees, 1993
   Jobless Claims Rise in Latest Week
      Textron plans to cut 2,000 more jobs
         CIT Refinances $3.7 Billion Bank Facility
            Fleet profit off 24% in quarter
               Bank of West in Talks to Purchase Trinity Capital?
                 Housing Starts Up to 16-Year High in September
            Impact of fading tourism on 10 major metro areas
         Dell regains lead in global computer sales from HP
      Microsoft Reaps Licensing Policy Bounty
   80 days for ports to cool off
Friday---Odds and Ends

Special---- Global DBM Study
Finds Financial Sector Job Seekers' Skills and Success Highly Transferable

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October 21, 2002 --- Pictures from the Past--WAEL 1993 Golf Champs
    Correction: LeaseNow not NowLease
        Alert--- Total Control Trucking,Tucker,GA
        and Cahaba Business Systems,Atlanta,GA
            This Weeks Economic Events
                Microfinancial ( Leasecomm) Goes Around
            Trinity Capital sold to Bank of the West
        Phoenix, Arizona Internet Marketing for the Leasing Pro
    HPSC Expands MBIA Facility by $65 Million
Silicon Valley-watchers see rebound late in decade


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October 22, 2002 --- Pictures from the Past--Jim Lahti,CLP,1994
  T-Bill Rates rise in latest auction
    Jerry Newell: Trinity Capital $180M R+ $900M Management
      Caterpillar 3rd Quarter 2002 Earnings
        Tuesday---Odds and Ends
          AGL&F Annual Conference---November 20-22
            CBIZ Property Tax Solutions and Tax Partners Form Marketing Alliance
          Employees to get 30-day notice of 401(k) lockout periods
        Father of 401(k) takes pride despite account's flaws
      Phone bills going up----Long-distance firms try to recoup losses
    Staying on Top of Rate Change
  World Series TV Ratings Down
News Briefs--- -
Despite loss, New England Revolution won hearts

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October 23, 2002 --- Pictures From the Past---Jim Lahti becomes a CLP
  Peachtree City Construction, Inc---Alert Reaction
    It's Official!!!---Mogilski, Sillas, Taylor-New CLP's
      Former GE Capital Vice President Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading
        Attack On Internet Called Largest Ever
          Leading economic index off in September
            Irwin Financial Announces Third Quarter Decline in Earnings
              A Business Out of Discounts-Co-Ops--Leasing, too
            New President at CapitalStream as Leasing News Predicted
          Santa Barbara Bank and Trust Leasing Parent is "Hot!"
        OneSource Financial Announces Fiscal Year End Results
      Microfinancial/Centerpoint? Can You Tell The Difference?
    Will You Be Ready When the Leasing Market Takes Off?
  Six tips given by America Online's safety ''buddy''
MB Financial, Inc. Reports 58% Increase in Third Quarter Net Income

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October 24, 2002 --- Pictures from the Past---1994, Bill Graneri
  Correction: WAELOPLY LAHTI
    Fed Survey Finds Economy 'Sluggish'
      NetBank Announces Results for Third Quarter 2002
        Cal First Reports 4% Increase in First Quarter EPS
          "'Branding' It Just Goes to Show You."
        Association for Government Financing & Leasing Conference
      Streamline Sales Tax Meeting
      ---Dennis Brown, Equipment Leasing Association
  Postal Service lists recommended dates for sending holiday mail

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October 25, 2002 --- Pictures from the Past---Mary Jane Lindholm at bat
  Alert---Dr. Talat Khan, Mission Hills, California
    IDS Group plc (the 'Company') In Trouble?
      Mortgage Rates Rapid Rise
        Fitch: Rise in Commercial Back Mortgage Securities
          Oh No, Mr. Bill----2002 deficit hits $159 billion
       WAELOPOLY: Ken Greene to the Rescue
     Leasing Education "Boot Camp" for IT Professionals
  "Just the Facts" Jeff Taylor's Latest Newsletter
 eCredit Emphasis on Financial Services
Univeral Express-USXP- Subsidiary to Acquire $10 Million ALS Financial

Special: -Highlights---Equipment Leasing Association Newsletter

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The List to be up-dated Next Week

October 28, 2002 --- Pictures from the Past---Four Scottsdale Golfers
  Jobs Sought: Classified Ads
    The Week's Economic Events
      Asset-Back Securitization: The U.S. Equipment Marketplace
        Extra Day for Registration for Leasing News Readers
          VC funding drops to four-year low
        Fitch Places Sky Financial Group on Rating Watch Neg
     Blame the souring economy: Easy credit is hard to come by
  Backlog at West Coast ports has retailers fearing the worst
 U.S. Attorney Carol Lam targets terrorism, business crimes
Streamlined Sales Tax Update - Revised Interstate Agreement

Leasing News Classified Ads Change-End of this Month

Help Wanted Advertisers Notified---
two responses:
William J. Barone, Comtech Capital
Gary Saulter, Chase Industries

October 30, 2002 --- Oh-Boy! John Wold--Pictures from the Past Job
  Wanted-Would Like to Buy a Christmas Tree
    On No! Mr. Bill---Interest rates fall on T-bills
      Loans are strong, but market needs discipline--ABSnet
        New York add: at 71.9 Conference Board
           Consumer Confidence at 9-Year Low, a Warning on Economy
        Venture investments fall to 4 1/2-year low
      Surprise-Surprise-Surprise ---CIT Group's Earnings Fall 26%
    Financial Diary and Guide--See how broke you are
  Union Blames Co.'s for Dock Trouble--The Grinch Who Stole Xmas
Wednesday-Odds and Ends
    De Lage Landen Financial Services names Lisa Vandercook Exec.VP
       Neutron Jack seeks new lawyer in divorce action
            (25 goes into 55 more times than 62 goes into 35)
        Publisher's Statement

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October 31, 2002 --- Classified Ads---Job Wanted
  Pictures from the Past: 1991-The Wild Kingdom of SIGs
    Correction: regarding IDS and Summit
      Debra Marshall Joins IDS as Director of Marketing
        Microfinancial 3rd Quarter a net loss of $19.6 million
          Mortgage Demand Plummets
       Key Equipment Finance Names David Angel Sr. V-P
     CapitalStream Corporate Take-Over
   Significant Consolidation Seen in Software Sector Celebrates Two Years of Business
CIT Full Press Release on latest Quarter and Fiscal Year Results
  MAEL Conference----November 7th
    Fed's Largess Boosting Bank Numbers

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