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Tag Archives: Christmas

US Economy: The Auto sales are riding Superbowl campaigns, Shoppers gun for favorite stores..

Of course most of us may not call them campaigns yet, but the effort in producing a $5 mln ad time spend that cost another $5 mln to make is … Continue reading

March 1, 2012

US Economy: The refi bounce back is real, the Euro here, GS clear

The MBA report for the week Jan 14 showed great elasticity at 23% composite and 26% Refi to grow back above its near term moving averages, completing the weeding of … Continue reading

January 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

London, London! Tesco's loss, Turkey's gain

– A proud Sainsbury survives discount Holiday season, UK feels perky – TESCO loses the plot – Delhaize shuts down 113 Lion stores, 5000 jobs Sainsbury outgrew UK retail leader … Continue reading

January 12, 2012

US Economy: The US Treasury Auction series: The 30-Y Bond flies through, dangerously low

While the store sales Index from Goldman Sachs had gloom on offer, already omnipresent.. the housing indices offer hopium(Thanks Zero @zerohedge)  ( if you can believe in QE3, you will … Continue reading

December 14, 2011 · 1 Comment

The Global downward spiral: Aussie scoops up the weak run

The monthly back to back cuts announced by Reserve Bank of Austaralia came after a yera of keeping rates and the Aussie Dollar strong despite suspect domestic growth as it … Continue reading

December 6, 2011 · 1 Comment

The Retail Lifestyle Champions: Black Friday gladdens retail shoppers

It’s still the weekedn and most stores that opened near midnight yesterday may continue offers at least today if they were not rid of all the stock put on the … Continue reading

November 26, 2011 · 1 Comment

A merry festive season ..but no Videocast additions here:( Alas!

IF SOME OF YOU COULD DONATE OR KEEP BUYING THE GOOD STUFF. it will help too.. Starting a Video Podcast POSTED BY ZYAKAIRA ⋅ OCTOBER 23, 2011 ⋅ LEAVE A COMMENT I think all these 3 … Continue reading

October 23, 2011 · 1 Comment