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Tag Archives: The Wall Street Journal

An Adidas for you in the China shop | Insight China

International sales make 95% of Adidas sales globally, and its 2012 plan to grow profits in double digits depends on China. Sales lost in Japan in 2011 were easily made … Continue reading

February 20, 2012

Ewww Is this Brazilian Coffee for real? | Commodity insight

As WSJ tell us like the Chicory mixed in Indian fiter coffee, millions of tonnes of Brazilian Coffee is exported every year to become the bedrock of filter bags and … Continue reading

February 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

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

MF Global sires new problem for Traders – more money missing

Jon Corzine led MF Global was blamed for misappropriating and using clients’ monies for their own trading. Till now $600 mln was supposedly missing from client accounts after a good … Continue reading

November 22, 2011 · 1 Comment

US Economy: A Statistics Review ( Another reason to borrow?)

Those who consider our analytical approach too light on statistics and charts must consider a couple of browsing calendars at hand while reading up on the Critical analyses of the … Continue reading

November 22, 2011 · 2 Comments

Bank Results Season: Blackrock stay on with $3.66 tln AUM

Blackrock also reported yesterday but we could not find time to schedule for the press conference tonight. It maintained EPS over Q1 at $3 per share  ( $3.21 DEPS)It completed … Continue reading

July 20, 2011 · 1 Comment

Economic data from May 2011

India The country’s total merchandise exports aggregated $246 billion, growing by an impressive 37.55% in the previous fiscal. Imports in the fiscal 2010-11 were $350 billion, down by 21.6%, and the trade … Continue reading

June 15, 2011