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2010 Predictions

Here's a quick note of some of the more sensible New Year predictions we have received from readers.

Confidential Transcript Of Dimon / Darling Telecon

HITC has managed to get hold of the confidential transcript of the telephone conversation that took place between JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon and UK Chancellor Alistair Darling earlier this month, soon after the UK bank bonus tax was announced.

A Short Story

Apologies to the one or two who will again be offended by the content of this item - guess you drew the short straw. 

No Chinese Takeaway For Goldman

Reuters reports that a small Chinese power generator this week refused a further demand from Goldman commodities unit J Aron to pay up almost $80m that was lost on two oil hedging contracts.