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Tag Archives: Gross domestic product

Global Moves: Spanish banks advised EUR 62 B for 9% Core Capital

The two independent Spanish stress tests conducted by Oliver Wyman and Roland Berger came out with cheerful nes for those tracking the EUR100B “credit line” for Spanish banks with fiscal … Continue reading

June 21, 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 Economy: Free fall in Oil prices to continue, even as offtake rises, to what avail

At the same time Tuesday for now 13 weeks from the end of February when the last of the risk on assets proved growth, Oil inventories had been rising and … Continue reading

June 12, 2012

The US Morning Report (Global Markets Pre S&P Open) : Get back into those Financials

The EUR 100 B in cash to be provided to the FROB or the Fund for Orderly Restructuring of Banks will add a 10% of Spanish GDP to its debt, … Continue reading

June 11, 2012

China Trade Data and Economic lead points to longer term health | China Insight

In an asymmetrical economic miracle such as China the Dollar’s strengthening has already led to a 6.36 rate to the Dollar contrary to expectations of continuing depreciation to the Dollar. … Continue reading

June 11, 2012

A simple Warren Buffet Plan for the Economy

Buffett: chance of U.S. recession “very low” , Thomson Reuters: Reuters Insider The transcript from Reuters Insider follows: You can have a two-percentage point deficit relative to GDP and … Continue reading

June 8, 2012

US Economy: The Tuesday Services PMI scare

S&P’s latest analysis note suggest Greece indeed has a one in three chance of leaving the union as almost commonplace but hitherto largely ignored data hich has yet been important … Continue reading

June 5, 2012

US Economy: Roughing up on Bad news Thursday

The day before the BLS Jobs report, everything is looking black and blue for the US economy with the Dollar index at 83 and courtesy the Euro still climbing inordinately … Continue reading

May 31, 2012

Housing Recovery 2012: The summer verdict from the Pending Home Sales data (US Economy)

FB options continue to provide relief to traders and speculators as they bet on a $25 pitstop and a below $20 price for the new Billboard Top 100 ( sorry, … Continue reading

May 30, 2012

US Economy: And finally the Dow takes a chance (Of May data and market correction)

With jobless claims coming down from a new 400,000 watermark in April and Existing home sales up 10% on last year  being good data enough to not upset any further … Continue reading

May 22, 2012