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A Hollywood-Ending Portfolio –

As recession-weary Americans flock to the cinema, Hollywood has had good fortune in a year when most other industries are fighting for survival. According to Box Office Mojo, theatrical receipts … Continue reading

July 1, 2009

India’s wealth drop 32%

(PTI – NDTV.Com) The wealth of world’s rich people dropped nearly 20 per cent to $32.8 trillion, while India saw the second largest decline in the number of High Net … Continue reading

June 25, 2009

Gold and Euro move up in style

that’s my man! RT @keithshepard: $FXE – $GLD & FXE have been moving .. (source: (via @twazzup) Posted via email from The investment blog on Post

June 23, 2009

More to the Banking saga | PE enters fray

U.S. regulators are drawing up rules that would make it easier for private equity firms to acquire troubled banks, aiming to free up more funds to recapitalize lenders, the Financial … Continue reading

June 13, 2009

How it all starts – The shame of bargain basements |

As Detroit home prices in Detroit crash, sales are heating up. But with all of the plant closings and layoffs, whos buying? Investors — some of whom are snapping up … Continue reading

June 12, 2009

Big Banks Approaching the TARP Exit Ramp – DealBook Blog,

there are indications that the Treasury Department is getting ready to announce — perhaps as early as Tuesday — which big banks will be the first to go returning $75 billion with equity coupons

June 11, 2009

Citigroup completes agreement with US government

Citigroup says it finalized exchange offers with the U.S. government under which the latter will exchange up to $25 billion of Citi preferred securities for interim securities and warrants. Citigroup … Continue reading

June 10, 2009

Recovery Scenarios: Will It Be Too Hot, Too Cold or Just Right? – Real Time Economics – WSJ

By Goldilocks 😉 I presume The stock market has erased almost all its losses for the year, yields on long-term government debt have returned to something like normal, and commodity … Continue reading

June 9, 2009 · 1 Comment

Gen X recommends new upcoming corporate houses in Bollywood

The global credit a crisis has hit the Indian entertainment industry as well, contrary to the mountain of research that goes on to show that entertainment and gaming industry is actually recession proof. And now an interesting theme is emerging out of all this in Bollywood.

June 8, 2009

President steers $275b to housing – The Boston Globe

President Obama unveiled a $275 billion plan yesterday to help as many as 9 million homeowners avoid foreclosure and keep mortgage rates low in the most aggressive effort yet to … Continue reading

June 7, 2009