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It’s Monday again: The Currency wars are definitely not data driven (US Economy & Markets, The week ahead August 19, 2013 – August 23, 2013)

And the Euro could be the unwitting player being forced to win despite the ECB wanting it to settle at lower 1.30 levels . Of course Euro long positions would … Continue reading

August 19, 2013

Bank Results Season: Deutsche Bank cycles thru non descript quarter (Q1 2013)

Revenues in both Corporate Banking & Securities and Personal/Private Banking trended down lazily for the bank at 4% and 1% respectively while the bank was busy repairing its assets for … Continue reading

April 30, 2013

IT’S MONDAY: A US Morning Report to break the silence (again) for growth and optimism

US this week – March 18, 2013 to March 24, 2013 It’s Monday – A US Morning Report on the weekly doo dahs.  We are a very serious follower of … Continue reading

March 18, 2013

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

The Thursday Fed Update: German Bunds giving US a run for the money Euro translates into hard times for the Dollar

Dollar gets harder ith every Euro tick going don but the Aussie and the Yuan are catching on and that is keeping ( the latter) the US dollar from impoding … Continue reading

July 6, 2012

US Economy: A recovery not stalled, A Europe still suffering for longer

IMF’s reduction of estimates for US growth dropped US 2012 estimates as well as those for 2013 to 2%  and 2.25% as did all the nine regional Feds when they … Continue reading

July 3, 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

Global Moves: Spanish Downgrades, ESM and No Banking Union

With Merkel shooting down the concept of a Banking union with Joint Deposit insurance and Eurobonds not even making most headlines, the Euro is set for an extended fall as … Continue reading

June 25, 2012

US Morning Report: Moodys threat works out for banks (Banking Insight)

Moody’s Banking Review The 15 banks downgraded by Moodys are being celebrated in the markets with the Moodys threat of a three notch downgrade for Morgan Stanley esp working to … Continue reading

June 22, 2012

US Economy: The more things change..(European inflation data)

Though Italian one year BOT on auction landed a cut off yield closer to 4% than the last 2.3% yield, the inflation thru the Eurozone more or less remained unchanged … Continue reading

June 13, 2012

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