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Category Archives: ETC

London London! The land of intrigue and discretionary policy and an unfolding Liborgate

Succession at Barclays’ The new regulatory and supervisory frameork faces its first tests in London this year as BoE eases Barclays into choosing its new chairman. Apparently in the new … Continue reading

July 22, 2012

US Economy : The almost failed US Treasury Auctions (10 yr, 30 yr)

It might sound a little uncharitable to economists and the team at, but the book of revelation probably does not call for an apocalypse, we have called for, in … Continue reading

January 13, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Euro Bonds are finally here | Advantage zyaada

After 10 years of the common currency the 15 nations and the 11 peripherals can finally get down to selling out allt he miniscule national debt and buy the EC … Continue reading

December 6, 2010

Going on with ETFs and Ethics | Advantage zyaada

Emerging markets are not the only hot topic in investment markets this year, a new index being born for Church Stocks as well ( se today’s emerging market report as … Continue reading

May 1, 2010

We’re back for a pun | Advantage zyaada

Well, we told you despite falling rankings we won’t be posting new this week, leaving you with a lot of research on current work at or our new O’nomics … Continue reading

December 29, 2009

Russian Banks get into the act

Russians step in a big way to track out of the current depression probably emboldened by their presence on social media like facebook and social gaming. In a bid to … Continue reading

December 24, 2009

Instructing the infrastructure dollar to get jobs | O’nomics (

This article at our US blog might work for a lot of governments around the world, in (One) Knowing where the money is being spent (Two) Doing your home work … Continue reading

December 19, 2009 · 1 Comment

After AOL Warner, the new megalith?

Can conventional media survive yet? The proposed $30-billion transaction is the fruition of a longtime ambition by Comcast’s 50-year-old chief executive, Brian Roberts, to recast his family-controlled Philadelphia company into … Continue reading

December 4, 2009

Indian Market Tweets from Friday | zyaada

From Dow up more than 50 points as U.S. stocks open Frida.. :ask us to analyse 24 minutes ago from twitterfeed Valuations too high about 1 hour … Continue reading

September 18, 2009 · 1 Comment

Beating the recession by just toppling your apple cart

The New York Life Insurance Company, 9th till last year, jumped to No. 2 in market share behind Metlife with a near 6% market share in Life taking a leaf … Continue reading

August 26, 2009 · 3 Comments