CS : Analysis & Opinions

  1. UBS' Appeal Against $1.4B Bail Rejected by French Court - Analyst ...

    December 18, 2014
    After losing an initial appeal against $1.4 billion bail payment in a French tax-evasion probe in September, theUBS AG's ...
  2. Foreign Banks: Geopolitics, Regulations Cloud Prospects - Industry ...

    October 20, 2014
    Foreign Banks: Geopolitics, Regulations Cloud Prospects - Industry Outlook
  3. How does WFC make money? They lend it out at a higher rate than they borrow it at. Simple, right? But the real story is how proficient they are at it.

    How Wells Fargo Became The Biggest Bank In America

    September 30, 2014
    How does WFC make money? They lend it out at a higher rate than they borrow it at. Simple, right? But the real story is how ...
  4. Foreign Banks Face Tough Road to Recovery - Industry Outlook

    June 16, 2014
    Foreign Banks Face Tough Road to Recovery - Industry Outlook
  5. Covered Calls 101: How To Check Your Potential Return

    February 11, 2014
    When setting up a covered call trade, it is important to estimate ahead of time what that trade is likely to return. Not ...
  6. the Nikkei- Japan’s main stock market index- has surged by 50.7% this year. That’s nearly double the performance of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (NYSE:DIA).

    Japanese Stocks Continue To Outperform

    December 3, 2013
    While Japan has been called dead money for years, the past year has removed that moniker perhaps for good. With supportive ...
  7. Like the Great Wall of China, which was designed to separate two parties, the Chinese wall is designed to separate underwriters and analysts.

    How Effective Is The Chinese Wall?

    October 22, 2013
    Because underwriters work on one side of the Chinese wall and analysts work on the other side, information gathered by the ...
  8. RetailMeNot Jumps 34% In IPO Debut--Should You Buy?

    July 23, 2013
    RetailMeNot (Nasdaq:SALE) went public July 18 at $21 per share. In its first day of trading its stock gained 32%. Is the ...
  9. Apple's Latest Hire Suggests A Future In Wearable Technology

    July 9, 2013
    Apple (Nasdaq:AAPL) announced the hiring of former Yves St. Laurent CEO Paul Deneve July 3. Why would a fashion executive ...
  10. Credit Suisse Says Not To Give Up On MLPs Just Yet

    June 18, 2013
    Interest in MLP has waned over the last few weeks as the Fed has hinted at winding down its QE programs. However, according ...
  11. JPMorgan to Shed Private Equity Unit - Analyst Blog

    June 17, 2013
    JPMorgan Chase & Co. is set to divest its private equity arm, One Equity Partners.
  12. RBC Gets Regulatory Nod - Analyst Blog

    February 11, 2013
    Last week, Royal Bank of Canada (RY) - also known as RBC - got permission from Canada's Competition Bureau for the acquisition ...
  13. HSBC Closes Ping An Deal - Analyst Blog

    February 4, 2013
    HSBC Holdings plc (HBC) concluded the sale of its remaining stake in Chinese insurance giant Ping An Insurance (Group) Company ...
  14. HSBC's Money Laundering Scandal

    January 29, 2013
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  15. BofA Transferring Derivatives to UK - Analyst Blog

    January 28, 2013
    According to a Financial Times report, Bank of America Corporation (BAC) has started transferring its derivatives operation ...
  16. Morgan Stanley to Cut Jobs in Asia - Analyst Blog

    January 15, 2013
    Morgan Stanley (MS) has announced its plans to reduce its Asian workforce by 15%. As per Bloomberg, the company plans to ...
  17. BlackRock Buys More Market Share

    January 15, 2013
    BlackRock is rumored to be buying Credit Suisse's European ETF business. While the price is unknown, BlackRock gains the ...
  18. Morgan Stanley to Cut 1,600 Jobs - Analyst Blog

    January 10, 2013
    On Wednesday, Morgan Stanley (MS) became the latest Wall Street biggie to announce job cuts. Starting this week, it is planning ...
  19. Regal-Beloit Offers Common Stock - Analyst Blog

    December 13, 2012
    Headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin, Regal-BeloitCorporation (RBC) recently issued a public offering of 2,750,000 shares of ...
  20. Swiss Banks to Charge for Deposits - Analyst Blog

    December 4, 2012
    The largest Swiss banks, including Credit Suisse Group (CS) and UBS AG (UBS), have decided to charge fees and pay negative ...
  21. S&P Affirms Ratings on Swiss Banks - Analyst Blog

    November 30, 2012
    Standard & Poor's Rating Services (S&P) has reiterated its ratings on fourteen Swiss banks including UBS AG (UBS) and Credit ...
  22. ING Vends Off Thailand Unit - Analyst Blog

    November 21, 2012
    Netherlands-based ING Groep NV (ING) announced to sell its lucrative Thailand Asset management business to Singapore's United ...
  23. Credit Suisse Group - Value

    November 15, 2012
    Shares of Credit Suisse Group (CS) have advanced following its third quarter results and the announcement of its cost savings ...
  24. Deutsche Bank Posts Profit, Revs Up - Analyst Blog

