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Today’s data: January Retail Sales terrible and that reinforces Decembers disaster. The street was really looking forward to leaving the -1.0% plunge in December behind and moving onto something a bit better; the forecast at -0.5% was acknowledged as a … Continue reading
Today’s data: Meetings ongoing in Europe to attempt to resolve the Greek question. Amateurs, there is no better word to describe the recently elected Greek officials. To suppose that among them, one with a very bright mind from academia with … Continue reading
Today’s data: Today’s three year sale. So yesterday, as I started to write this piece I looked at the screens to see where the WI (when-issued) new three year maturity was trading and it was not there. So, doubting myself … Continue reading
Today’s data: Virtually no data this week other than Retail Sales and Weekly Claims. That was one swift change from everything but the kitchen sink last week to so very little this week; the Greek farce and the Ukraine mess … Continue reading