There comes a time in every economic cycle when it is relevant and prudent to review the assets on one's books and determine which assets should stay and which should go. The economy is so turbulent at this time that it is the perfect moment to contemplate the relevance and profitability of various assets to try to remain financially solvent and thriving. Many banks are active in the process of reviewing their books as we speak, and they are surely contemplating the necessity of offloading some of their underperforming assets. Fortunately for the banks, right now is the ideal time to be in the market for selling off certain assets that might be underperforming or otherwise causing a drag on the balance sheet. There is a lot of capital ready to go to work purchasing up some of these less than ideal assets. We want to take a look now at some intricate economic factors at play and how banks can best position themselves going forward. More..