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It’s Monday Again: 2 days and counting, Larry Summers gets it, Yellen Effect gets it Dollars get sold again (The week ahead: September 16 -20, 2013: US Economy & Markets)

A small respite as the Dollar moved to the very bottom of its range globally will also be a lot of good news for Americans itself despite the incident at … Continue reading

September 16, 2013

US Economy: President Obama ready to begin second Term on January 21, 2013 with pleas to a gridlocked Congress

His second term will expire at 11:59 pm on January 20, 2017 till when if the gridlocked Congress is not resolved in his favor some form of the fiscal cliff … Continue reading

November 7, 2012

US Week Ahead: August 12, 2012 – August 18, 2012: Paul Ryan for Vice President

The Treasury budget deficit is still going to cross the $1T mark and no one is likely to give President Obama extra marks for managing the economy in a crisis … Continue reading

August 13, 2012

US Week Ahead: August 12, 2012 – August 18, 2012: Not much hope nor change but no Republicans please. Paul Ryan for Vice President

The Treasury budget deficit is still going to cross the $1T mark and no one is likely to give President Obama extra marks for managing the economy in a crisis … Continue reading

August 11, 2012

US Morning Report: Healthcare Law makes it, Sun comes out in the East and the GDP grows 2%

JP Morgan’s woes aside ( The company reports on July 13 and the CDS are holding fine) Obama’s Affordable Care Act is through with the bench led by Chief Justice … Continue reading

June 28, 2012

US Morning Report : Current Account Deficit stays at 2011 levels, futures trade up

After the full year 2011 Current Account Deficit reported a $473 B in March, today’s data for Q1 remains a large $132 B and apparently it does not hurt the … Continue reading

June 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

US Economy: There you go, now you can bin it! – Jobs Friday / ISM for May

  Recovery hopes dashed by Bad News Thursday were yet eagerly awaiting the expected 158,000 Job additions in the Jobs report after a mid afternoon stock recovery. The Dow Jones … Continue reading

June 1, 2012

US Economy (EoD Review): 3 year Auction, Santorum quits race

The hiring reports were the toast of the market with the 3.5 mln new hiring in February creating a new rush order interest in the markets, volumes rising 60% on … Continue reading

April 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

Pelosi Amendment (STOCK ACT) signed into law | Insider Insight

The new law prohibiting Insider Trading on Capitol Hill i.e. among lawmakers and administrators privy to details of industries and upcoming regulations is to be signed by the President int … Continue reading

April 4, 2012

US Economy: A 13 bp rise in retail Home loan rates hurt!!!

The Purchase and Refi indices crashed -1% and -9% for a composite downtick of 7.4% this week even as 3 in four mortgage applications were from Refi last week. Illinois … Continue reading

March 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

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