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Tag Archives: Money Supply

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 Morning report: Ergo, this rally celebrates the recession’s stunted velocity, Bob Diamond’s on the sled going down

Auto sales are expected to make a mark in a couple of hours (Ford, GM sales up 7%, Nissan and Chrysler also report increase) and as production data falling below … Continue reading

July 3, 2012

The Thursday Fed Update: That money machine called the U.S. of A.

The Fed will not be printing muchmpore money stock of course with US currency in ciruulation at $1.1T. Then there are the $1.6T in Treasuries the Fed will be using … Continue reading

June 29, 2012

US Economy (The week ahead): June 24, 2012 – June 30, 2012 — H1 ends on the lowest notes

With the GDP numbers coming in on Thursday for a Q2 which was anyway expected to get worse, car sales incl uding imports are not bringing in any white hope … Continue reading

June 23, 2012

The Thursday Fed Update: 30 Y Bond Scare reignites QE, Gold and Silver firm up

The 30Y Auction Bid Cover ratio dwindled steeply to 2.4 from 2.7-3 levels of earlier with a low yield of 1.62% even as Fed Balance sheet assets expanded to $2.871 … Continue reading

June 14, 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

The Deal Economy and US Economic commentary from week of April 22 : Facebook listing to help the NASDAQ 100

The week past had a lot of misplaced Housing “crisis” data and Jobless claims data so you possibly did not miss much as I forced myself on a holiday. ¬†As … Continue reading

April 29, 2012

US Economy (EoD Review): China reports a 8.1% GDP, Stocks continue northward trudge

Even as Nat Gas below $2 continued to find a final bottom and EIA inventories remained stable, China’s reports for a low Q1 GDP came in at 8.1% below the … Continue reading

April 12, 2012

US Economy (EoD Review): Fed Balance sheet shrinks to $2.8 Tln

The Fed Balance sheet shrunk again, making it likely 7 times out of 10 in the last few weeks as the Fed stopped buying back MBS contracts to keep markets … Continue reading

April 5, 2012

US Economy (EoD Review): 10.8% rise in the indices in the Quarter, The Deal Economy slump to continue

Facebook’s latest amendment to its S1 filed adds details of the patent litigation with Yahoo even as FoConn agrees to an Apple audit observations and decides to reduce working hours … Continue reading

March 29, 2012