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The Case of the Disappearing FBI probe into Heinz Option Trades

Two deals involving Berkshire Hathaway partner, 3G Capital, were scrutinized by the SEC for alleged insider trading.  3G no stranger to US courts… The takeover of H.J. Heinz & Co  by Berkshire Hathaway was done and dusted in May. By … Continue reading

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LTROverdose Vs LTROver*

Part I Pre-load: Critical series of posts about LTRO Facts, figures, a few fatuous opinions and a bit of fun Part I touches on LTROs we’ve had so far and their apparent effects Another indecisive session for equity markets, albeit … Continue reading

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Overnight Bungee Practice

If Wednesday’s market moves in Europe are just half as volatile as they were in the relatively illiquid overnight conditions, it’ll be an ‘interesting’ day. Just after London’s close, the euro spiked circa 80 pts to 1.3760/65, as did other … Continue reading

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