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US Economy: President Obama ready to begin second Term on January 21, 2013 with pleas to a gridlocked Congress

His second term will expire at 11:59 pm on January 20, 2017 till when if the gridlocked Congress is not resolved in his favor some form of the fiscal cliff … Continue reading

November 7, 2012

US Week Ahead: August 12, 2012 – August 18, 2012: Not much hope nor change but no Republicans please. Paul Ryan for Vice President

The Treasury budget deficit is still going to cross the $1T mark and no one is likely to give President Obama extra marks for managing the economy in a crisis … Continue reading

August 11, 2012

US Morning Report: Healthcare Law makes it, Sun comes out in the East and the GDP grows 2%

JP Morgan’s woes aside ( The company reports on July 13 and the CDS are holding fine) Obama’s Affordable Care Act is through with the bench led by Chief Justice … Continue reading

June 28, 2012

US Economy (EoD Review): 3 year Auction, Santorum quits race

The hiring reports were the toast of the market with the 3.5 mln new hiring in February creating a new rush order interest in the markets, volumes rising 60% on … Continue reading

April 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

US Economy: A 13 bp rise in retail Home loan rates hurt!!!

The Purchase and Refi indices crashed -1% and -9% for a composite downtick of 7.4% this week even as 3 in four mortgage applications were from Refi last week. Illinois … Continue reading

March 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

US Economy: Today Illinois, Tomorrow Wisconsin (Apr 3) after that the world will return me home

And Romneycare IS NOT Obamacare of course With arguments being heard exactly a week later from now, the Healthcare battle will leave a deep scar on the Obama campaign deeper … Continue reading

March 20, 2012

State of the Union: Obama to set up Financial Crimes Unit

* Obama to set up a Financial Crimes Unit  to investigate “abusive lending and packaging of risky mortgages that led to the housing crisis” * Obama to ask his AG to … Continue reading

January 24, 2012

US Economy: How good is Newt Gingrich, Housing and the Fed Balance (for Euro)

Newt (1989-2012) and Romney at the Palmette State Two days to go for the third round of Republican Primaries, Mitt Romney’s untold millions were improbably wiped out on the electoral … Continue reading

January 20, 2012

Will you reelect this man?

January 13, 2012

Rush hour: Budget Cuts to dry up US momentum | Advantage zyaada

Though exigencies of the cash starved central bankers did let inflation rule as the growth vehicle of choice and a healthy 5% inflation has been more or less stable for … Continue reading

February 24, 2011