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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

US Morning Report: Chinese want to buy Hawker Beechcraft, Bob Diamond does not want Barclays pay

Italy added 0.8% in Production on Month though still 6.9% down on year while France revised its may data downward to sho a net 3% degrowth on year and the … Continue reading

July 10, 2012

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

US Morning report: Ergo, this rally celebrates the recession’s stunted velocity, Bob Diamond’s on the sled going down

Auto sales are expected to make a mark in a couple of hours (Ford, GM sales up 7%, Nissan and Chrysler also report increase) and as production data falling below … Continue reading

July 3, 2012

US Morning Report: All’s not hunky dory but then, we have barely begun!

All Economic Data is not bad, in fact some  even “beat expectations” Data is anemic at best confirming everyone’s worst fears for May and June. PMI for the month for … Continue reading

July 2, 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

European Sovereign Debt Crisis: Huh! what Spanish downgrades! – Rinse. Lather. Repeat.

The Global Economy should have roiled hen Monday began with saddening aannouncements from S&P and moodys’ in Spain. as many as 16 Spanish banks were downgraded following the contraction in … Continue reading

April 30, 2012

Rainmakers leave JP Morgan , Goldman Sachs | Banking insight

Detractors probably look for something deeper and insiders just walk on thinking the changes to be a matter of course but Ian Hannam from JP Morgan and Yaoul Zaoui from … Continue reading

April 10, 2012

A leap of faith : Barclays looks out of touch – It’s European after all | Baniking insight

One wonders after the network interview of Bob Diamond, if the team caan do it again. A rather hackneyed cliche to proffer for a team that did earn well, though … Continue reading

February 29, 2012

European Bank Results Season: A summary year for Bob Diamond’s Barclays

The results announcements do not give Barclays plans away but a comparison between the Retail Banking and Barclay Capital Group Income slides make it so very clear. The Barclays card … Continue reading

February 10, 2012

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