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The Euro comes home (2012): How the Finns plan to influence the ennobled world!

The Swedes of course sweeten the pot for Economics and Life Sciences, Research in Physics and Chemistry and even subjects like Peace to bring their unique brand of influence on … Continue reading

September 10, 2012

US Morning Report: Draghi says to take the high road, honey!

Here’s what happened. Someone punched in call credentials on a Conference Call to promise only those who take the high road will survive. Corny meatballs which dish out platitudes like, … Continue reading

August 2, 2012

Euro Debt Crisis: Another accident in German Bund Auctions | Insight Europe

After barely three months of 2012, the European Fixed Income vote of no confidence continued to strike terror in investors’ hearts with the flurry of bad news in ¬†Economic Data … Continue reading

April 11, 2012

US Economy: The morning begins well, It is Jobs thursday

Jobless claims fell 5,000 from a revised 353,000 for the week to 348,000 and the claims average took another hit in the belt with a drop to 355,000. A widely … Continue reading

March 22, 2012

US Economy: Retail exactly did that work

To boot, though the sales was one fat figure plus the dice you play on ex Auto but Brian Sozzi was waiting in the wings with slowdown in discretionary spending, … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · 5 Comments

US Economy: Not a wrinkle on the dollar for 2011

Update: Italian 3 yr BTPs and 10 year bonds netted a good $15 bln auction at below 7% (6.98%) and 6.89% ( for the 3 yr BTP) on Thursday while … Continue reading

December 28, 2011 · 4 Comments

Coming up..Deals, Big Deals, Banks, Europe and Economics – Deal of the Day 2012?

Keeping the post ticker moving on a reading only day.. Onyx Pharma ONXX up for grabs, will Pfizer make a play for the blood cancer maker. What high premium mark? … Continue reading

December 1, 2011 · 2 Comments

The mechanics of Euro(pe) in panic

An illustration of how the depsits in the ECB system have grown in the last two weeks, showing banls and companies unwilling to keep money in “national” banks and willing … Continue reading

November 23, 2011 · 1 Comment

European Banks Recapitalization: Splitting the Eurozone ( French vs German options )

Unfortunately or Fortunately for Merkel and Sarkozy, the markets are now focussed on their golden words emanating from the G20 weekend frustration. First GReece then Italy showed spunk in taking … Continue reading

November 10, 2011 · 2 Comments

European Sovereign Debt Crisis: The unlikely Lehman moment for Europe

As mentioned in our previous Rinse and Repeat analysis, the situation in Europe is more interesting because of the multiple political power centers and the hegemony between the banks and … Continue reading

October 20, 2011