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The US Auto Sales Report (March 2012)

While you already had the taste of how well March went when raw data was being collated at month end, this is the right time to get all the slices … Continue reading

April 5, 2012

US Economy (EoD Review): Quadruple Witching, but S&P 500 keeps moving up

Tomorrow is Quadruple Witching Day as Stock Index Options and Index Futures expire along with Stock Options and Futures including the successful series of Apple with more than 2 mln … Continue reading

March 15, 2012

US Economy: The Auto sales are riding Superbowl campaigns, Shoppers gun for favorite stores..

Of course most of us may not call them campaigns yet, but the effort in producing a $5 mln ad time spend that cost another $5 mln to make is … Continue reading

March 1, 2012

Monthly Auto Sales Preview: The February Auto Sales Bump

Auto sales are likely up 27% in February to a SAAR of 14 mln ( less than 900k in February) even as oOil is headed up to $5 even $6 … Continue reading

February 27, 2012

US Autos: After a dozen Superbowl Ads, where are we going!

January was a good month for Car sales in the US, with  the Camry, the Nissan Altima and the Honda Civic coming back in the Top 10 with more than … Continue reading

February 7, 2012

US Auto: December Auto Sales for the nation

December Auto Sales While America bought 4000 less Large Cars from 2010 November last month to only 2,004 cars  (WSJ Market Data) it has been growing Mid size and Small … Continue reading

December 30, 2011 · 5 Comments

Corporate Europe at divergence, plans downfall of the Euro

Image via CrunchBase The EFSF insufficiencies unbecoming of the new bailout paradigm even appreciated by rating agencies like S&P, have tinerantly bugged corporates in the Euro zone.EZ corporates running a … Continue reading

November 30, 2011

The India Lifestyle reincarnation: GIC, Bain pick up Honda stake in India

Image via Wikipedia The opinion piece below predated the deal particulars which show the promoters buying the 26% stake from Honda based on bridge loans from GIC and Bain who … Continue reading

February 4, 2011 · 1 Comment

Volkswagen adds Suzuki, Porsche

Following on to yesterday’s announcement, it seems that VW made noise regarding the ‘alliance’ upon its 19.9% stake purchase letting FT on that this would be used to grow in … Continue reading

December 10, 2009