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Category Archives: Meltdown

Flash Crash Panel tries a few technical back stops | Advantage zyaada

In an utter lack of creativity and the continued unsigned big letters advertising for ” We don’t verify much, we just do it” the Flash Crash Panel including one lady … Continue reading

February 19, 2011 · 1 Comment

Circling the Wagons? The Goldman Sachs Amendment | Advantage ‘zyaada’

While BP has purportedly started toying with Bankruptcy for just a 25% share of the Deepwater Horizon, paying for its costs, Joseph Stiglitz, an Economist known to favour India and … Continue reading

June 10, 2010 · 1 Comment

On spending being key in China | Advantage 'zyaada' Economics

China’s FTSE Indices show a large up trend three years back till end 2007 across the A50 or the All Shares or the Blue Chip 100 Index and even sectoral … Continue reading

June 8, 2010 · 2 Comments

Jobs for Main Street 2010

I am including these with a heavy heart knowing that Senate efforts again are in the other direction. America as an economy will have to do better than keep forgetting … Continue reading

January 28, 2010

More Reforms | Advantage Banking

Are you thinking what are bank reforms? Are you thinking about the Global Impact? Are you thinking about the impact in your county? Ask us and we’ll let you know. … Continue reading

January 22, 2010

Greenberg goes for the next swish

Who brought the house down? Hank Greenberg in an apparent bid to recover AIG’s golden goose from the two year hiatus in economic activity, remembering his last coherent version of … Continue reading

January 14, 2010

Citi fizzles out in end 2009 bid

Repayment week came a cropper as Citibank found a lukewarm market waiting for its sale to raise the $20 billion to repay. It seems Vikram Pandit’s team failed to do … Continue reading

December 17, 2009

California woes in plain view | L A Times

zyakaira notes: This crisis ain’t over yet by a mile, Going back on 66, Chicago may be next as California and Vegas have already given in..sad to see Hollywood , … Continue reading

November 27, 2009

BNP closes out the French Till | DealBook

BNP Paribas, the largest French bank, said on Tuesday that it would raise €4.3 billion from investors to repay government bailout funds, The New York Times’s David Jolly and Chris … Continue reading

September 30, 2009 · 1 Comment

Gaining market share in Life Insurance

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 25, 2009 · 2 Comments