Monthly Archives: May 2013

Daily Interest Rate Monitor – May 3

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Weekly Eurozone Watch – ECB Cuts

Key Data Points German 10-year Bund 3 bps higher; France 5 bps wider to the Bund; Belgium 7 bps tighter; Ireland 25 bps tighter; Italy 27 bps tighter; Spain 27 bps tighter; Portugal 40 bps tighter; Greece 165 bps tighter; … Continue reading

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U.S. Employment Situation – April 2013

Nonfarm payrolls beat expectations, including some nice upward revisions.  The data reverses the pessimism that was building about a summer swoon.  The S&P500  couldn’t of had a better set-up going into the number. Here’s the BLS, Total nonfarm payroll employment … Continue reading

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Stratfor: Saudi Arabia’s Demographic Challenge

Stratfor Middle East Analyst Ashley Lindsey discusses Saudi Arabia’s demographic challenge of educating its young population and integrating more women into its work force. For more analysis, visit: http://www.Stratfor.com (click here if video is not observable)

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U.S. Equity Sector ETF – Daily Performance

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Daily Interest Rate Monitor – May 2

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World’s Fastest & Slowest Growing Economies

Here’s our update of last November’s post of the world’s fastest and slowest growing economies ranked by 2013 GDP growth.  The growth estimates and nominal GDP data are from the April IMF World Economic Outlook database. We still note, the … Continue reading

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Daily Interest Rate Monitor – May 1

May ushers in the deflation trade. (click here if table is not observable)

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U.S. Equity Sector ETF – Daily Performance

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