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Tag Archives: Proprietary Trading

Meet the Volckers’ Marathon Pt. VI: How market making is disturbed by the prop trading restrictions

From the fool’s study of quotavble quotes on the mayhem, this superb discussion of the matter from Nobel prize winning Myron Scholes’ : [A] leveraged market-making business is inherently unstable.  … Continue reading

February 16, 2012

Meet the Volckers’ Marathon Pt. II | Banking Insight

The Volcker Rule and the corresponding additions to the law made by each of the FDIC, SEC, Fed and CFTC in line with the same since October are proposed to … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · 3 Comments

Market Making vs Proprietary trading!! | Governance Insight

Dodd Frank is still missing the final version of the Volcker rule, all the lobbying and a 173 page comment by SIFMA itself commenting on the improbable monitoring of banks … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

Bank results week: Goldman Sachs makes 51% Margin

Goldman Sachs spent $16b on compensation in 2009 or just 35.8% of revenue to record the lowest compensation pay out on the street. Investment Banks like JP Morgan still target … Continue reading

January 22, 2010