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It’s Monday Again: $50 iPhones, 2 for $20, Early Black Friday fun and just Thanksgiving (NIRP or ZIRP is that a question, then?) DIN:US SBUX:US EAT:US JPM:US GS:US WMT:US T:US VZ:US

The sneaky fact of the day, Most Bond investors actually sell into these four months and probably take dividends for the year home before they come back t o invest … Continue reading

November 25, 2013

It’s Monday Again: Markets hath no fury than when scorning banks, Blackberry gets a ‘sinking deal’ (The Week ahead: September 23 – 27, 2013, US Economy & Markets)

Markets cannot be allowed to Dictate Fed Policy Jefferies results cascaded an apposite downturn into the markets even as GM was upgraded to investment grade on the back of a … Continue reading

September 23, 2013

The Mid-week Trading Update: What Taper, Fed? Take care of the Debt Ceiling for us Lew!!

Of course, it is not easy for the US when the Republicans have only the Debt ceiling debate to make themselves felt in Government but that’s how it will be … Continue reading

September 18, 2013

It’s MoNDaY aGaiN: Cleveland OH, St. Louis MO , Omaha NE and Los Angeles CA (US Economy& Markets: July 29 – August 02, 2013)

One would say these area few of my favorite things, but from a report in September 2012 (Business Week) these are among the nation’s top 50 but barely with Anchorage … Continue reading

July 29, 2013

India Morning Report: Yen progresses weakness strategy to new levels

Even as Yen progresses jump(down) in currency, Dollar progresses on the long cherished goal of yields going in north just in time for Ben Bernanke to not worry about a lower … Continue reading

May 13, 2013

FOMC Policy speak and Forecasts, March 19-20, 2013 (followed by Ben Bernanke Speaks)

  The March FOMC Statement has been released along expected lines. The Fed has apparently tried to remove possibility of runaway speculation around its statements in small measure removing strategic … Continue reading

March 20, 2013

Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan get the pay out approved for 2013| Bank insight

Michael Corbat’s Citi did better than the Wall Street Titans for a change as it managed to get its payouts approved in the 2013 edition of the Fed Stress Tests … Continue reading

March 15, 2013

A look at Goldman Sachs prospects after the ‘Partner bump up’ | Banking Insight

Goldman Sachs continues to reduce ‘Compensation Costs’ before stress tests However even with just 32,500 staff at Goldman Sachs as of this fall(down 10% in less than a year), the … Continue reading

November 15, 2012

US Economy: You can leave it to Ben? | FOMC Meeting October 23-24, 2012

Clint Eastwood’s newly launched Anti Obama Campaign inadvertently combined with the FOMC meeting announcement along expected lines to bring out a likely mean streak in equities in afternoon trading. As … Continue reading

October 24, 2012

Ben Bernanke Speaks – FOMC June 2012

Forecasts for the US Ecoonomy at the June FOMC were down by as much as 0.5 % on GDP, with 2013  forecasts to 2.7-3.1% and 2012 data to 1.9-2.4%  GDP … Continue reading

June 20, 2012

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