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IT’S MONDAY: A US Morning Report to break the silence (again) for growth and optimism

US this week – March 18, 2013 to March 24, 2013 It’s Monday – A US Morning Report on the weekly doo dahs.  We are a very serious follower of … Continue reading

March 18, 2013

Global Mid-Day Report: Not much calm Before the Storm

To set the morning in context, PMIs at Spain and Italy dropped as PMIs at UK, France and Germany hit a new low at near 45 in all three Continental … Continue reading

August 1, 2012

US Morning Report: Markets open to a flood of worried earnings reports

Asia took USD Treasury yields south to another all time low as McDonalds’ reported  below par result and Beijing reeled under flash floods that cost the airport 800 cancelled flights … Continue reading

July 23, 2012

Global Mid-Day Report: It took the banks to revive the Dow!

As it happens 2 times out of 3 , the sharp finish by JP Morgan to its climactic loss announcements of June 2012 was  a resounding success in moving the … Continue reading

July 13, 2012

US Morning Report: US markets down for fifth day in a row, the Deal Valley and JP Morgan hopes intact

In European trading first, Germany was a tad up even as the resurgent British and French bond markets could not keep equities up. While France has joined the elite 3 … Continue reading

July 11, 2012

US Morning Report: EU Summit disposes of task at hand, Asia in the green

Global moves The Asia story led by India dominated Global markets in early trading and was significantly bolstered by various easing of conditions agreed at the summit by Angela Merkel. … Continue reading

June 29, 2012

Global Moves: Spanish Downgrades, ESM and No Banking Union

With Merkel shooting down the concept of a Banking union with Joint Deposit insurance and Eurobonds not even making most headlines, the Euro is set for an extended fall as … Continue reading

June 25, 2012

Global Moves: Spanish banks advised EUR 62 B for 9% Core Capital

The two independent Spanish stress tests conducted by Oliver Wyman and Roland Berger came out with cheerful nes for those tracking the EUR100B “credit line” for Spanish banks with fiscal … Continue reading

June 21, 2012

European Debt Crisis: Banks and Markets continue to pay for Spanish folly

Greek elections set a few tumblers right but the numbers on the Spanish 10 Y bond yields put the spinning banks firmly into the centre of the whirlpool, European Banks … Continue reading

June 18, 2012

European Sovereign Debt Crisis: How elegant will this simple solution look after Europe gets it! | Inside Europe’s Mind

Germany’s protestations have shifted to the threat of a “fiscal union” with as many terms and conditions as possible on the budgets of member countries and frequent inspections and veto … Continue reading

June 12, 2012

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