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Goldman Should Buy ETrade

Goldman Sachs could benefit if it expanded its traditional banking by acquiring online brokerage E*Trade Financial given the Wall Street bank’s revenue has been largely flat this decade, said CLSA analyst Mike Mayo. 156 more words


On Journalism and the Writer

First of all, I cannot believe that I have never read Kevin Young’s The Grey Album: On the Blackness of Blackness!  My specialty as a historian is race and popular culture, specifically music, so this book is totally my jam.  1,201 more words


Subtle Gold Diggers

In the last few years I have had the opportunity to work for 2 financial/investment firms. Growing up I aspired to be wealthy and I had the idea that if I understood how investing worked and if I worked with large sums of money I would magically become wealthy. 1,308 more words

Why Apple's China problem is likely to get much, much worse

”Apple is coming off a 26 percent sales decline in Greater China, the steepest drop among its five regions,” Ari Levy reports for CNBC. “More worrisome: The greatest risks lie ahead.” 151 more words


Dollar down, equities down, gold up, silver up more

Article first published earlier today on news.sharpspixley.com 

There was something of an overnight melt-up in gold, and even more so in silver, which started in after-hours trade in New York, and continued in Asia.  518 more words

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The Toxic Billion Dollar Goldman Sachs Bond Deal that the SEC Let Get Away

In early 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission had Goldman Sachs, and perhaps the rest of Wall Street, in its sights.

SEC enforcement lawyers believed they had uncovered evidence showing that Goldman had defrauded investors, misleading them into thinking a particularly toxic subprime $1.3 billion mortgage bond, Fremont Home Loan Trust 2006-e, was a safe bet. 2,701 more words