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Category Archives: European Sovereign Debt crisis

Preview : Bank Results Season First Quarter 2014 : JPM and GS scrape by in the IPO rush

Courtesy: markets.ft.com Most banks fail to get advisory income into the house       JPM and GS scrape by in the IPO rush   The M&A pie is still … Continue reading

April 4, 2014

It’s Monday Again: Belfort on Wall Street, FOMC week, Dow starts up 180 points (The Week Ahead December 16 – 20, 2013 :US Economy & Markets)

The IPO hits, the Buybacks, Can Deals make it in 2013 too 2013 was the biggest for IPOs in recent history with a late coming in the fourth quarter, and … Continue reading

December 16, 2013

The Mid-week Trading update: No #JobsFriday, No #TwitterIPO, You and I might know the Euro is not the next Reserve currency for anyone..(US:TWTR, $TWTR, US:GS, US:JPM, $XRH)

But then, remember it is a slow week and Twitter filing public IPO documents also means less for them as the shutdown continues, but then back on the topic we … Continue reading

October 4, 2013

It’s Monday Again: 2 days and counting, Larry Summers gets it, Yellen Effect gets it Dollars get sold again (The week ahead: September 16 -20, 2013: US Economy & Markets)

A small respite as the Dollar moved to the very bottom of its range globally will also be a lot of good news for Americans itself despite the incident at … Continue reading

September 16, 2013

The Mid Week Trading Update: 6 days and counting, Wall Street nudges down Dell worth $25 Bln to Dell and that Apple blowback

Those attending the Cuertino CA announcement on Tuesday did not perhaps realise that the plasticised 5c series from Apple was still worth $650 (India) and almost $750(China) unlocked , as … Continue reading

September 12, 2013

Bubblecious Global Markets worried by China skinny dipping again? | Advantage China

CCB in the market with a $15B shopping Bag Dealmakers are happy of course and US bank stocks jumped 3-5% on yesterday’s news that China’s no. 3 by assets and … Continue reading

September 17, 2012

The Euro comes home (2012): How the Finns plan to influence the ennobled world!

The Swedes of course sweeten the pot for Economics and Life Sciences, Research in Physics and Chemistry and even subjects like Peace to bring their unique brand of influence on … Continue reading

September 10, 2012

US Morning Report: The Pound winds down, Stanchart pays with $15B in Market Cap and Facebook gets ready for extreme supply

The Pound Sterling fell to more comfortable levels in Asia and for once London did not have to go against the grain of the trade in the pre US open … Continue reading

August 7, 2012

US Morning Report: Draghi says to take the high road, honey!

Here’s what happened. Someone punched in call credentials on a Conference Call to promise only those who take the high road will survive. Corny meatballs which dish out platitudes like, … Continue reading

August 2, 2012

Global Mid-Day Report: Not much calm Before the Storm

To set the morning in context, PMIs at Spain and Italy dropped as PMIs at UK, France and Germany hit a new low at near 45 in all three Continental … Continue reading

August 1, 2012

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