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Things worth reading: 25th April 2009

Things we're reading today include … UK: Bank seeks £40,000 compensation from teenage G20 protester (Guardian) Banks face fines for poor service (BBC) Tesco sales top £1bn a week – now retailer targets banks (Guardian) USA: Bad year for banks: (US) Failures surpass 2008 (CNN) …

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Things worth reading: 25th April 2009

Things we're reading today include … UK: Bank seeks £40,000 compensation from teenage G20 protester (Guardian) Banks face fines for poor service (BBC) Tesco sales top £1bn a week – now retailer targets banks (Guardian) USA: Bad year for banks: (US) Failures surpass 2008 (CNN) …

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Things worth reading: 25th April 2009

Things we're reading today include … UK: Bank seeks £40,000 compensation from teenage G20 protester (Guardian) Banks face fines for poor service (BBC) Tesco sales top £1bn a week – now retailer targets banks (Guardian) USA: Bad year for banks: (US) Failures surpass 2008 (CNN) …

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US releases stress test process

Just released at 14:00 EST / 19:00 GMT and cut and pasted from the Federal Reserve website: The Supervisory Capital Assessment Program: Design Summary (287 KB PDF) A white paper describing the process and methodologies employed by the federal banking supervisory agencies in their forward-looking …

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Fred Goodwin is now with Nomura

Nomura, owners of Lehmans and Instinet Europe as well as Chi-x, have made some interesting moves during this downturn. The latest is that their key strategist for investments is none other than Fred Goodwin, otherwise known as Mr. Macro. From Bloomberg today: Mr. Macro, Stock …

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Fred Goodwin is now with Nomura

Nomura, owners of Lehmans and Instinet Europe as well as Chi-x, have made some interesting moves during this downturn. The latest is that their key strategist for investments is none other than Fred Goodwin, otherwise known as Mr. Macro. From Bloomberg today: Mr. Macro, Stock …

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Fred Goodwin is now with Nomura

Nomura, owners of Lehmans and Instinet Europe as well as Chi-x, have made some interesting moves during this downturn. The latest is that their key strategist for investments is none other than Fred Goodwin, otherwise known as Mr. Macro. From Bloomberg today: Mr. Macro, Stock …

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Things worth reading: 24th April 2009

Things we're reading today include: Essex County Council sets up bank to help businesses in recession (Telegraph) Barclays investors vent anger over Middle Eastern fundraising (Guardian) Barclays revolt fuelled by shareholder anger (Times) Bank of America chief 'told to buy Merrill or face sack' (Guardian) …

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Things worth reading: 23rd April 2009

Things we're reading include … Credit Suisse returns to profit (Financial Times) Morgan Stanley curtails Wall Street optimism (Independent) Bank of England reluctant to confirm green shoots (Independent) Sobering news ahead of stress test results (New York Times) Geithner hopes for short-lived recession (Financial Times)US …

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Bank avoids job hunters

NYSE

Another year, another TradeTech, Europe’s largest technology exhibition and conference focused upon the investment markets for the buy and sell side. I love TradeTech. The smell of money, the buzz of aggressive trading strategies, the master of the universe swagger as you walk round the …

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Bank avoids job hunters

NYSE

Another year, another TradeTech, Europe’s largest technology exhibition and conference focused upon the investment markets for the buy and sell side. I love TradeTech. The smell of money, the buzz of aggressive trading strategies, the master of the universe swagger as you walk round the …

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Things worth reading: 22nd April 2009

Things we're reading today include: British economy falls into deflation for first time since 1960 (Telegraph) Credit Suisse pays clients for Lehman losses (Times) Inside the Treasury, City financiers plot shape of the Budget (Times) Citigroup faces down furious investors (Independent) Britain faces biggest losses …

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Things worth reading: 22nd April 2009

Things we're reading today include: British economy falls into deflation for first time since 1960 (Telegraph) Credit Suisse pays clients for Lehman losses (Times) Inside the Treasury, City financiers plot shape of the Budget (Times) Citigroup faces down furious investors (Independent) Britain faces biggest losses …

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Things worth reading: 22nd April 2009

Things we're reading today include: British economy falls into deflation for first time since 1960 (Telegraph) Credit Suisse pays clients for Lehman losses (Times) Inside the Treasury, City financiers plot shape of the Budget (Times) Citigroup faces down furious investors (Independent) Britain faces biggest losses …

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Having a drink with Gerard Hartsink

Next Monday, 27th April, the Financial Services Club will be hosting an evening with Gerard Hartsink, Chairman of the European Payments Council and Senior Vice President with ABN AMRO / Royal Bank of Scotland. I recently posted Gerard's comments on the European Payments landscape when …

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Things worth reading: 21st April 2009

Things we're reading today include …Results and Markets: Bank of America's Profit Mainly Due to Recent Deals (Washington Post)Six-week share rally founders as Bank of America reports surge in bad debts (Times) Asian stocks fall on bank fears (BBC) Global markets slide on banking fears …

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Things worth reading: 21st April 2009

Things we're reading today include …Results and Markets: Bank of America's Profit Mainly Due to Recent Deals (Washington Post)Six-week share rally founders as Bank of America reports surge in bad debts (Times) Asian stocks fall on bank fears (BBC) Global markets slide on banking fears …

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