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It’s Monday Again: A market holiday in the USA, and increasing Auto sales continue to drive

..citizens out of the cities. Case Schiller did report the lowest price increases in New York this month and probably Boston as well as Arizona and San Diego continue to … Continue reading

September 2, 2013

FOMC commits no new twists and turns in January 2012

Ben Bernanke’s first meet the press for 2012 is another hour away while the Policy Statement following yesterday’s FOMC meeting shows more of the same 0-0.25% target rate till late … Continue reading

January 25, 2012 · 1 Comment

European Bank Results Season: Emerging Markets Emperor HSBC stays put at $14.4 bln

HSBC pushed out its results this AM with reporting for the two US companies showing an increase in losses on a much reduced income of $2 bln after the sale … Continue reading

November 9, 2011 · 3 Comments

China's big banks are not reason for a downgrade | Advantage China

The Macroeconomic certification for China An above 6% inflation rate continued in August, with Services PMI scraping the neutral line at 50.6 in the HSBC MarkIt survey while the overall … Continue reading

September 8, 2011

Feeling daft? It's the yen going up..| Advantage zyaada

The markets have a good President , the debt ceiling has moved only now suddenly everyone knows we have overspent and there is no bull in commodities none in Oil, … Continue reading

August 5, 2011

Crisis Theater : The devil in the US sovereign downgrade

Inter bank markets will respond first in the debt deal stalemate Though US treasuries are holding below 3% after every spike when a deal close to agreement gets canceled, markets … Continue reading

July 27, 2011

Temasek exits China's banking sector | Advantage zyaada

In an apparent bid to reduce its excessive exposure to Financial institutions, Temasek committed early trades worth $3.6 bln in Hongkong to exit $2.4 bln worth of its stake in … Continue reading

July 6, 2011 · 2 Comments

Memorial Day weekend's gone, is there any for the Dollar? | Advantage zyaada

Momentum Days lost too..China and Europe pretty busy..The Dollar? Firstly in terms of other alternates without popping the reserve currency question, everyone now needs to buy some Yuan, some Gold … Continue reading

June 1, 2011 · 8 Comments

The Federal Budget on Education, Energy, Health and Housing

While emerging markets wake up to inadequacies that must be addressed in each of these mandatory structural items of neglectt in the last decade and even in India and China, … Continue reading

March 1, 2010

From the Office of Management and Budget – Part II

The Federal Budget proposes other specific advantages for Small Business and clean Energy / Infrastructure apart from a specifically designed Jobs package later in this month. The Jobs Budget The … Continue reading

March 1, 2010