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It’s Monday Again: Belfort on Wall Street, FOMC week, Dow starts up 180 points (The Week Ahead December 16 – 20, 2013 :US Economy & Markets)

The IPO hits, the Buybacks, Can Deals make it in 2013 too 2013 was the biggest for IPOs in recent history with a late coming in the fourth quarter, and … Continue reading

December 16, 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

Fed FOMC Statement – Pre QE withdrawal – July 31, 2013

Even as Janet Yellen moves closer to her goal, Larry Summers is not far behind as the insider making the claim to the Fed throne. Meanwhile the FOMC statement released … Continue reading

July 31, 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

US Morning Report: It is the Economy, Mr Bernanke!

The moderate recovery underway in the data seems to wax and wane according to its distance from a scheduled Fed meeting with bad new home sales last week ignored as … Continue reading

July 31, 2012

Global Mid-Day report: FOMC minutes, London close downward trigger

Equities and Commodities are likely to continue reacting sharply in US markets after the minutes from the June 19,20 meeting were released. The FOMC had shorn US growth projections to … Continue reading

July 11, 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

US Week ahead: Greece may yet be undecided, FOMC, Housing Starts and that dropping PMI

Trade Balance data from Italy dropped $0.7B to a few millions in deficit as the Export markets in EU have held on month but are down 5% for the year … Continue reading

June 15, 2012

US Economy (EoD Review) : Romneytainment reaches key break, QE3 Denied, Auctions, Car Sales and Apple

The FOMC meeting minutes were keenly awaited and delivered the inevitable verdict that shut the markets down and it transpired that many were still expecting a bigger and better QE3 … Continue reading

April 3, 2012

US Economy ( The Week Ahead): FOMC, Feb Deficit, MBA, Jobless Claims, Inflation ..

Not counting tomorrow’s official NFL Free Agency tip off and the ‘Bama and Miss. GOP mishaps as Romney runs amok..but according to the Miami Herald, Santorum could still come back … Continue reading

March 12, 2012

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