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April 2009

Vikram Pandit beat expectations, Citigroup Posts $1.6 Billion Profit

Citigroup posted a smaller-than-expected loss since 2007 thanks to cost-cutting and improved investment banking. Citi’s the third large institution this week, after Goldman Sachs Group and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., to report stronger-than-proj...

Royal Bank of Scotland shortlists three bidders for Asia business

Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (RBS) has a shortlist of three bidders for its Asian retail and commercial banking assets in a sale that could fetch up to $1.8 billion, according to a report on The Wall Street Journal’s Web site. The shortlisted...

Amazon developing a larger screen Kindle?

Amazon.com is developing a new version of its Kindle e-book reader with a larger screen, according to a report on the Web site of The Wall Street Journal on Friday. The new device may come out in time for the 2009 holiday shopping season, according to ...

Goldman Sachs Group plans stock offering

Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is considering making a multibillion dollar offering of its shares to investors. The company is planning this offering as part of an effort to repay a $10 billion government loan. Though the final si...

March 2009

FIRB extends review of Chinalco-Rio Tinto deal!

The Australian Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) has issued an interim order to carry out an additional 90-day review of Chinalco’s proposed strategic partnership with Rio Tinto, after the conclusion of a preliminary 30-day review on March 1...

February 2009

Madoff wife Ruth Withdrew $15M Before His Arrest!

Ruth Madoff, the wife of disgraced money manager Bernard Madoff withdrew more than $15 million from a firm co-owned by her husband — including $10 million on the day before his arrest on charges he ran a $50 billion Ponzi scheme. Ruth Madoff, 67, wit...

What is Santander's Madoff payout?

The people responsible for Santander’s Madoff strategy are not even at Santander anymore. They left a few months before the scandal broke. Santander announced last week it would compensate all individual clients who invested in the Optimal Strategic ...

December 2008

A full report on Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities Ponzi scheme: GREED and STUPIDITY!

I agree and I call it GREED and STUPIDITY… who in the hell in their right imnd thinks that a money manager can return 8% to 12% per year…even when the market goes to hell in a handbasket…even in the era of 1974…come on!!! I reca...

EIB loan to mitigate climate change and support EU presence in India

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing EURO 150 million to the Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank) to part-finance investments that will contribute to the mitigation of climate change or to support European Union (EU) presence in India. Mr...

Tudor Jones suspends withdrawals from flagship fund!

Hedge-fund pioneer Paul Tudor Jones, Tudor Investment Co., run by hedge fund pioneer Paul Tudor Jones, temporarily suspended redemption from the $10 billion BVI Global Fund Ltd. as it splits the hedge fund into two, Bloomberg reported Monday quoting a ...

October 2008

Tom Petters jailed but Lancelot Investment Lent About $1 Billion to Petters Affiliates: Sun Country warns of possible shutdown

In my view, No he didn’t ’steal’ the money. There is no report of him ’stealing’ any money. He and his associates fraudulently induced wealthy people and hedge funds to loan his company money. Most of this 2 billion has b...

September 2008

Personal Finances

Personal finance and career information and resources: investments, student and personal loans, work from home, jobs.

May 2008

Financial Planning and Real Estate Information and Resources

Selected financial planning and real estate information and resources: mortgages, loans, credit cards, refinancing, debt consolidation, stock investment.

October 2007

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