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Tag Archives: San Francisco

It’s Monday Again: A market holiday in the USA, and increasing Auto sales continue to drive

..citizens out of the cities. Case Schiller did report the lowest price increases in New York this month and probably Boston as well as Arizona and San Diego continue to … Continue reading

September 2, 2013

Global Mid Day Report – Is West Coast the new battleground for progress?

Three bankruptcies in one week may have given you a feeling of deja vu but from Phoenix to Nevada to San Francisco and even upscale San Diego, Housing recovery may … Continue reading

July 12, 2012

US Economy: This week was a loser! Jobs Report, Apple’s $1 Tln, Bank of America and the Housing recovery

The bearish ISM services PMI (The ISM Nonmanufacturing indices) also had a strong almost 90% correlation with the BLS report historically and ¬†was pointing down. On the plus side Bank … Continue reading

May 5, 2012

Coming up: Mastercard vs Visa? Or just more prepaid/charge cards

Mastercard’s 44% rise made it the #4 best performing stock in the US in 2011 despite not being allowed in the $2.3 tln payments industry in China and running behind … Continue reading

January 21, 2012 · 3 Comments

HSBC USA is also the mainstay of Buffalo Economy

HSBC, anchor tenant in downtown Buffalo’s One HSBC Center is also getting off the lease in 2013 in the upstate New York “nerve center” With $13 bln in deposits, the … Continue reading

June 17, 2011 · 2 Comments