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This week's Investment Banking buzz and inspiration | Advantage Research

Barack Obama has started his campaign well, not in terms of his speaking appointments but in cascading global events . He started the year with pretty low approval scores in … Continue reading

May 19, 2011 · 10 Comments

Global Investment Banking: The furious week from the stratosphere

You are sitting on your deck chair, lolling around, absorbing the tick by tick dullness of the trading room after Egypt has settled, a decade long terrorist saga is forgotten, … Continue reading

May 12, 2011 · 3 Comments

European Bank results season: HSBC, Barclays, SCB and then there were none

Despite Bob Diamond and because it is paying $1.6 billion for mis-selling mortgage insurance (PPI, APS) in its 2011 Q1 to Q4, Barclays is the least likely of these three … Continue reading

May 10, 2011 · 9 Comments

Project Merlin: Banks not playing ball, Mr Cable

UPDATE: The new levy raises an additional $1.3 bln for the UK government, totaling to $4bln for the year. The small business lending increase envisaged by the final agreement is … Continue reading

February 6, 2011 · 2 Comments