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Tag Archives: Wednesday

IT’S MONDAY: European banks follow up with more losses, Fed and European Central Bank decisions (The week ahead April 29-May 3)

Markets headed down, last weeks result impact Dow near 14.5K and its quite ready for a rocky road down the mountain, though it’s still not “Sell in May and go … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

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

US week ahead: Measuring the Disaster’s acuity (Global Financial meltdown continues..May 2012)

As measured by interest in the Dollar and US Treasuries, the likelihood of a global all pervasive recession has inched closest to one, far ahead of what it as in … Continue reading

June 2, 2012

US Economy ( The Week Ahead): FOMC, Feb Deficit, MBA, Jobless Claims, Inflation ..

Not counting tomorrow’s official NFL Free Agency tip off and the ‘Bama and Miss. GOP mishaps as Romney runs amok..but according to the Miami Herald, Santorum could still come back … Continue reading

March 12, 2012

US Economy: Pending Home Sales rise in the South, Dallas Index jumps to 25 (Employment)

January contract signings were up 2%, to rise 10% in the South, likely to be manifested in next months’ existing home sales numbers and in Economic growth with a double … Continue reading

February 27, 2012

European Bank Results Season: The real ones HSBC and StanChart report this week

HSBC and StanC get ready to report results on back of a strong Emrging markets franchise this week on Tuesday and Wednesday , showing everyone how cost of funding can … Continue reading

February 24, 2012

US Economy: Retail exactly did that work

To boot, though the sales was one fat figure plus the dice you play on ex Auto but Brian Sozzi was waiting in the wings with slowdown in discretionary spending, … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · 5 Comments

US Economy: Jobless claims take a dip, Whitehouse sneaks a 8% number

Though the jobless claims will keep falling thru the year at a slow rate teh whitehouse sneaked an optimistic piece of data oto keep the fragile recovery on rails, saying … Continue reading

February 9, 2012 · 11 Comments

US Economy: The US Treasury Auction week: 2yr, 5 yr and 7 yr notes

The gold rush of last week apart, this week’s three big auctions running back to back till Wednesday complete the Treasury’s long term borrowing program on an even keel as … Continue reading

December 20, 2011