    October 31, 2012
    Aided by improved performance at its investment bank unit, Deutsche Bank AG's (DB) net income attributable to its shareholders ...
  25. UBS AG Reports Loss, to Cut Jobs - Analyst Blog

    October 30, 2012
    UBS AG (UBS) reported a loss in the third quarter. In addition to this, the company announced a massive job cut over the ...
  26. Investment Banking Fee Woe Continues - Analyst Blog

    October 1, 2012
    According to Reuters, global investment banks are facing declining investment banking fee income, bearing the brunt of the ...
  27. CME Unveils New IRS Futures - Analyst Blog

    September 19, 2012
    CME Group Inc. (CME) introduced a new genre of futures contracts that will be linked with deliverable interest rate swaps ...
  28. Credit Suisse Group and Other Big Movers In Financial on September ...

    September 17, 2012
    It's been a bad day for the market after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq is down 0.2%; the S&P 500 has decreased 0.2%; ...
  29. FDIC Sues Banks over Risky MBS - Analyst Blog

    August 22, 2012
    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) has filed three separate lawsuits against major banks over the alleged sale of ...
  30. Foreign Banks Stock Outlook - July 2012 - Industry Outlook

    July 10, 2012
    Foreign banks have been adopting reconstruction-by-asset-sale as the means to reduce leverage and stay afloat. However, the ...
  31. European Crisis Dents Bank Revenue - Analyst Blog

    June 29, 2012
    According to Reuters, global investment banks are facing declining investment banking fee income, bearing the brunt of the ...
  32. Trade Volatility With The VIX

    June 12, 2012
    Trading volatility is an interesting idea, but current ETFs and ETNs do a fairly poor job of it.
  33. Treasury to Sell AIG Stock - Analyst Blog

    May 7, 2012
    Basking after a good first-quarter performance, yesterday American International Group Inc. (AIG) announced the US Treasury ...
  34. 4 Ways To Trade The VIX

    May 4, 2012
    Trading volatility is an interesting idea, but current ETFs and ETNs do a fairly poor job of it.
  35. A Turning Point For Japan

    May 4, 2012
    While Japan has been called dead money for years, a falling yen could finally mean the nation is turning a corner. For investors, ...
  36. Wealth Management Drives UBS Profit - Analyst Blog

    May 3, 2012
    Wealth Management Drives UBS Profit - Analyst Blog
  37. TVIX: a Rock and a Hard Place

    March 24, 2012
    If you’re speculating on an imminent market crisis, you’re in pretty lousy company, writes MoneyShow.com senior editor Igor ...
  38. The Rally In Small-Cap Growth Stocks

    February 13, 2012
    Small caps have been improving along with the economy. Investors should look into adding these shares to their portfolio. ...
  39. 6 Stocks At 52-Week Lows

    November 24, 2011
    Are these companies on a downward spiral or gearing up for a rebound?
  40. It's Time To Invest In Switzerland

    October 19, 2011
    Swiss stocks may offer a more conservative hiding place.
  41. Time To Invest In Switzerland?

    September 26, 2011
    Swiss stocks may offer a more conservative hiding place.
  42. When Times Are Tough, Should Investors Go Swiss?

    September 15, 2011
    Swiss stocks may offer a more conservative hiding place.
  43. 6 Bank Stocks With Big Dividends

    March 17, 2011
    Several international banks are delivering a nice yield, but Australia's oldest bank is a dividend super star.
  44. Preferred Stock ETFs with High Dividend Yields

    November 9, 2010
    We examine a group of preferred stock ETFs that have market beating dividend yields.
  45. 4 Reasons 'Made In The U.S.A.' Wins

    August 24, 2010
    Recent articles about rising Chinese wages and implementing wage-equalization import taxes has me thinking "Made in the U.S.A." ...
  46. Bye Bye NBTY

    July 19, 2010
    This volatile supplements company goes away, and private equity is back.
  47. Iron-Clad Swaps

    July 9, 2010
    The iron ore market is becoming increasingly open, but at the cost of more volatility.
  48. Trust In Jim Rogers

    May 11, 2009
    Commodities are becoming a more important part of an individual investor’s portfolio. However, given the troubles a prominent ...
  49. Preferred Stock ETFs

    October 20, 2008
    We examine a group of preferred stock ETFs to see why they have fared so poorly as of late.
  50. Knowing It’s Going To Rain Is Better Than Guessing

    July 24, 2008
    Weather forecasting is playing an increasingly important role in big business.
  51. UBS, Deutsche Bank Latest Subprime Confessors

    April 2, 2008
    UBS and Deutsche Bank pre-announced more write-downs from subprime linked troubles. The good news is that the end may be ...
  52. Clear Channel And Banks Play Tug Of War

    March 28, 2008
    The long-awaited private equity buyout of Clear Channel has hit a roadblock. The banks are now balking at financing the deal. ...
  53. Can You Bank On European Banking? (DB, UBS, CS)

    September 14, 2007
    We examine three giants of European investment banking as they attempt to move beyond their borders.
  54. TXU's Private Equity Deal on the Table (TXU)

    March 19, 2007
    A look inside the $45 billion private equity bid for the high-profile utility company.
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