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Resolution Weekend: JP Morgan gets to a $13 Bln end point with Eric Holder

More settlements are likely in California and the Sunday Morning’s figures include only civil resolution but atleast Eric Holder and his deputy Tony West managed to close out their front … Continue reading

October 20, 2013

It’s MoNDaY aGaiN: Cleveland OH, St. Louis MO , Omaha NE and Los Angeles CA (US Economy& Markets: July 29 – August 02, 2013)

One would say these area few of my favorite things, but from a report in September 2012 (Business Week) these are among the nation’s top 50 but barely with Anchorage … Continue reading

July 29, 2013

US Economy: The Housing Market recovery is still standing (in the hole?)

The possibility of yields climbing out to unforeseen levels has increased with the continuing recovery in domestic equities adding to all the fuss over emerging markets in the first quarter … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

US Economy (EoD review) : More TIPS auctions, Trade Deficit

The Trade Deficit data for the US will be released in the next few hours with the Petroleum Deficit already $27.6 bln, non oil goods $34.8 bln and the Services … Continue reading

February 9, 2012 · 15 Comments

Reputational Scars and a Mortgage Settlement | Consumer insight

Even as Bank of America and Chase among 3 other banks try to score a settlement with California, Oregon and other affected states, the New York Attorney Generals made use … Continue reading

February 4, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Housing recovery 2012: The Umbrella settlement with states to include $5 mln penalties

Banks are close to a single unified settlement with multiple US State Attorney Genrals valued at $25 bln when last heard. The new settlement will give states the power to … Continue reading

February 1, 2012 · 2 Comments

Bank of America gets impatient with flailing fortunes

Even as the Financials opened their account in 2012 with a 2% rise in Financials in the first few minutes and Bank of America inched closer to a $6 per … Continue reading

January 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

California Dreamin' | Advantage zyaada

Handle more complexity at Bens Chili Bowl first published at Even as China maintained a vice-like hold on its multifarious spread of economic activity, its banks managed to lend … Continue reading

November 17, 2010 · 1 Comment

California woes in plain view | L A Times

zyakaira notes: This crisis ain’t over yet by a mile, Going back on 66, Chicago may be next as California and Vegas have already given in..sad to see Hollywood , … Continue reading

November 27, 2009

Arizona borrows $700M line of credit for 2009| Phoenix Business Journal

zyakaira notes: To date the Jobs report at is showing jobs being created in non existent (congressional) districts, Arizona RE is still down 75-90% over all happened here … Continue reading

November 19, 2009