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European Sovereign Debt Crisis: Slashing Greek Debt

The EZ summit finally had a few results with Germany taking the expansion of EFSF to a German vote and Greek investors/banks being asked to absorb a 50% haircut on … Continue reading

October 27, 2011 · 2 Comments

It's not the recession, it's more quantitative easing

Though neither India nor China are export led economies, the frontier markets like Mongolia and Philipines, looking to get ahead in Asia as Turkey are very much so, doubly now … Continue reading

September 7, 2011

Arizona borrows $700M line of credit for 2009| Phoenix Business Journal

zyakaira notes: To date the Jobs report at recovery.gov is showing jobs being created in non existent (congressional) districts, Arizona RE is still down 75-90% over 2007..it all happened here … Continue reading

November 19, 2009

Beating the recession by just toppling your apple cart

The New York Life Insurance Company, 9th till last year, jumped to No. 2 in market share behind Metlife with a near 6% market share in Life taking a leaf … Continue reading

August 26, 2009 · 3 Comments

Gaining market share in Life Insurance

The New York Life Insurance Company, 9th till last year, jumped to No. 2 in market share behind Metlife with a near 6% market share in Life taking a leaf … Continue reading

August 25, 2009 · 2 Comments

Bank of England pumps extra billions | AFP

zyakaira notes: As markets get into their regular humdrum, such notes from Central Bankers continue to underline the cautious tone markets have acquired in 2009 and signify that the downturn … Continue reading

August 6, 2009

Should You Invest In Mortgage-Backed Securities? – WSJ.com

ZYAKAIRA(AMIT MITTAL) NOTES: YES YOU SHOULD. The Distressed prices can recover quickly once there is liquidity in the market, as it has already done for those that were TARPed with … Continue reading

August 4, 2009 · 1 Comment

Europe Issues New Bank Guidelines – BusinessWeek

Europe Issues New Bank Guidelines zyakaira notes: These common rules specify stress tests for the 30 that have received state aid. Also they emphasize the fact that this aid must … Continue reading

July 28, 2009

ING hires JPMorgan | Reuters

Dutch bank ING Group ING.AS has hired JPMorgan JPM.N to advise on the sale of INGs private banking business in Europe and Asia, which could fetch more than $1 billion, … Continue reading

July 23, 2009

Sharp Price Drops in Manhattan Apartments – NYTimes.com

Manhattan apartment prices fell sharply during the second quarter of 2009, as the limited number of deals struck during the darkest months of the economic downturn began to close, according … Continue reading

July 2, 2009

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