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Ally selling international Ops in Canada, Europe and Latin America! | Deal Insight

Ally’s domestic ops are those really adding to the woes of the car loan specialist earlier known as GMAC and sold to Cerberus and AmTrust in 2010 by GM. The … Continue reading

September 25, 2012

US Morning Report: Walmart, Housing starts shine A-ok but expectations, what could the S&P 500 do!

Markets were not happy with the all important and pretty positive 2.2% same store sales increase in Q2 from Walmart with Sam’s Club even going to an expected and delivered … Continue reading

August 16, 2012

Gap recovers, Esprit spirals towards Sale | Deal Insight – The Retail Lifestyle also rans

  Of course, in keeping with the series’ semantics and character, because both GAP and Esprit have been out of Retail Lifestyle Winner shortlists for a long time and may … Continue reading

June 14, 2012

Bank of America selling more International Assets | Banking Insight

Even as Apollo Corp picked up the Irish and Spanish credit card portfolios of Bank of America this week for EUR 1.3 bln in receivables and loans ata fair rate, … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

The retail lifestyle champions vs the also rans: The Graphic before the next bottle of Coke

The beating expectations game does not interest us, but coke’s successfully swamping of Pepsi in North America does. The rest after the transcripts are all spell proofed and we have … Continue reading

February 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

US Economy: ISM Manufacturing PMI at 54.1

Production sub index jumped to a 59.9 in the December report and understandably got a subdued 55.7 in today’s report. With Seasonally adjusted 53.1 for ISM in December 2011, the … Continue reading

February 1, 2012 · 2 Comments

The retail lifestyle champions: Disney brings back the theme parks

While Coke reports later tonight and Netflix has already defined a new segment for lifestyle businesses, Disney has gone ahead and done something entire industries and countries have been targeting … Continue reading

February 9, 2011 · 3 Comments