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Category Archives: Obamanomics

Global Mid-Day Report: Street catches Buzz, Crude and Gold hit the plate

Hardly a home run but a 6% jump set a few shorts on fire too in Crude as the easing of EU’s stalemate on ne funding still means a lot … Continue reading

June 29, 2012

Global Mid Day Report: Natural Gas Inventories scare investors, Hospitals provide the only cheer

The Euro tumbled closer to breaking down below 1.24 levels today afternoon as the Natural Gas Report in the US shored up inventories of 3000 BCF by another 57 BCF … Continue reading

June 28, 2012

US Economy: ICSC sales put on brakes, Case Schiller worst since 2006, Health back with a GOP agenda?

Though the Fed would have preferred being proved right ont he continuing recoevery its indicated fears are coming true though no Jobs number is due this Tuesday. The Weekly Goldman … Continue reading

March 27, 2012

The hurrah for Healthcare – will it last! | Deal insight

Obamacare’s promise to provide Healthcare to all is in jeopardy though many states are in various stages of implementing it through public providers o f Medicare plans like Wellpoint. The … Continue reading

March 19, 2012

Will you reelect this man?

January 13, 2012

BofA gets rid of CCB stake for $7.4 bln

While the price is not clear, the release of $1.4 bln in Capital gains from a 4% sake sale this time around, adds to the $3.3 bln raised into Core … Continue reading

November 15, 2011 · 6 Comments

Debt Deal: Now that we are not constrained by our AAA rating..

There are a couple of good things that come out of this..and then there is Krugman, the Tea Party Caucus and the Republican House, and you can be excused for … Continue reading

August 2, 2011

Crisis Theater: Greece makes it, US battles with debt deal

Including the McConnell plan asking for four instalments of debt ceiling increase, the US now has 3 public options or more depending on who you are listening to, thus implying … Continue reading

July 22, 2011 · 3 Comments

The new rules are on | Advantage 'zyaada'

Long winded one year negotiations, and a handful of committees later, the modified regulations seem set to be put into law. Thru a marathon 21 hour session yesterday, Lincoln’s draconian … Continue reading

June 25, 2010

it's the Democrats , stupid!

Wall Street vs Main Street Even as Apple, J&J and Goldman Sachs itself came out with sterling earnings after IBM’s poor draw yesterday, Markets were shcked into a stupor by … Continue reading

April 21, 2010