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Tag Archives: Trade

It’s Monday Again: Markets hath no fury than when scorning banks, Blackberry gets a ‘sinking deal’ (The Week ahead: September 23 – 27, 2013, US Economy & Markets)

Markets cannot be allowed to Dictate Fed Policy Jefferies results cascaded an apposite downturn into the markets even as GM was upgraded to investment grade on the back of a … Continue reading

September 23, 2013

The Goldman Sachs huddle will come back | Banking insight

Regulators are having a field day, chomping away at little acts of banks long allowed as fair and market friendly in the spate of SEC investigations against the “vampire squid” … Continue reading

April 12, 2012

China Singular Trade deficit | China Review & Insight

The large deficit in trade just announced by China on the back of a large 40% jump in imports to $31.5 bln, is not as bad as it seems. The … Continue reading

March 10, 2012

European Sovereign Debt Crisis: The UK Law Greek Government Bonds issue

Greece is out with the offer, with apparently most hedge funds holding more than EUR 2 bln worth at 20 cents to the Euro holding veto power over the aceptance … Continue reading

February 24, 2012

Meet the Volcker Rule – Volcker read the other regulators’ | Banking Insight

As of now this is where Paul Volcker has encouraged efforts by the four regulators to implement the limitations of banks to essential services in exchange for access to the … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · 3 Comments

Some misconceptions hampering your US Dollar / Currency Trades

Random chatter which keeps coming back to me, mostly should be a list for your morning am start..Unfortunately Treasuries have not started rising, QE3 is not a reality honestly and … Continue reading

January 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

Bank Results Season: Goldman Sachs, always on target

While its $50bln Facebook deal remains an argument for investment banking denizens, the bank also lost 1 in  6 in both Investment Banking ( selling and underwriting deals) and investment … Continue reading

April 19, 2011 · 1 Comment