Meredith Whitney an optimist? She still sees a strong likelihood of muni bond defaults and...

|By:, SA News Editor
Meredith Whitney an optimist? She still sees a strong likelihood of muni bond defaults and another 10% drop in housing prices, but calls the U.S. economy “dynamic and strong” and predicts a group of states in the heartland - Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Texas - will benefit from higher oil prices and generate an "emerging markets of the U.S." growth story.