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Deutsche Bank Notes: We always comply with Accounting Standards. This is a loss only if we..

continue to treat is on market price. These are actually illiquid and could be treated as Held to Maturity Portfolio. But we would miss the opportunity to call out people … Continue reading

December 6, 2012

The Private Equity Bonus Roulette: KKR pays itself as a dozen go into active investigations

Valuation concerns flagged by the SEC in a Conference earlier this month haven’t subsided as SEC gets into checking the antecedents of all internal and external valuation done by Private … Continue reading

February 28, 2012

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

SEC launches wide ranging PE investigation | Deal Insight

The WSJ suggests that the SEC has sent out a request to PE funds including giants such as KKR & Co outside the ongoing insider imbroglio. The investigation is headed … Continue reading

February 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

A mid week reality check for Investment banking regulation?

John Ga(u)lt’s profits? – is this the real face of Capitalism, is insider trading ok for Washington alone? A Bear from the 1985 Superbowl winning team of Chicago, Gault is … Continue reading

December 21, 2011 · 2 Comments

Rating agencies to be investigated? | Advantage zyaada

Tradin gprofits and their consistency made one helluva masquerade on wall street press yesterday…First NY Times dot Com updated how the rich Goldman Sachs was in trouble for being the … Continue reading

May 13, 2010 · 1 Comment

it's the Democrats , stupid!

Wall Street vs Main Street Even as Apple, J&J and Goldman Sachs itself came out with sterling earnings after IBM’s poor draw yesterday, Markets were shcked into a stupor by … Continue reading

April 21, 2010

The wedgie and the hedgie | Goldman Sachs, Paulson replies to SEC / Press

Our Source: Business Newswire We are disappointed that the SEC would bring this action related to a single transaction in the face of an extensive record which establishes that the … Continue reading

April 19, 2010 · 1 Comment

This is Abacus, Mr Paulson | Advantage Banks

S.E.C. Sues Goldman Over Housing Market Deal – Shorts? SEC doesn’t like any structures right now Goldman Sachs, which emerged relatively unscathed from the financial crisis, was accused of … Continue reading

April 17, 2010 · 1 Comment