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Dude, Where's my payrolls data? - Accendo Markets Weekly Roundup

Oct 08 2013 @ 11:28
Mike van Dulken, Head of Research at Accendo Markets, commented in his Weekly Roundup to clients, US politicians have decided that the best thing for the nation is to allow its government to go into partial shutdown rather than back down on conflicting budget views surrounding a presidential policy aimed at making medical care affordable […]
 

The U.S. Shutdown So Far

Oct 01 2013 @ 11:00
Yesterday I said, essentially, that the U.S. shutdown “ain’t not big deal.”  If this shutdown is like most of the others the U.S. has experienced, it will be something similar to the effect of a major January snowstorm in the Washington DC area. For most Americans – and most of the world, for that matter […]
 

Summer and Summers End With Fall

Sep 16 2013 @ 09:03
Summer has come and is almost gone.  Larry Summers, on the other hand has already come and gone.  I understand how the end of Summer affect the entire planet, but I am somewhat in the dark as to how the end of Summers is cited as the almost singular reason for world markets to be […]
 

The Economy Is Out of Control

Sep 05 2013 @ 10:22
I’m not going to write about stocks today, but I will at least mention one.  Instead, I wish to direct your attention to the economy in general.  I’m also going to say some things that the media does not often say and politicians don’t want them to say it. The economy is out of control. […]
 

US revises GDP growth to 2.4%

May 30 2013 @ 09:24
GDP figures revised down. Real gross domestic product, the output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States, increased in the United States at an annual rate of 2.4 percent in the first quarter of 2013 (that is, from the fourth quarter to the first quarter), according to the “second” […]
 

US Treasury announces Gm stock plans

May 13 2013 @ 12:42
Plans to sell 30om GM shares The U.S. Department of the Treasury has announced the next step in its plan to sell its approximately 241.7 million remaining shares of General Motors (GM) common stock with the initiation of a second pre-defined written trading plan. “TARP’s emergency support to GM during the financial crisis was necessary […]
 

Treasury Announces $8.9 Billion Increase In Small Business Loans

Apr 05 2013 @ 05:58
The U.S. Department of the Treasury today released a new report showing that participants receiving capital through the Small Business Lending Fund (SBLF) boosted lending for the seventh straight quarter.  In total, SBLF participants have increased small business lending by about $8.9 billion since the depths of the recession in 2009.  This increased lending represents […]
 

US economy adds 236,000 jobs

Mar 10 2013 @ 17:45
New employment figures released amidst Sequester debate The United Stated economy 236,000 jobs in February newly released figures reveal.  When combined with 157,000 jobs created in January the US employment rate now stands at 7.7%, the lowest figure since President Obama took office in January 2009. Welcoming the figures Alan Krueger, chairman of the White […]
 

Will President Obama’s Stance on Sequester Backfire?

Mar 05 2013 @ 12:02
As political stalemate in Washington over the issue of budget cuts continues with possibility of any eleventh-hour deal being very remote, the question now asked by everyone is not whether the sequestration will be avoided but how much will it impact.
 

Sefton Resources Trading Update and a NEW accusation from me of Sefton deliberately misleading investors

Mar 05 2013 @ 04:44
This is all so bloody familiar but here we go again with another trading update from Sefton Resources (LSE:SER), the joke company that is suing me for libel. I will offer it an opportunity to broaden that case below since I have unearthed another howler of a statement this morning in which, I accuse Sefton […]
 
 
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