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Tag Archives: France welcomes you back after our holidays

We have been away since August 15 till this Sunday September 09, 2012 and of course that must have disrupted your browsing habits a bit. We are back however and … Continue reading

September 10, 2012

US Morning Report: The Dollar declines actively in Asia, Markets to react for space

After a hot morning against the Won (KRW), the strength in the SGD and the undervaluation report in the Yuan as helped by a stronger open of the Euro to … Continue reading

July 25, 2012

US Morning Report: EU Summit disposes of task at hand, Asia in the green

Global moves The Asia story led by India dominated Global markets in early trading and was significantly bolstered by various easing of conditions agreed at the summit by Angela Merkel. … Continue reading

June 29, 2012

US Economy: So Korea adjusts for higher Inflation, lower Growth

Korean consumer confidence was above 100 but at a three month low as it fell from 105 in May to 101 in June and the Central Bank reported ahigher 3.7% … Continue reading

June 25, 2012

Global moves: Euro zone sputters ahead of big data tomorrow

IMF weights for BRICs are rising this year to the Top 10 contributors as Eurozone trade surpluses and economic capacities tread declines with the finality of a two decade long … Continue reading

June 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

US Economy (EoD review): The Week ahead April 1, 2012 – April 7, 2012

Healthcare Opinion going to the wire Veteran reporters commenting on Bloomberg and those who have had occassion to hear the opinion all followed the change in direction of the “consensus” … Continue reading

March 30, 2012

US Economy (EoD Review) : Eurozone February growth consistent, another deficit hope for China?

US imports rose with more than a few partners and even as deficits and trade with Eurozone and UK was expectedly clipped, Industrial production data in France Germany and Italy … Continue reading

March 10, 2012

US Economy: No honestly, there’s no data reported on Friday, more of Europe. UGH.

EUR 21 bln of Sovereign bonds with EUR 12.5 bln already committed today and the rest coming next week ¬†and European PPI was more than a mite uncomfortable at a … Continue reading

March 2, 2012

US Economy: The consequences of a Romney win, Auto PMIs and all that Europe but PE pay

At some stage , all Americans will deal with the question. As of now ahead of Super Tuesday, only data for Ohio favoring Santorum and Georgia favoring Newt 2012 campaign’s … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

US & European Banks : Did you make the long list?

Note: This exclusive realisation, brought about by our re-scanning at day end on FT alphaville Moodys’ seemingly gave indications that it will be reassessing banking companies, securities firms with Credit … Continue reading

February 15, 2012 · 1 Comment