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It’s Monday Again!: Candy time, The End of the Brady era again? or StanChart ripe for your Asia portfolio (The Week ahead: Jan 20 – Jan 24, 2014, US Economy & Markets)

A new Janus strikes and what’s Davos again! but after SUPERBOWL XLVIII A shorter week, but a lot more to digest early in the Monday morning (rhetorically yet on Tuesday) … Continue reading

January 21, 2014

Of Buffett and Soros: The magic of thinking big (April 2013)

13F filings are here and one could easily be challenged to rite one’s investment ideas and/or the 13 F’s investment ideas into a cogent workhorse and like it or not … Continue reading

May 6, 2013

Global Mid-Day Report: It took the banks to revive the Dow!

As it happens 2 times out of 3 , the sharp finish by JP Morgan to its climactic loss announcements of June 2012 was  a resounding success in moving the … Continue reading

July 13, 2012

US Morning Report: US in rescue act, ADP Payrolls beat expectations

If the Street is sad, it should not be at this time on Friday. Among top losers real time, IBM lost $2 to allow Buffet to buy more of the … Continue reading

July 5, 2012

US Economy: The Berkshire Hathaway annual meet and what’s with Hollande?

First ones first, Warren Buffet’s annual dog and pony show for the Berkshire Hathaway annual meet in Omaha, NE /Iowa ( meet up with CNBC) and more than $30k in … Continue reading

May 7, 2012

Is the Apple phenomenon finally shorn of ‘innovation confetti’ | Retail Insight

Apple, the world’s most applauded innovator survived on a culture of innovation that suggested any Dividen payouts would be an inefficient use of cash till the hoard hit $100 bln … Continue reading

March 19, 2012

Facebook adds a $3 bln Bridge loan for Stock plan taxes | Deal Insight

There’s not much left for Facebook to invest from IPO proceeds as it further increased the no. of creditors on account selling a position on its underwriting list to banks. … Continue reading

March 8, 2012

Apple and Coke sandwich Google brand | Brand insight

Global Brands Apple and Coke took #1 and #3 ranks pipping Google to #2 and amazon.com and Kraft followed in the Top 5. AIG saved Goldman Sachs’ reputsation yet again … Continue reading

February 13, 2012

Bank results Season: Tech Day sets a topsy turvy market right?

Tech Day cometh, and we reward BofA? It took failing Google($10 bln/$9.5) ad rates despite growing display franchises, surly Intel with good results, okayish Microsoft with 6% Windows business drop … Continue reading

January 20, 2012

These are the Dealmakers of 2011 | Advantage Dealbook

The flurry of second half deals getting consummated in December and the resurgence of IPOs again means good interest int he deals that made 2011 despite the AT&T, J&J and the … Continue reading

December 30, 2011 · 1 Comment

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