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Tag Archives: Wall Street Journal

US Morning Report: It is the Economy, Mr Bernanke!

The moderate recovery underway in the data seems to wax and wane according to its distance from a scheduled Fed meeting with bad new home sales last week ignored as … Continue reading

July 31, 2012

MF Global Execs Bonus pool signed on as Creditors for the divvy up | Crisis Insight

Two dozen top executives at MF Global including three reportedly claimed to be assets during the recovery process ( by virtue of being of help in recovering and liquidating assets) … Continue reading

March 13, 2012

That "Mainlandism" in Greater China : D&G issues an apology to Hong Kong

Like the Han migration to Uighur dominated Xinjiang onthe border of Centrlal Asia, Hongkong is close to being colonised by mainland Tourists from China.. The Italian luxury brand¬†sparked controversy earlier … Continue reading

January 23, 2012

Learn from the masters..

  Looking for good downloads for your new advertising supported/ fully loaded Kindle / Kindle Fire: We would recommend two unique tomes this new year’s eve   1. Most equity … Continue reading

December 31, 2011

Temasek, CIC purchase more of China Construction Bank

How BofA’s CCB stake sale played out?¬† Temasek Holdings , a Singapore owned sovereign fund upped its stake from 8.10% to 9.42% buying $2.1 bln worth 377 mln of the … Continue reading

November 21, 2011 · 1 Comment

Morgan stanley to issue Uridashi bonds

Apart from fronting attacks on its likely and unlikely exposures in the Eurozone, MS marshalled resources from its partners Mitsubishi to affirm the strategic partnership with Japan’s finest and also … Continue reading

October 4, 2011

Bank of America savings or 10000 jobs?

In a whirlwind of media confusion, Bank of America added a further 3500 job cuts to its large army of bankers yesterday,. However half the early media reports on the … Continue reading

August 20, 2011 · 1 Comment

Advantage Dealbook: Cash is your friend

Deals in Q2 maintained a constant premium of 6.1 times EBITDA (Enterprise Value ) according to the score cards variously being analysed since mid June. What most have not printed … Continue reading

July 7, 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

The extent of insider trading in US Markets | Advantage 'zyaada'

BTW, firstly, a doff to The Big Picture Barry Ritholtz for sharing tremendous insights lately on his blog ( Barry is B , Our Big Guy and has earlier written … Continue reading

November 21, 2010 · 1 Comment