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Category: Investment banking


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Investors Are Still Hungry for New Bank Equity

October 12, 2018

Via: Bank Director

The U.S. economy is riding high. Bank stocks, while their valuations are down somewhat from their highs at the beginning of the year, are still enjoying a nice run. For most banks that want to raise new equity capital, the […]


Activity, Investment banking

Bank of America says Nvidia is a top pick due to the big upgrade opportunity for its gaming cards

September 24, 2018

Via: CNBC

Nvidia shares will keep rising even after the stock’s big gains this year, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The firm reiterated its buy and ‘top sector pick’ ratings for Nvidia shares, predicting strong demand for the company’s previous […]


Activity, Capital and risk, Investment banking, Liquidity

10-year Treasury yield steadies as focus shifts to Fed gathering

September 21, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields were mostly unchanged on early Friday trading as traders looked ahead to next week’s meeting by the Federal Reserve, where a rate increase is expected. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.34% was flat at 3.080%, close to […]


Activity, Investment banking

Goldman shares rise as rivals line up to take stakes in bank’s ‘Simon’ investing app

September 19, 2018

Via: CNBC

Goldman Sachs shares jumped 2 percent after word it has lined up rival banks to take stakes in its three-year-old app devoted to selling complex investment products. The Wall Street firm has been mulling a spinoff of the app, called […]


Activity, Investment banking

Bank of America downgrades Chevron, citing risk of losing some overseas production deals

September 6, 2018

Via: CNBC

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is getting less optimistic on Chevron shares due to rising competition over energy deals. The firm lowered its rating to neutral from buy for Chevron shares, saying the renewals for the company’s key Asian projects […]


Activity, Investment banking

Investors watch for Italy credit-rating downgrade, amid fears of forced selloff

August 31, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Holders of Italian bonds will nervously eye the debt-rating agencies over the next few weeks ahead of what many anticipate is an imminent downgrade of the country’s sovereign-debt rating, a move that would inflict pain on a bond market already […]


Activity, Investment banking

Children’s savings accounts were designed to improve social mobility, but do they work?

August 30, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Encouraging low-income families to squirrel away money for their children’s future sounds like a great way to help kids achieve financially stability. But children’s savings account programs may not be doing much to level the playing field for people of […]


Activity, Investment banking

Despite stock records, bears have ‘unfinished business’ with market, Morgan Stanley warns

August 28, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The recent record levels in the U.S. stock market have punished those who expected equities to turn lower, but at least one prominent skeptic is standing by his call. Michael Wilson, the chief U.S. equity strategist at Morgan Stanley, said […]


Activity, Investment banking

Investors may be underestimating the risk stocks face from the midterm elections

August 20, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Political issues have been among the biggest drivers of trading in the U.S. stock market in 2018, as investors grapple with the uncertainty of trade policy and the economic effect of the tax bill passed late last year. However, another […]


Activity, Capital and risk, Investment banking, Liquidity

Treasury yields edge lower as Turkish currency resumes fall

August 17, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields fell Friday at the end a week of range-bound as trading as demand for U.S. government paper rose when the Turkish lira resumed its decline and weighed on risk sentiment. The yield for the benchmark 10-year note TMUBMUSD10Y, […]