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It’s Monday Again: Taxes are good for everyone, the new iPhone a precursor of a cheery Holidays (US Economy and Markets: the week ahead August 12, 2013 – August 16, 2013)

The banks are of course back with a bang. This year’s 25% jump in Financial sector stocks led by the start of the year run in Citi and BofA still … Continue reading

August 12, 2013

It’s Monday again!: Economic Recovery strength in the second half greatly exaggerated ( US Economy & Markets:: August 05- August 09, 2013)

The ISM Services indices, comparable to PMIs in other geographies, jumped to 56 even as the sub indices for unemployment followed the declining numbers on the Employment situation Report on … Continue reading

August 5, 2013

The Sears bankruptcy saga front and center | Retail Lifestyle Insight

The continuing saga of bad investments at Sears and JC Penney now contrasts more starkly with winning battles of GAP (US:GPS) and Macy’s(US:M) among others even as Apple and Amazon … Continue reading

January 8, 2013

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

The Retail Lifestyle Champions: An iPad3 for the post PC revolution?

The new Apple Tv for $99 from next week, iTunes further up in the Cloud carrying your music everywhere for you and the PC sales scruncher from IPad continuing the … Continue reading

March 7, 2012

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