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Liborgate to claim Bob Diamond? | Banking insight

FT reports (subscription: story link) that the ex CEO of the Bank, Bob Diamond and the current Investment Banking Head Rich Ricci are among those who have been indicted in … Continue reading

January 24, 2013

Global Moves: US Markets closed, Barclays in the Dock

Apart from ex CEO Bob diamond’s testimony as Diamond and COO Jimmie del Missier left the bank yesterday in face of the Liborgate scandal.  The BoE has also suggested that the rumored … Continue reading

July 4, 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 (The Week ahead): Come back another day…(April 29, 2012 – May 05, 2012)

Market Interest is hot while Economic data see saws confirmed the ceiling of the recovery for 2012 and spending cuts from the government get into action while Obama rides out … Continue reading

April 29, 2012

London, London! Trying a new R for regulation in the UK – Part I >> Ringfencing Vickers' new law

Caution: The contents of this law are not applicable to non existent European collateral, leveraged balance sheets of Central Banks, International operations of global banks, but may be applicable to local branches … Continue reading

December 20, 2011

Old Mutual, Credit Suisse and UBS panic(sell off) in real time

The European banks delveraging was always going to be ugly, but with even Deutsche Bank caught on the wrong side of the fence very few global bank models are going … Continue reading

December 15, 2011

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