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Jamie Dimon’s 38 page shareholder communication and the future of banking | Banking Insight

Last week’s letter by Jamie Dimon was highlighted i n media as variously “8 reasons to buy JP Morgan stock” and more. However, pending Brunco Iskil’s role clarification to regulators … Continue reading

April 10, 2012

Bank of America loses more Ayes

Moody’s just downgraded America’s heritage bank from the A levels to the highest its long term debt the BAA1 rating. That’s down two notches from A2 as the gaping … Continue reading

September 21, 2011

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

Dimon's making some sense, actually.. | Advantage zyaada

This apologetic piece from Andy Sorkin who was blue at not having written the screenplay for the Facebook movie tries to explain how his hero of his opus “Too Big … Continue reading

June 15, 2011 · 1 Comment

Global Bank, Global arguments on Capital

Update: The new Dodd Frank surcharge is likely on RWA assets (Risk Weighted) and amounts to a tiered charge of between 1.4% and 7% and according to Pearsons publications, likely … Continue reading

June 5, 2011 · 13 Comments

Citibank out of Private Equity , Real Estate

Private Equity is a specialised business, in that the players concerned are unlikely to turn up to defend their investments and even trading actions to a Senate Banking Committee, even … Continue reading

February 4, 2010 · 1 Comment

JP Morgan tries to squirm

Too Big to Fail When this Facebook movie guy wrote this book and I started looking forward to his dealbook blog in the other direction in June 2008, I was … Continue reading

January 13, 2010

Back from the storm: repayment, reforms, recovery

Isn’t a $1.1 trillion too much? Posted on December 14, 2009. Filed under: Obamanomics, US | Wow, it might add up to a little more This $1.1 trillion bill is not … Continue reading

December 15, 2009

Financial Bailout Extended Until Next October : NPR

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner announced Wednesday that the administration will extend the government's financial bailout program until next fall. In a letter to House and Senate leaders, Geithner said the … Continue reading

December 10, 2009 · 4 Comments