Tag: Goldman Sachs

A New Kind Of Oil Price Speculation

A New Kind Of Oil Price Speculation

A New Kind Of Oil Price Speculation by Cook & Bynum Sometimes structured products are only masquerading as investments, when in reality they are time-bound gambling vehicles.  Jason Zweig recently highlighted a case study where “investors” were simply speculating with […]

Is Fintech – Finally – Gaining Ground?

Is Fintech – Finally – Gaining Ground?

Is Fintech – Finally – Gaining Ground? by [email protected] Technology is changing the global financial system so rapidly, the World Economic Forum recently noted, that there is an “urgent need” to set standards and develop regulations. While the “use of […]

Is It Possible To Defog America’s Corporate Financial Statements?

Is It Possible To Defog America’s Corporate Financial Statements?

Is It Possible To Defog America’s Corporate Financial Statements? by [email protected] Wharton’s Wayne Guay and Delphine Samuels discuss their research on corporate financial reports. For anyone other than a highly dedicated professional, it’s virtually impossible to effectively parse a big […]

Outlook For Commercial MBS Issuance Looks Bleaker

Outlook For Commercial MBS Issuance Looks Bleaker

On the back of a 30% drop in first-quarter volume, the outlook for commercial MBS issuance is even bleaker for the next couple of months, though there are signs that the lending market’s deep freeze is starting to thaw. Commercial Mortgage […]