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Bank Results Season: Wells Fargo trudges to a $84 Bln goalpost but with a ROTA of 1.5%

The Bank maintained its lead in Return on Assets with some deft Expense control apparently and is due to get into Executive webcasts for the Analysts in a half hour … Continue reading

January 14, 2014

Bank Results Season: Wells Fargo raises the bar for Mortgage lenders

Though earnings came a cent below expectations and shares fell 5% in early trading after Citi beat estimates handsomely. Wells Fargo reported $4.06 bln in profits but less than $2 … Continue reading

October 17, 2011 · 2 Comments

Balancing Regulation and Recovery: The Banks have lost this play..Part II | Advantage zyaada

The Super regulation is necessary In the US and in Europe where much of the Competition guys’ and government contract clauses have restricted banks in the really important diversification of … Continue reading

June 11, 2011 · 9 Comments

The twisted regulation | A fellow bull

A controversial bill will make its way to the Senate floor today. According to Bloomberg, inside the 1,558-page bill is a two-page provision that would force 40 of the largest … Continue reading

April 30, 2010

Manufacturing a Crisis | Goldman Sachs

The crisis that went by had a lot going for it, with some great contrarian stands from Goldman Sachs and even Dimon’s fledgling JPMorgan, now a de facto twin gold … Continue reading

April 30, 2010

Greece’s Legacy for the Euro | Advantage zyaada

The Greek and Portugal national default, as likely and now also triggered by the newly driven down debt ratings, have been coming for some time. ECB, Germany ( Eur 35 … Continue reading

April 29, 2010

Some not so Hot Practices we condone | Advantage zyaada

Lehman it seems has not only lived with Accounting practices regarding moving assets off the balance sheet at quarter closing, where it seemed obvious that others much bigger had more … Continue reading

April 29, 2010

Goldman Sachs sticking to it | Advantage zyaada

The real games in financial regulation will begin after we appoint new regulators, none of the regulations are anywhere near implementable about 20 hours ago via HootSuite Goldman Sachs is … Continue reading

April 28, 2010 · 5 Comments

This one snuck in the back door | Financial regulation

zyakaira notes: Two points to note, which would even be clear to regulators and the big banks from here..Dodd’s bill cannot handle derivatives, SAC leader Blanche Lincoln is getting ready … Continue reading

April 22, 2010 · 1 Comment

The legal fallout of the crisis | Advantage zyaada

Among the ones that escaped the notice of the fourth estate earlier, there was some legal action against banks for mis-declarations and civil fraud such as the mortgage ‘quick-cycles’ of … Continue reading

February 7, 2010