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Category: Investment banking


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, 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, 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, Investment banking

12 Bank Stocks Goldman Sachs Wants You to Buy Immediately

June 4, 2018

Via: TheStreet

Goldman Sachs thinks higher interest rates and deregulation will be music to the ears of investors in banks. The investment bank’s chief equity strategist David Kostin expects the S&P 500 to rise by 5% to 2,850 by year end. Kostin […]


Activity, Investment banking

Wall Street banks had best quarter in years. They are firing traders anyway

May 25, 2018

Via: CNBC

Global investment banks reaped the most first-quarter revenue in three years, but that didn’t stop the industry from firing traders as a years-long contraction continues, according to a report. The world’s 12 biggest banks generated $43.9 billion in revenue from […]


Activity, Investment banking, Trading

Congress May Have Just Set in Motion a Huge Banking Industry Merger Wave

May 23, 2018

Via: TheStreet

It could be time to cash out on some Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) and plow the winnings into several regional and community bank stocks. In one last step, the House of Representatives voted 258-159 on Tuesday, May 22, in support of […]


Activity, Investment banking

Goldman Sachs Isn’t the Best Bank Stock to Trade Now

May 16, 2018

Via: TheStreet

All bank stocks are not created equal. Citigroup (C) , Wells Fargo (WFC) , and Bank of America (BAC) all closed in the green on Tuesday, but none in significantly grand fashion. I am not touching Wells Fargo at this […]


Activity, Capital and risk, Investment banking, Macroeconomic

The 10-year Treasury yield has hit the 3% level – here’s what that means

April 25, 2018

Via: CNBC

The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield has broken through the “psychologically important” level of 3 percent, leaving analysts contemplating what it could mean the future of asset markets and, more importantly, the global economy. The yield on the benchmark bond — […]


Activity, Insurance, Investment banking

Global Insurers Favor Private Equity Investments

April 24, 2018

Via: Insurance Journal

Thirty-two percent of insurers plan to maintain or increase their investments in private equity in the next 12 months to boost returns, a survey of 300 executives overseeing more than $10 trillion in insurance assets showed on Tuesday. Insurers have […]


Activity, Investment banking, Trading

Embrace these 5 unloved investments, says Morningstar

April 18, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Russian stocks anyone? Or how about the underperforming European telecom sector? Maybe even some U.S. Treasurys? With investors shaken after weeks of geopolitical uncertainty, Morningstar Investment Management has compiled a list of unloved investments, including the ones above, that could […]