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Memorial Day weekend's gone, is there any for the Dollar? | Advantage zyaada

Momentum Days lost too..China and Europe pretty busy..The Dollar? Firstly in terms of other alternates without popping the reserve currency question, everyone now needs to buy some Yuan, some Gold … Continue reading

June 1, 2011 · 8 Comments

Meanwhile, China was buying Coke | Advantage Research

China’s sovereign Fund was working at increasing its presence in US companies and markets of choice this fortnight. While news was busy covering the overrun on debt and Volcker’s single … Continue reading

February 9, 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 Global Recall Industry | Advantage zyaada

GM’s US bailout and low scores for Dodge Chrysler in the Superbowl inevitably continue the US automakers agenda silently, even as Toyota returned with Prius after the repair work on … Continue reading

February 9, 2010

Wow, it's moving so quickly | Advantage Banking

From 2008, when Lehman keeled over despite the great show in financial resuts and tying up financing, my friends with a not so intelligent non finance background were full of … Continue reading

February 8, 2010

Amazon’s penultimate draw | Advantage O’nomics

Amazon brings in a Breakthrough Season | Advantage Lifestyle Holiday sales took fourth Quarter performance to $9.52 billion and they also upped Q1 forecasts to $6.45bn to $7 bn iPad’s … Continue reading

January 29, 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

Bank results week: Wells Fargo profits from Wachovia

Wells Fargo used 2009 as a good time to review its national footprint and with Wachovia in its belt used the time to grow its retail presence and cement a … Continue reading

January 22, 2010

Bank reforms – Obama’s Big Fight

In a big public punch at the Street for the third time in Bank results week, Obama enumerated the new Volcker rule to add-on to the reforms instituted by Barney … Continue reading

January 22, 2010

Bank results week: Goldman Sachs makes 51% Margin

Goldman Sachs spent $16b on compensation in 2009 or just 35.8% of revenue to record the lowest compensation pay out on the street. Investment Banks like JP Morgan still target … Continue reading

January 22, 2010

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