Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Economist // Age shall not weary her

America’s central bank has become ever more powerful over the past century AS THE holiday season of 1913 drew near, only one thing stood between Woodrow Wilson and a long-awaited vacation on the Gulf of Mexico. Congress was still fighting over a bill to create the Federal Reserve, and Wilson had threatened to keep it […]

The rise of BlackRock

The rise of BlackRock In 25 years, BlackRock has become the world’s biggest investor. Is its dominance a problem? Dec 7th 2013 | From the print edition ASK conspiracy theorists who they think really runs the world, and they will probably point to global banks, such as Citigroup, Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase. Oil […]

Collateralized Debt Obligations : Fonctionnement et Valorisation

La crise subprime ainsi que la crise financière qui s’ensuivit ont mis en évidence les problèmes de valorisation de certains produits de gré à gré dont les Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDOs). Ces derniers sont des portefeuilles intégrant des produits de dettes comme actifs et émettant des créances de “seniorité” différente sur ces actifs. On distingue […]

Predictive Analytics Drives Profitability, Growth – by

Predictive analytics can be an ally to CFOs who are looking for a viable tool to drive growth and manage enterprise profitability. There are several ways in which a CFO can leverage predictive-analytics solutions to manage profitability and enable corporate functions to adopt its principles. CFOs can successfully lead that charge if they know that: […]