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Tag Archives: PIIGS

JP Morgan’s European Exposure reported at $16 bln in the South | Banking Insight

Here’s the details from the 10k filed earlier 10 days ago. European loan book is well north of $100 bln but is mostly lending to UK, Swiss and Netherland Corporates that … Continue reading

March 10, 2012

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

Understanding Default Swaps | The Greece flavor

Or teaching newspapers to report it right I understand popular sentiment is al little against these Investment Banks for their pay and some others but with the NY Times going … Continue reading

February 27, 2010

Portugal, Greece are in fact 'not significant' | Advantage zyaada

The numbers look like this : Greece first , has $360 billion GDP , $350 Bn of which is Public Debt, Total Debt is $485 billion. All reference data is … Continue reading

February 9, 2010

Wow, it's moving so quickly | Advantage Banking

From 2008, when Lehman keeled over despite the great show in financial resuts and tying up financing, my friends with a not so intelligent non finance background were full of … Continue reading

February 8, 2010