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Bank Results Season: Goldman Sachs' ends tryst with 2008? – $4.51 for 2011 ain't a bad score | Insider Insight

The firm that has been variously called out as a giant vampire squid, comes close to reporting its lowest annual revenues since 2008’s $22 bln with the expected $28.88 bln … Continue reading

January 18, 2012 · 5 Comments

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

US Economy: The US Treasury Auction series: The 30-Y Bond flies through, dangerously low

While the store sales Index from Goldman Sachs had gloom on offer, already omnipresent.. the housing indices offer hopium(Thanks Zero @zerohedge)  ( if you can believe in QE3, you will … Continue reading

December 14, 2011 · 1 Comment

FOMC goes by on expected lines

As the Fed Statement after the Policy meeting Tuesday shows, there is nothing of note that bothered the Fed nor did it think anything of adding a pertinent buying of … Continue reading

December 14, 2011 · 2 Comments

European Debt crisis: A silly note on a silly situation

Image by osipovva via Flickr Image by DonkeyHotey via Flickr Now that Mario Monti has upped the ante for Euro zone governments and we have covered the daily deterioratiion in … Continue reading

November 24, 2011 · 3 Comments

A downgrade for US even as Moody's postpones the inevitable

S&P downgraded long term US debt to AA+ even as it maintained A1+ rating on short term instruments. The downgrade is headlined “On Political Risks and Rising Debt Burden” and … Continue reading

August 6, 2011

America's dull date with Overspending, overstaffing and overages | Advantage zyaada

Far from being a AAA example to the world, America has been living on the brink for more than 2 years now, looking at Europe and keeping rolled up QE2 … Continue reading

July 29, 2011 · 1 Comment

Q3 Round up – Tech Deals stay down | Advantage zyaada

Image by J€RRY via Flickr For paucity of time, just quoting NYT, but we already said it here before the quarter was over. It is more likely to be Financial … Continue reading

October 3, 2010 · 13 Comments