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Preview : Bank Results Season First Quarter 2014 : JPM and GS scrape by in the IPO rush

Courtesy: markets.ft.com Most banks fail to get advisory income into the house       JPM and GS scrape by in the IPO rush   The M&A pie is still … Continue reading

April 4, 2014

A Mid-Week Trading Update: 12 days and counting, Draghi gets away with Economic murder and the Friday Jobs Report

With the Employment Situation Report holding a firm ticket to 200,000 new jobs and thus a better unemployment rate, the die will be cast today for another Equity rally as … Continue reading

September 6, 2013

It’s Monday again: The Currency wars are definitely not data driven (US Economy & Markets, The week ahead August 19, 2013 – August 23, 2013)

And the Euro could be the unwitting player being forced to win despite the ECB wanting it to settle at lower 1.30 levels . Of course Euro long positions would … Continue reading

August 19, 2013

The mid-week Trading update: Euro-comics — Have you read your Tintin series in time? ( End June 2013 data)

Europe took everyone’s last breaths even as good economic data on the trot stopped only midweek by the dip in Service PMIs across the Eurozone failed to drill any new … Continue reading

July 4, 2013

US Economy: Fed may modify Treasury/MBS purchase programs(increase it too), ECB cuts rate by 25 bp (May 1-2, 2013)

Yesterday’s Fed Statement is largely a repeat of the situation it reported in March 2013 when Chairman Ben Bernanke met the press later and did not let on the Fed’s … Continue reading

May 2, 2013

IT’S MONDAY: European banks follow up with more losses, Fed and European Central Bank decisions (The week ahead April 29-May 3)

Markets headed down, last weeks result impact Dow near 14.5K and its quite ready for a rocky road down the mountain, though it’s still not “Sell in May and go … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

IT’S MONDAY: A US Morning Report to break the silence (again) for growth and optimism

US this week – March 18, 2013 to March 24, 2013 It’s Monday – A US Morning Report on the weekly doo dahs.  We are a very serious follower of … Continue reading

March 18, 2013

Europe gets comfortable with new Banking caveat | Banking insight

Even as regulatory costs become part of a banking brand makeover especially in Big Bad London which is also holding out on Europe, the momenutum for credit has caught on … Continue reading

January 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

US Morning Report: Draghi says to take the high road, honey!

Here’s what happened. Someone punched in call credentials on a Conference Call to promise only those who take the high road will survive. Corny meatballs which dish out platitudes like, … Continue reading

August 2, 2012

US Morning Report: It is the Economy, Mr Bernanke!

The moderate recovery underway in the data seems to wax and wane according to its distance from a scheduled Fed meeting with bad new home sales last week ignored as … Continue reading

July 31, 2012

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