Monthly Archives: December 2018

Ten Good Weekend Reads

Haven dollar touches 1½-year high as global growth worries dominate trading – MarketWatch Conte Says His Budget Deficit Offer Is the Best Italy Can Do – Bloomberg The Fed’s Critical Role for 2019 – Barron’s Business debt swells to $9 … Continue reading

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Global Risk Monitor – December 14

 

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ETF Sector Performance – December 14

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Green growth

In this episode of Business Planet we focus on the efforts underway to encourage innovation and transform industry in Europe. … READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2018/12/14/gr…

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The Mechanics Of Happiness

What you see is a myosin protein dragging an endorphin along a filament to the inner part of the brain’s parietal cortex which creates happiness. Happiness. You’re looking at happiness pic.twitter.com/x4VAXMWPs5 — Physics & Astronomy Zone (@ZonePhysics) December 12, 2018

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Inflation With A Draghi Tatoo?

Draghi: QE is part of our toolbox and can be considered to be useable by the Governing Council in contingencies. We’ve always considered this and it has now been sanctioned by the ECJ — European Central Bank (@ecb) December 13, … Continue reading

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The Profundity Of An Autistic Second Grader

I have been off the desk a few days traveling.  Spent yesterday at a center for children with learning disabilities.  What an incredible and enlightening experience. My oldest daughter, a psychology graduate, who is now a behavioral therapist working with … Continue reading

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The S&P Is In Doji City – Key Short-term Levels

What a Dragonfly Doji Indicates When it forms at the bottom of a downtrend, the dragonfly doji is considered a reliable indication of trend reversal. This is because the price hit a support level during the trading day, hinting that sellers … Continue reading

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Deutsche Bank – Nein Schadenfreude

Source:   Urban Dictionary  Doing the rounds: Is Deutsche the new Lehman? Social media postings about Deutsche Bank more than quadrupled, and Twitter sentiment is negative. pic.twitter.com/Hq4mgnbQzv — Holger Zschaepitz (@Schuldensuehner) December 10, 2018 Hat tip to Holger for pointing this … Continue reading

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Watching Gold

Gold is looking interesting. Fundamentally, it shouldn’t as the Fed is tightening the screws on liquidity, the ECB is ready to stop the printing press, and international reserves continue to decline. Check out the chart.  Higher lows since August,  a … Continue reading

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