Credit Suisse

The Credit Suisse Group AG (SIX: CSGN, NYSE: CS) is a financial services company, headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland.

Credit Suisse was founded by Alfred Escher in 1856 under the name Schweizerische Kreditanstalt (SKA, Swiss Credit Institution). The bank is organized into three divisions, Investment Banking, Private Banking, and Asset Management. Shared Services, which includes functions such as IT, marketing and legal/compliance, encompasses all three major areas.

What Is The ‘Misery Index’ Saying About Obama's Re-Election Chances?

An unofficial gauge of human misery in the U.S. is now sitting at its lowest level in three years. Not four. In other words, while conditions have improved somewhat, Americans are still feeling miserable under President Barack Obama's watch and that obviously doesn't bode well for Obama's re-election chances.

Asian Stock Markets End Mixed

Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday as investors await the minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) and the outcome of the European leaders' discussions about the sovereign debt crisis in the region later this week.

July inflation Likely Up Due to Poor Rains

Inflation probably crept up in July as poor monsoon rains drove food prices higher, a Reuters polls showed on Wednesday, giving the RBI less room to cut interest rates to revive a flagging economy.

July Inflation to Pick up, Stoked by Poor Rains

Indian inflation probably crept up in July as poor monsoon rains drove food prices higher, a Reuters polls showed on Wednesday, giving the RBI less room to cut interest rates to revive a flagging economy.

Proxy Adviser Urges Defeat Of RIM Board Member

Investors in Research In Motion Ltd should not re-elect one-time lead director John Richardson to the board of the struggling BlackBerry maker at Tuesday's annual meeting, proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis said.

Losses in Europe, Growth in US - Time For Ford To Leave Europe?

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) must be asking itself when the European automotive market becomes too toxic as sales in the region slump, the euro zone teeters on the brink of disaster and carmaker predicts European losses of close to $600 million in the second quarter.

Moody's Takes a Hatchet to Global Banks

Few large financial institutions managed to escape unscathed as Moody's repositioned the ratings of 15 banks and securities firms with global capital markets operations after the closing bell on Thursday.

Chesapeake Energy Selling Pipelines For $4B

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK), the nation's second largest natural gas producer, is seeking to patch its $22 billion shortfall brought on by dropping natural gas prices by selling its midstream pipeline assets to Global Infrastructure Partners for $4 billion, the company announced Friday.

Big Deal For Alibaba,Yahoo: The $7.1B Is Only Half Of It

China's Alibaba Group and Yahoo confirmed Sunday night they have reached an agreement that will allow the two online media giants to eventually go their own ways. Alibaba initially will pay an estimated $7.1 billion in cash and preferred stock to Yahoo.

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