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US Economy: The counterintuitive Aussie trade and the Spanish meltdown ( A Tuesday morning review)

ISM Data leads May marketsĀ  Election years actually return a fair 2% in each of the summer months according to a latest Bloomberg report as the Go away in May … Continue reading

May 1, 2012

US Economy: Jobless claims fall only 6k, but Friday report may shine

Everything’s set for Friday’s Employment Situation Report as ADP payrolls suggest that a new high score around the last three months 220,000 additions and above the 150,000 new workers joining … Continue reading

April 5, 2012

US Economy (EoD Review): China signs off on a cat fight for growth

JP Morgan’s bid for a local mutual fund notwithstanding, nothing substantial has happened from the House of JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs after setting up $5 bln in funds with … Continue reading

March 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

US Economy: A Services thrust is in the making

The ISM Services consensus was somehow muted at 53.6 and the numbers that came out hinted at a reading of the previous data again and again. The employment data is … Continue reading

February 3, 2012 · 1 Comment