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  • Wall Street Bond Dealers Whipsawed on Bearish Treasuries Bet

    Betting against U.S. government debt this year is turning out to be a fool’s errand. Just ask Wall Street’s biggest bond dealers.

  • Structured Notes Are Wall Street's `Next Bubble,' Whalen Says

    Wall Street banks are creating the “next investment bubble” by selling opaque and unregulated structured notes to investors hunting for yield, according to Christopher Whalen , managing director of Institutional Risk Analytics.

  • Paulson Fund May Face Litigation Following Goldman's SEC Suit, Whalen Says

    Paulson & Co., the world’s third- largest manager of hedge funds, may face civil litigation for its role in the collateralized debt obligations that led to the fraud charges against Goldman Sachs Group Inc., according to Christopher Whalen.

  • Dimon May Get Questioned Over Hedging, Whalen Says

    JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon will probably be pressed by analysts this week over whether money-losing bets by the bank’s chief investment office were really intended as hedges, said Tangent Capital Partners LLC’s Christopher Whalen.

  • Whalen Says Fannie, Freddie Have Unrealized Losses

    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may have hundreds of billions of dollars of unrealized losses, Christopher Whalen, managing director of Institutional Risk Analytics, said.

  • Moynihan Fights Fires at Bank of America Amid Book-Value Doubts

    Brian T. Moynihan spent his first year as Bank of America Corp. ’s chief executive officer putting out fires smoldering from the financial crisis. In 2011, he’ll do it all over again.

  • Whalen: Citi Has to Explain `Disorderly' CEO Change

    Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Christopher Whalen, managing director at Institutional Risk Analytics, discusses the "disorderly" process and timing of Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit stepping down. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop."

  • Whalen on Pandit's Departure from Citigroup

    Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Christopher Whalen, a senior managing director at Tangent Capital Partners LLC, talks about the departure of Citigroup Inc. Chief executive Officer Vikram Pandit and the outlook for the firm. Whalen speaks with Deirdre Bolton, Peter Cook, Erik Schatzker and Dominic Chu on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

  • IRA’s Whalen Says Bank Holding Act Won’t Last (Audio)

    Christopher Whalen, founder of Institutional Risk Analytics, says the Bank Holding Act "will be repealed." Whalen talks with Bloomberg's Ken Prewitt and Tom Keene on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Surveillance."

  • Whalen: Citi Has Had a Succession of `Deal Guys'

    Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit, who led the bank through its government rescue, stepped down and will be replaced by Michael Corbat. Institutional Risk Analytics Christopher Whalen speaks on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

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