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Tag Archives: Saudi arabia

Iran Sanctions: Addendum : IEA / SPR withdrawal refuted

It seems that cat got the whitehouse’s tongue after the reaction to its withdrawal with the UK from the Strategic Reserves was pretty muted ( zerohedge mentions it as less … Continue reading

March 15, 2012

China Singular Trade deficit | China Review & Insight

The large deficit in trade just announced by China on the back of a large 40% jump in imports to $31.5 bln, is not as bad as it seems. The … Continue reading

March 10, 2012

US Economy (EoD Review): Treasury liquidity constrained, yield stays a hopeful mark above previous auctions

Even as the Fed increased buying in Operation Twist to $9 bln, the M2 report shows the liquidity shruck as less goes around. Leading indicators up next however look good, … Continue reading

February 16, 2012

Yuan trades make China wary of Imports? | Insight China

Imports plunged even as domestic policy makers in China continued nodding their head to requests for engendering Domestic demand from trading to a deficit or reducing the trading surplus. Note: … Continue reading

February 9, 2012 · 10 Comments

Europe and Greece: A couple of ECB co-opts may make the cut.

Even as Angela Merkel again timed here political apology to Greece for the last minute, the default discussions for Greece with Bondholders now safely include options for the EUR 4 … Continue reading

February 8, 2012

An IPO for Twitter? | Advantage Dealbook

Spurned social media mavens at Twitter, whose original promoters moved on leaving innovator Dick Costolo with the truant baby, are ready for a surprise riding on their political zanyness at … Continue reading

December 19, 2011 · 2 Comments