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  • Goldman to offer bond using total return swap [View news story]
    A return to 2007 with this creation brought to you by the same PERPS. I wonder what the rating is on the JAP insurance company...........and it's ability to pay in tougher times... No doubt the FED and SEC approved. This ought to collapse every one' CDs.
    Jul 22 10:48 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Looking back at Benmosche's time as AIG's chief [View news story]
    I had the pleasure of serving on a board with him.......and every opinion on the positive side is correct.......I hope he beats the health to him and his family.........J DEVINE
    Jun 16 07:37 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • President threatens tougher action against Russia [View news story]
    What a blow-art.......scare them with first hit and do nothing. Next announce another hit before completing the first hit..........Is he shadow boxing in the White house?
    Mar 20 11:44 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • GE raises $3B in bonds [View news story]
    This is news to me..........The board of directors is in sombody's pocket........most certainly the shareholders............. about enrichment and abuse.......Pure theft of shareholder capital. This should be looked into by the GOVERnENCE Commitee.
    Mar 7 07:14 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • New Home Sales [View news story]

    A lot of people shopping in the cold is that possible? It does look questionable in my mind......
    Feb 26 10:08 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Can Gross survive inside baseball account of events at Pimco? [View news story]
    You shouldn't be surprised..........just another ego maniac running other peoples savings.........The attitude and ego very siimliar to MADDOFF....... just another pied pipper leading the sheep.........His partner should be happy to find other employement...........
    Feb 25 07:51 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Illumina's Verinata Health presents verifi data [View news story]
    Why hasn't ILMN bought SQNM yet.?........They would lockup the whole area..........They have the funds to do it....Let alone SQNM can be had for a low price.
    Sep 19 08:09 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A lawsuit accusing P-E firms of colluding to drive down prices of target acquisition companies is given the green light to move forward by a federal judge. Those charged include Blackstone (BX), Carlyle (CG), KKR, and the P-E arm of Goldman Sachs (GS). Apollo Global (APO) was one of two firms which successfully won dismissal of the suit. [View news story]
    You should have seen what they were doing to the market in 2007.......... and in the crash of 1987 Goldman sold out all customer longs....claiming they were theirs to by pass the uptick rule..........yes they were caught and paid a fine..........of course they neither admitted the crime or denied it...........the great SEC at work for you and me.....
    Jul 18 03:21 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sangamo BioScience (SGMO +5.2%) moves up after the company publishes research using zinc finger DNA-binding protein technology to insert a gene that will essentially "silence" the extra copy of a gene that causes Downs Syndrome. The procedure provides a model for studing the basic biology of Down syndrom, and could enable the development of drugs that can potentially rebalance the cellular processes and pathologies that are affected by the disorder. [View news story]
    Great will take 7 years to get thru FDA.......
    Jul 17 04:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Affymax (AFFY +0.9%) rebounds from early morning weakness after the company disclosed in a regulatory filing that it has entered into a fourth amendment to its collaboration and license agreements with Takeda Pharmaceutical. The amendment, which is a part of the company's ongoing restructuring efforts, changes the economics from a profit-sharing arrangement to a milestone and royalty-based compensation structure, and stems from the voluntary recall and FDA suspension related to Omontys. [View news story]
    why does TAKADA not buy AFFY for a stock transaction and pursue a solution to the problem.........Shareh... are saved and TAKADA has the where with all to bring it back on the market. It will certainly save medicare a load of money v/s Amgen product..............p... I think it was a sabotage job to keep it off the market.........time will tell...
    Apr 11 12:55 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BofA analyst Athanasios Vamvakidis says the ECB should retire the €500 note. Some argue that as much as 90% of the bills are held by organized crime. In theory then, the ECB could set a deadline for all €500 notes to be either deposited or exchanged upon proof of legitimate acquisition. Presumably, the ill-gotten portion would not be redeemed, would become worthless, and the difference between the bills that were not redeemed and their original face value would be a profit for the central bank. [View news story]
    Great idea has there been another interview yet since he floated that thought............last scene floating down the Rhine face down....
    Apr 9 03:23 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Paris apartment of IMF Director Christine Lagarde has been raided by French police and is being searched. The investigation relates to allegations of improprieties from back when she was France's finance minister. [View news story]
    Did they find her real male clothes......Another IMF scandal.. in the making....... ....
    Mar 20 09:56 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • "My main Cyprus contagion fear is Italy," tweets Reuters' Hugo Dixon. "It doesn't have a government and it has form grabbing deposits (Amato 0.6% in 1992)." Meanwhile, Vladimir Putin calls the proposed tax on banks savings "unjust, unprofessional and dangerous." Wealthy Russian are due to be severely hit by the levy. [View news story]
    He for him to comment so quickly have had money hid out there.
    Mar 18 07:26 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sequenom (SQNM -2.3%) goes into the close a bit stronger than it started out the day, recovering some of its earlier 6% dip on some upbeat preliminary FY12 guidance posted over the weekend. The company said that it is expecting revenues of $89M, equating to a Y/Y growth rate of 59%, but the results were largely overshadowed by Illumina's (ILMN -7.3%) acquisition of Verinata, whose competing verifi test - which analyzes fetal DNA naturally found in a pregnant women's blood to look for missing or extra copies of chromosomes - carry's less risk than Sequenom’s SEQureDx technology. [View news story]
    Get the story right.......There is no risk with SQNM test plus it is more accurate than verinata
    Jan 7 04:11 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Coming to a state pension near you? Aiming to save euros, the Spanish government will raise pensions 1%-2% in 2013, less than 2.9% inflation rate at which it pledged to hike payments. The move will save about €3.8B, helping the government stay within its EU-mandated deficit target. [View news story]
    right on........many of them are double dippers.........Social security also......!
    Nov 30 03:02 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment