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It’s Monday Again! You know it is still Deal time, Comcast finally about to close out?

The various Comcast deals seem to be coming to a close with $20 Bln just to swipe out a 3 mln odd subscribers to Charter Communications that are tipping the … Continue reading

April 28, 2014

Bank Results Season: GS falls behind in relevance with $34 Bln and Profits of $ 8 Bln in 2013

Earnings have actually improved to $15.46 for the year but that means the quarterly average EPS is still under $ 4. The firm however took a 31% share of its … Continue reading

January 16, 2014

Bank Results Season: Goldman Sachs reports another $2.88 earnings per share (Q3:2013)

As expected by the markets, Revenues dipped nearly 15% year on year , though the impact is still largely from Trading Income in Bonds and the ongoing Taper /no Taper … Continue reading

October 17, 2013

Bank Results Season: Jamie Dimon leaves as Chairman of the combined Bank

  Of course that was a technical correction as he left Chairmanship of Chase and this would be typical froosh media that you finally got rid of by coming here … Continue reading

October 11, 2013

This week in Asia: India Morning Report: The Rupee continues to not find the levels to be looking for .. The SGD enters the Discount Store portals again

India Morning Report: My right shift key doesn’t work. Will the right UBS please step up! on the India Investment Blog on Post The McDonald Happy meal is still Rs … Continue reading

August 27, 2013

Bank Results Season: Sorry Lloyd, Harvey – we are not impressed (EPS $3.78 per share Q2 2013)

The banks are of course back with a bang. The big mortgage players were ahead when they reported on Friday and Citi was good for the coin on Monday. But … Continue reading

July 16, 2013

Bank Results Season: Citi continues to blaze trail under new CEO ($1.33 per share Q2 2013)

  The second quarter at Citi followed the pattern established in Q1 and the bank was unable to break the revenue ceiling under Mike Corbat with another $20bln+ revenue quarter … Continue reading

July 15, 2013

Bank Results Season: JP Morgan releases earnings shot in the arm ($1.60 per share Q2 2013)

Along expected lines ( expected to outperform, beat expectations and harness mortgage markets due to continuing refi boom) JP Morgan handsomely published a $6.5 Bln jumping 1 in 3 over … Continue reading

July 12, 2013

Bank Results Season: BofA turns in an all round excellence score

Net profits of $2.6 B on just $1.7 B in Loan losses before taxes led the most heavily capitalised bank in the orld to further improve its net Basel 3 … Continue reading

April 17, 2013

Bank Results Season: Q1 2013: The trader Goldman Sachs turns in another undisputed leadership in investment banking

With leadership in completed M&A esp in fee rich United States, Goldman Sachs powered ahead to a $1.57bln revenue in Investment Banking Fee Advisory income esp as it also capitalised … Continue reading

April 16, 2013

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