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Activity, Investment banking

Goldman Will Pay Big Money for Cash — Yes, Even Your Measly Savings

June 19, 2018

Via: TheStreet

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) wants your cash. And you might actually want to give it to them. The Wall Street investment bank is trying to transform itself into a broader financial-services company like bigger rivals Bank of America Corp. […]


Activity, Trading

What the stock market’s most crucial week of the year tells us about the road ahead

June 18, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Stock-market investors navigated, virtually unscathed, a gauntlet of central-bank gatherings, a historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean Kim Jong Un, and flaring trade tensions. The S&P 500 index SPX, -0.10% ended the week essentially flat, managing the […]


Activity, Trading

Dollar extends advance as rate differentials, trade spat drive trading

June 15, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The leading dollar index hit a seven-month high Friday, boosted by lingering U.S. economic optimism, even as global markets braced for the next round of trade jabs between economic powerhouses China and the U.S. The still largely disparate interest-rate policy […]


Activity, Investment banking

Goldman Sachs Stock Is Cheap and Ready to Ace Its Next ‘Test’

June 14, 2018

Via: TheStreet

The banks seemed hot in the wake of the Fed’s policy announcement. Then they cooled. They cooled in a hurry as the yield curve would not play ball. Upward pressure at the short end does not help net interest margins […]


Activity, Trading

How the ‘big kahuna’ of central banks may bring reality crashing down on stocks

June 14, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Pushed aside by investors who have been distracted by politics and trade bickering, central banks are back and demanding attention. And attention they are getting. With the ink barely dry on that seemingly hawkish Federal Reserve statement, China’s central bank […]


Activity, Investment banking

The Federal Reserve has a glorious history of hurting investors

June 13, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Investors would have to be stupid to ignore the Federal Reserve’s history of causing pain. But that is exactly what momentum investors are doing now. History repeats itself, but human nature being what it is, many investors do not learn. […]


Activity, Trading

U.S. stock futures slip as investors shift from Trump-Kim summit to central bank meetings

June 12, 2018

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stock futures saw muted action on Tuesday as investors shifted from a historic summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore to the start of a series of important central-bank meetings kicking off […]


Activity, Trading

Gold slips ahead of North Korea summit, expected Fed rate action

June 11, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Gold futures slipped Monday as a wait-and-see mood took over ahead of the much-touted meeting over North Korea’s nuclear power and two major central bank decisions on the docket this week. August gold GCQ8, -0.02% fell $3.70, or 0.3%, to […]


Activity, Corporate banking

PNC Leads $230MM Facility for Motorcar Parts of America

June 8, 2018

Via: ABF Journal

PNC Bank led a new five-year, $230 million credit facility for Motorcar Parts of America. The facility includes a $200 million revolver and $30 million term loan and replaces a previous credit facility consisting of a $120 million revolver and […]


Activity, Trading

U.S. stocks set to build on bank-fueled rally

June 7, 2018

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks on Thursday looked mostly on track to extend gains from the prior session partly powered by financial shares amid a shift in the outlook for tighter monetary policy in both the U.S. and Europe. What are markets doing? […]