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Cobra Capital
2831 W. 83rd Street
Darien, Illinios 60561
Tel: 630.985.3500
Fax: 630.985.3567
Email: dale@cobrallc.com

News & Articles

July 6, 2016 BizCastHQ Spotlight Video
Kluga on Serving Local Communities
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April 20, 2016 Press Release
Providence Bank Acquires Cobra Capital
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October 28, 2015 Leasing News Article
A Look at Why John Thain is Retiring from CIT
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August 21, 2015 Leasing News Article
Fed asks Cobra for Survey
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August 17, 2015 Leasing News Article
Dale Kluga Sees Alternate Finance Bubble Ahead
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August 17, 2015 Arizona Small Business Association Video
Kluga on Small Business Bank Loans and Access to Capital
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July 10, 2015 Crains Chicago Business
How to help small businesses create jobs - Break up the big banks>
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October 24, 2012 Bloomberg Radio Interview
Kluga talks with Bloomberg's Kathleen Hayes about the $1 billion fraud complaint filed against Bank of America
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June 25, 2012 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas - Summer Reading List
Kluga Joins TBTF Market Focused Observers (see page 7)
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June 21, 2012 China Cable TV Interview
Kluga Says Big Banks Only Lending 1% to Small Biz
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April 27, 2012 American Banker Article
The Economy Needs a Big-Bank Break-Up
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April 24, 2012 Bloomberg TV Interview
Kluga Says Big Banks Cut Loans to Small Business
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April 13, 2012 Bloomberg Radio Interview
Kluga blasts JPM's high risk investments (before the $2B loss was announced)
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December 2, 2011 Bloomberg Radio Interview
Kluga & Franz Discuss Housing & Small Business Lending Solutions: Audio
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September 13, 2011 Wall Street Journal Opinion
Kluga Explains Why Obama's Jobs Speech Fails to Inspire Hope of Change
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September 9, 2011 Bloomberg Radio Interview
Brusuelas, Zandi, Kluga Discuss American Jobs Act: Audio
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August 30, 2011 Bloomberg Radio Interview
Kluga Discusses Big Bank Toxic Credit Cards for Small Business: Audio
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June 21, 2011 Bloomberg Radio Interview
Franz & Kluga Discuss Bank Lending: Audio
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January 29, 2010 Bloomberg Radio Interview
Kluga's Non-Bank Solution to the Small Business Credit Freeze
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October 27, 2009 Bloomberg TV Interview
Update on Big Bank Credit Freeze on Small Business & Unemployment Effect
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October 21, 2009 Bloomberg Radio Interview Discussion of President's Obama's TARP Funding for Small Banks
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OpEd: The Honey Trap For a New Class of Zombie Bank - October 2009
Kluga shares his opinion of President Obama's Recent Announcement of TARP funding for Small banks
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August 26, 2009 Bloomberg TV Interview
Kluga's Solution to Unlocking the Credit Freeze on Small & Mid-Size Companies
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July 28, 2009 Radio Interview with Bloomberg's Pimm Fox
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Kluga to Geithner: "Show Me The Money" February 2009
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OpEd: Leasing Veteran Kluga Shares Views on Federal Bailout September 2008
Kluga shares his views on the government's $700 billion bailout plan in an appeal to Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson
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Tuppence in U.S. Banking July 2008
Kluga responds to the troubled U.S. Banking system and global credit crisis
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Not Too Big To Fail May 2008
According to Kluga, in this global economy, worldwide help may be the only solution
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Funding in 2007 – Full Retinal Detachment September 2007
A Candid Viewpoint from Dale Kluga of Cobra Capital
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The Invisible Hand – Intellectual Property Branding April 2006
Kluga discusses the Competitive Advantages of IP Branding in the financial services business
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Community Bank Leasing – Emerging Growth Opportunities September 1999
Kluga's comprehensive discussion of providing outsourced leasing services to our nation's Community Banks
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Long Term Capital Management – Short Term Memories December 1998
Kluga discusses the similarities between the failures of LTCM and his former employer, Continental Illinois National Bank
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Lending to Lessors: An Insiders View March 1994
Kluga's leasing company perspective as both a lender and borrower
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