While most relationship-building activity at the recent Arizona conferences centered around client dinners and nights out at Christie's Cabaret, some chose off-the-run activities for bonding. For example, mega-issuer GMAC-RFC and the mortgage-related group from rating agency Moody's Investors Service jumped out of an airplane together.

Following the Friday sessions, at which time most of the conference filed out despite Saturday's half day, Diane Wold and Mark White of GMAC-RFC joined analysts Pramila Gupta and Jay Siegel of Moody's and jumped from over 11,000 feet in the air.

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