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Bank Results Season: Bank of America finally exits the penny, quarter frame of mind! ($4 Bln Profits Q2 2013)

The Bank firstly returned over 80 MM equity shares to its Treasury buying back from investors and exiting $5 Bln in preference Capital even as the $4 Bln still spread … Continue reading

July 17, 2013

Bank Results Season: J P Morgan on way to becoming leader in Mortgages to renew Universal Banking (Q1 2013)

Even as JP Morgan results beat expectations handsomely to come very near our $1.62 per share mark with $6.5 Bln in profits for the first quarter’s $25B+ raising hopes of … Continue reading

April 12, 2013

Bank Results season: BofA manages a $28 bln topline without mortgage business (Q3 2011 $0.56 EPS $13 TBVPS)

America’s heritage bank opened earnings day with a large $28.7 bln topline, that includes among others, $3.6 bln from its sale of 5% of CCB, a trading DVA adjustment ( … Continue reading

October 18, 2011 · 5 Comments

Thinking aloud – Will Banking survive? | Vickers Report recommends a multi ring circus |

With Swiss regulation anointing traders as teenaged monkeys after a young Adoboli again showed the banking world how they earn their profits, the banks will have to get to the … Continue reading

September 16, 2011

The Banks have lost this play.. | Advantage zyaada

The evidence is undeniable in the United States. In fact Michael Moore has already written the demise of the sector under how Moore’s law applies to BankingĀ (at Business Week) [wp_connect_comments … Continue reading

June 11, 2011 · 12 Comments

Bank Results Season: Citi makes a 100% jump

From $1.3 billion to $3 billion in profits Quarter on Quarter, citi did set an example for others fighting a slow retail banking jump and losses in trading income. Citi … Continue reading

April 18, 2011 · 1 Comment

Signature research from JPM | Financial Regulation

Seems the ‘boys’ at HuffPo got it yesterday and we finally got to see some hot 2011 JP Morgan research…great stuff..and we agree the senate and the house committee did … Continue reading

May 5, 2010 · 2 Comments

You've heard of urban legends? Here its ICICI Bank..| Advantage zyaada

Jason’s on the prowl and it’s Friday the 13th Well ICICI Bank is back with a whimper if not a bang, befriending the 120k readers of mint ( at the … Continue reading

May 5, 2010 · 1 Comment