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Tag Archives: 2008

Meanwhile AIG bleeds when it pays Claims!!

UPDATE: AIG goes National AIG’s asian unit AIA which consolidated most of its international units in life insurance, got sold for $35.5 billion to Prudential of Asia ( UK’s larger … Continue reading

February 27, 2010

New Owners for Manhattan Real Estate | NY Times

Manhattan has become cheaper since it rained stones in Washington and even as the Senate Banking Committee keeps Blankfein and Volcker busy, the first defaulters in the crisis, the real … Continue reading

February 9, 2010

The legal fallout of the crisis | Advantage zyaada

Among the ones that escaped the notice of the fourth estate earlier, there was some legal action against banks for mis-declarations and civil fraud such as the mortgage ‘quick-cycles’ of … Continue reading

February 7, 2010

Back from the storm: repayment, reforms, recovery

Isn’t a $1.1 trillion too much? Posted on December 14, 2009. Filed under: Obamanomics, US | Wow, it might add up to a little more This $1.1 trillion bill is not … Continue reading

December 15, 2009

We shld start saving right about now..

Well these here are the expenses we needed done.. Jobs bill approved The U.S. House approved a $154 billion economic-aid package and a $290 billion increase in the legal limit … Continue reading

December 14, 2009 · 2 Comments

Financial regulatory reform: A new paradigm for Banking is yet far

The new reforms OTC derivative are a $450 trillion industry and after the reforms are passed, the only knowledge public would be where one of the biggies is on at … Continue reading

December 14, 2009 · 1 Comment

Stimulus costs become apparent

The chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling, announced a one-time tax on bank bonuses Wednesday, part of the government’s effort to shore up the still-weak British economy. Banks will be … Continue reading

December 10, 2009

Will the French dominate post crisis?

The French BNP and the Barclays’ have definitely come out on top post-crisis and given parochial attitudes in both nations, their governments are likely to plan making heavy weather on … Continue reading

September 30, 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

AIG results update

AIG will soon be a domestic insurer if the planned three way split comes through to let the company return Federal funds as it has already spun off its International … Continue reading

August 7, 2009 · 1 Comment

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