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Tag Archives: GS

A global Banking tweet-o-rama | Advantage zyaada

The PBOC has opened a liquidity window all week supplying RMB 300 bn over 4 days to fund AgBank IPO #china 20 minutes ago via HootSuite AgBank has in the … Continue reading

July 6, 2010 · 1 Comment

Circling the Wagons? The Goldman Sachs Amendment | Advantage ‘zyaada’

While BP has purportedly started toying with Bankruptcy for just a 25% share of the Deepwater Horizon, paying for its costs, Joseph Stiglitz, an Economist known to favour India and … Continue reading

June 10, 2010 · 1 Comment

Bernanke’s warning of unsustainable debt | Advantage ‘zyaada’

Bernanke twists in the screw   Bernanke erred on the wrong side once earlier in July-September 2008, when so close to the answer, he chose to maintain ‘Everything’s OK’ in … Continue reading

June 10, 2010 · 1 Comment

the unwinding of poprietary trading | advantage 'zyaada'

Goldman Sachs Group Inc., the securities firm that makes about 10 percent of its revenue from trades on its own behalf, is ceasing proprietary trading in one type of structured … Continue reading

May 16, 2010 · 1 Comment

Goldman Sachs makes a bank | Advantage ‘zyaada’

Warning::This opinion may be speculative, overtly optimistic and may indulge in a little ‘appropriate’ gainsaying encouraging parties unmindful of law to continue doing so and might otherwise blind side you … Continue reading

May 14, 2010

The twisted regulation | A fellow bull

A controversial bill will make its way to the Senate floor today. According to Bloomberg, inside the 1,558-page bill is a two-page provision that would force 40 of the largest … Continue reading

April 30, 2010

Manufacturing a Crisis | Goldman Sachs

The crisis that went by had a lot going for it, with some great contrarian stands from Goldman Sachs and even Dimon’s fledgling JPMorgan, now a de facto twin gold … Continue reading

April 30, 2010

Greece’s Legacy for the Euro | Advantage zyaada

The Greek and Portugal national default, as likely and now also triggered by the newly driven down debt ratings, have been coming for some time. ECB, Germany ( Eur 35 … Continue reading

April 29, 2010

Some not so Hot Practices we condone | Advantage zyaada

Lehman it seems has not only lived with Accounting practices regarding moving assets off the balance sheet at quarter closing, where it seemed obvious that others much bigger had more … Continue reading

April 29, 2010

Goldman Sachs sticking to it | Advantage zyaada

The real games in financial regulation will begin after we appoint new regulators, none of the regulations are anywhere near implementable about 20 hours ago via HootSuite Goldman Sachs is … Continue reading

April 28, 2010 · 5 Comments