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Marc Chandler
Market Finds Fragile Balance
By Marc Chandler - Apr 16, 2013

The financial markets have found semblance of order. The US dollar is mostly softer, but as we have argued in recent days, the main axis in the capital markets is the yen. The yen was sold in Tokyo ...

Saxo Bank
German ZEW, US House Starts & IND. Production
By Saxo Bank - Apr 16, 2013

Today's updates will provide a fresh set of numbers to crunch for thinking about what comes next for macro in Europe and the US. First up is the latest read on sentiment in Germany via the ZEW survey,...

Elliott Morss
Argentina: A Partial Defense Of The Lady
By Elliott Morss - Apr 16, 2013

IntroductionA couple of weeks back, an American friend living in Buenos Aires asked me: “Have you been following this crazy woman? I would love to hear your take on her.” In what follows, ...

David Merkel
Classic: The Fundamentals Of Market Tops
By David Merkel - Apr 16, 2013

Market AnalysisWatch out for a momentum-driven investor base.Companies will take advantage of a topping market by raising cash.A top in the market is not imminent.I am basically a fundamentalist in my...

Marc Chandler
Household Debt/Income
By Marc Chandler - Apr 16, 2013

This Great Graphic was distributed on twitter by Kate Mackenzie (@kmac)and she credits Ben Rabidoux at The Economic Analyst blog, who in turn, attributes the calculations to JP Morgan. It shows the ...

Marc Chandler
This Week's Emerging Markets Highlights
By Marc Chandler - Apr 16, 2013

Given that the weak China Q1 GDP report has led to renewed concerns about growth there, the HSBC flash PMI reading that comes out this Saturday has taken on greater importance. HSBC measure rose to ...

Simon Lack
The Coke Standard
By Simon Lack - Apr 16, 2013

We certainly make our share of mistakes, so don’t misread the absence of any gold mining exposure in our client portfolios as bragging. Regular readers of this blog will be aware of the ...

Dollar Finds A Bid As US Stocks Drop
By Dailyfx  - Apr 16, 2013

Dollar Finds a Bid as US Stocks Drop There is a serious rumbling in risk trends for the global markets, and the dollar will be one of the front-line measures for sentiment moving forward. We know the ...

BB Finance Blog
Don't Short Yet
By BB Finance Blog  - Apr 15, 2013

A 40 point drop in SPX in one day is reason enough to say: "I told you, the risks are high". We went out at 1510 and today the market is around 1550. I have one question who were long in the last two ...