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Markets at Work

A real fun article from the NY Times about the pizza slice price war in Manhattan. Pizza Slice Price War Advertisements

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Bernanke explains why the Fed is still leaning towards being more accomodative

Fed Chair Bernanke gave a talk today at a conference organized by National Association for Business Economics. His talk today was about recent improvement in Jobs growth and it revealed some interesting information about his current thinking. Bernanke noted that … Continue reading

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The tables have turned

The markets are down today because of weak manufacturing data in China and most of Europe. In the US, jobless claims came in better than expected pointing to continued improvement in the labor market. Coming out the financial crisis, global … Continue reading

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Some Red Flags

Over the last few months we have had a rising stock market mainly driven by a reduction in risks of financial contagion in Europe and improving economic data in the US. The main cause of improvement in Europe was due … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal raises the same issues

The WSJ has an article today which talks about exactly the same issues I raised in my previous post about the Treasury market not behaving normally. They raised the same points about operation twist and the fed revealing its forecast … Continue reading

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What’s going on in the Treasury market

Over the past few weeks we have seen mostly positive economic reports and improvement in Europe¬† (yields of Italy and Spain have dropped below 6%). As expected the stock market has been rising steadily and the S&P 500 is close … Continue reading

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Across the board good data

I am back after a 2 month hiatus. I was in India for a 4 week vacation and just busy with starting my business. I am hoping to update the blog on a much more regular basis going forward. Today … Continue reading

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