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Housing Starts: November 2012 Preview
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 - Dec 19, 2012

The November update on housing starts is scheduled for release today (8:30 am eastern) and a decline is widely expected vs. October's 3.6% rise. The Capital Spectator's average econometric forecast ...

 
Paulin Buyout
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 - Dec 19, 2012

The oldest stock on my site's Stock Ideas page has finally made its mark. Three and a half years ago, I wrote about a little company called H. Paulin that traded at a massive discount to its net ...

 
European Currencies Rally, Dollar-Bloc Heavy
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 - Dec 19, 2012

This week's pattern remains intact. The US dollar continues to trend lower against the European currencies, but is firmer within the dollar-bloc and against the yen. Spanish and Italian bond yields ...

 
Jeff Gundlach: Very Cautious 2013 Outlook
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 - Dec 19, 2012

Today we get to invite Mr. Gundlach “into” our office so to speak and hear his piercing insights. If you have an even passing interest in the markets and economy, get yourself a second cup...

 
European Markets Poised To Open Higher
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 - Dec 19, 2012

European markets look to edge higher as optimism over a potential solution regarding the U.S. Fiscal Cliff encourages investors.As of right now, the CAC is up 16 points, the FTSE is up 18 points and ...

 
Asian Markets Hit Multi-Month Highs
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 - Dec 19, 2012

Asian markets rose again today hitting multi-month highs. Investors like seeing a more aggressive monetary plan from Japan and progress in the US financial cliff talks.Today, the bank of Japan will ...

 
U.S. Markets Show A Higher Open Today
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 - Dec 19, 2012

Hopes that we are near a solution regarding the U.S. Fiscal Cliff has helped both Europe and Asia to gains and no futures for American markets are pointing higher.We are seeing political differences ...

 
Mixed Signals For Financial Markets At Year End
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 - Dec 19, 2012

The FOMC meeting came and went during the past week and delivered pretty much what market participants had expected, further stimulus. This led to further downside pressure for the dollar but did not ...

 
Book Review: Trading Basics
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 - Dec 19, 2012

Thomas N. Bulkowski is an inveterate tester. So even though this book is entitled Trading Basics, it is by no means a run-of-the-mill introduction. It analyzes money management, investigates whether ...

 
German Business Confidence Improved In November
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 - Dec 19, 2012

Today's updates include a fresh read on the mood in Germany among manufacturers, followed by the release of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee minutes, and the November profile of housing...

 
3 Reasons The Fed Announced QE 4
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 - Dec 19, 2012

Last week the US Federal Reserve surprised yet again by announcing QE 4: a program through which it would purchase $45 billion of US Treasuries every month.Between this program and the Fed’s QE ...

 
US Markets Closed Up On Tuesday
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 - Dec 19, 2012

US stock markets closed up in yesterday's trade on the back of eased worries over the fiscal cliff and expectations of more global monetary easing. Nikkei is up more than 1.5% this morning.Monetary ...

 
Riksbank Predicts Temporary Weakness In 2013
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 - Dec 19, 2012

The forecast update from the Riksbank released today is a fairly standard style document. In short: temporary weakness in 2013 followed by a gradual return towards trend. The Riksbank recognises that ...

 
The Consumer Price Index Of Housing Will Not Be Growing Fast
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 - Dec 19, 2012

The long-term evolution of consumer prices partially defines the fundamental environment for stock prices. When consumer prices for various goods and services have different but sustainable trends an ...

 
Have We Reached A Top In Eurdollar Futures?
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 - Dec 19, 2012

The world’s most liquid and actively traded futures market may be attempting a turn in trendSooner or later!!!!! The U.S. cannot employ a Zero Interest Rate Policy forever. I will not even attempt to ...

 
Daily Forex And Dow Jones Recommended Levels: December 19, 2012
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 - Dec 19, 2012

EUR/USD Today’s support: - 1.3136, 1.3118 and 1.3084 (main), where a correction is possible. A break would give 1.3058, where correction also may be. Then follows 1.3034. A break of the latter ...

 
New Chinese Leadership Keeps Current Recovery Policies, Ups Housing
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 - Dec 19, 2012

The fact that the new communist administration’s annual two-day “central economic work conference” wrapped up on Sunday night by everyone agreeing there would be no changes in the ...