It isn’t a Lehman Moment . . .
• If people are calling it one.
• Unless somewhere in Germany there is a Landesbank up to its neck in trouble.
• If the endangered firm has a friend in its hour of need.
• if the CEO isn’t issuing denials and reassurances, or blaming speculators.
• if it doesn’t contaminate an entire industry.
He concludes that “So far, Lehman is still in a class of its own” — and I agree.
Go read the entire column here.