Tag Archives: Banks

Staley wins again, then retreats

Jes Staley’s investment and trading business has remained a difficult-to-define work in progress for longer than shareholders have been comfortable with, but it’s getting a track record of beating the market. Barclays Investment banking (IB) fees still caught flak in … Continue reading

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Margin Call 0002

Margin Call   Ken Odeluga, July 5th, 2014   (M2 items only this time.)   Goldman Sachs hit with Rare Broker Downgrade   The stock of The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. was downgraded by an analyst at brokerage Sanford C. … Continue reading

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What’s Worrying Bernanke?

Fed Chairman Bernanke gave a curious and worrying signal in his appearance yesterday before the Joint Economic Committee of Congress. He said, in the Q&A session that followed his testimony, that the recovery was ‘close to faltering.’ This subtly contradicted … Continue reading

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