Sandy Leeds, CFA is a Distinguished Senior Lecturer at The University of Texas at Austin. He teaches graduate level classes in the MBA program and also serves as President of The MBA Investment Fund, L.L.C. Prior to teaching, he had careers as a lawyer and a money manager. He did his undergraduate work at The University of Alabama and also has a law degree from The University of Virginia and an MBA from the University of Texas. At UT, he has received many teaching awards, including Outstanding Professor in the MBA Program. He is married and has three children.
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Finance maestro Sandy Leeds explains what goes wrong when a handful of US banks get too big for their britches.
As 2012 ticks down to its final days, it’s not just buffs of the Mayan calendar who fear the end of the world as we know it. Assuming doomsday does not arrive Dec. 21, the nation could face another apocalyptic scenario just 11 days later. Some economists call it Taxmageddon and others the Fiscal Cliff — a half-trillion-dollar smorgasbord of expiring tax cuts, along with benefit and budget cuts, that start kicking in on New Year’s Day. They warn it could topple the U.S. economy back into recession.