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It’s Monday Again!: A great recovery in February as stores sales improve with the grain US:GS, US:SBUX, US:TSLA, US:JPM, US:WFC, US:DIS, EEM, US:KSS, US:GPS, US:M, US:PNC, US:KBW (US Economy & Markets : The Week Ahead March 10 – March 14, 2014)

A flurry of retailers results announcements all of the last week of February more or less covered for the restated US GDP to 2.4% in Q4 and Auto sales were … Continue reading

March 10, 2014

Bank Results Season: GS falls behind in relevance with $34 Bln and Profits of $ 8 Bln in 2013

Earnings have actually improved to $15.46 for the year but that means the quarterly average EPS is still under $ 4. The firm however took a 31% share of its … Continue reading

January 16, 2014

Bank Results Season: Deposits back at $1.12 T, Profits below $1 on 11.5 B outstanding equity, waiting for Mortgages to explode (Bank of America Q1 2014) and hoping for no Regulation Z again!!!

CAVEAT: Visitors to the site , actually reading thru the analysis may find we are definitely avoiding groundbreaking predictions this season, especially the ones that say Wells Fargo has become … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

Bank Results Season: BofA makes it 4/4 on below expectations

Of course, after Bank of America’s $2.5 Bln 20 cents a share run in the low mortgage quarter finds investors chary of the mortgage producers US Bank and Signature Bank … Continue reading

October 16, 2013

Bank Results Season: Wells Fargo does match JP Morgan in Earnings of $5.6 Bln (Q3 2013)

Of course, JP Morgan booked $9 Bln in expenses to settlements that eroded the profit banks for the September quarter, Wells Fargo saved up its improving credentials in profit making … Continue reading

October 11, 2013

Bank Results Season: Jamie Dimon leaves as Chairman of the combined Bank

  Of course that was a technical correction as he left Chairmanship of Chase and this would be typical froosh media that you finally got rid of by coming here … Continue reading

October 11, 2013

It’s Monday Again!- Brazil sets off Dollar’s return on the wrong foot, but EMs it seems to be (July 22-July 26, 2013 – US Economy & Markets)

  Firstly, it wasn’t us to blame for not starting you off on Monday the last 2-3 weeks as we did deliver the Bank results and well, you have not … Continue reading

July 22, 2013

Bank Results Season: Bank of America finally exits the penny, quarter frame of mind! ($4 Bln Profits Q2 2013)

The Bank firstly returned over 80 MM equity shares to its Treasury buying back from investors and exiting $5 Bln in preference Capital even as the $4 Bln still spread … Continue reading

July 17, 2013

Bank Results Season: Citi continues to blaze trail under new CEO ($1.33 per share Q2 2013)

  The second quarter at Citi followed the pattern established in Q1 and the bank was unable to break the revenue ceiling under Mike Corbat with another $20bln+ revenue quarter … Continue reading

July 15, 2013

India Morning Report: India regains investment preference in Asia, builds on 5900 (Whats happening in Asia on the Banking Initiative)

Markets had a choppy week early on in India but with selling having refused to resume and Asian markets keeping a comeback worked into the numbers meant the Dollar indices … Continue reading

July 4, 2013

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