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Tag Archives: Leverage (finance)

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

Europe: Getting used to it? Though it’s $1 Tln now ( at your friendly neighbourhood ECB ‘branch’)

Of course it’s not Rinse. Wash. Repeat. anymore, it’s just Borrow from ECB, Deposit at ECB. and ECB can’t see much lending but liquidity is there. Welcome drops in yields … Continue reading

March 2, 2012

US Economy: Consumer Credit sings like a canary

  Consumer Credit Spending on 10 year high Consumer Credit report for November was not something anyone could miss as the report engendered the new debate on Credit being boon … Continue reading

January 10, 2012 · 3 Comments

The European Sovereign debt crisis – A refresh edition

The European Sovereign debt crisis basics in September The Grecian Economy manage a 8% contraction in Q1 and another 7.3% in Q2 over 2010 and that debt is already trading … Continue reading

September 12, 2011