The Banking and Strategy Initiative

Chillin' out till it needs to be funded

Tag Archives: Capitol Hill

US Economy: Roughing up on Bad news Thursday

The day before the BLS Jobs report, everything is looking black and blue for the US economy with the Dollar index at 83 and courtesy the Euro still climbing inordinately … Continue reading

May 31, 2012

The Fed Thursday Update: The Balance Sheet of $2.853 T and the debt ceiling

While the Fed had a decrease in foreign Currency assets almost to $8.2 B and seemingly sold away another $5.2 B of Maiden Lane III, it still added a $10 … Continue reading

May 18, 2012

Too Big to Fail – Time for a sit down, if you must! | Banking Insight

The bone of contention described yet by banks as the limits on derivatives trading has snowballed to the next stage with the Fed adopting the more stringent 10% interbank exposure … Continue reading

April 30, 2012

Pelosi Amendment (STOCK ACT) signed into law | Insider Insight

The new law prohibiting Insider Trading on Capitol Hill i.e. among lawmakers and administrators privy to details of industries and upcoming regulations is to be signed by the President int … Continue reading

April 4, 2012

Curbs on Insider Trading on Capital Hill | Governance Insight

The Scott Brown proposal of last Monday seemingly found very few against it even as the already illegal insider trading is made illegal for all members of the Congress and … Continue reading

February 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

Facebook's 500 shareholders | Advantage Dealbook

Are you one of the eager ones wanting to trade Facebook after the IPO? You can do so right now as long as the company does not file for one … Continue reading

December 16, 2011 · 5 Comments

Are you shorting US Treasuries just yet?| Advantage Research

Also, rising interest rates need a reason to rise above 0 The global carry trade has had favorites. most know it to be long yen short dollar. then in 2008 … Continue reading

May 11, 2011 · 1 Comment

Archives