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February 12th, 2015

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

February 11th, 2015

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

February 10th, 2015

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

January 9th, 2015

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

January 6th, 2015

Today’s data: January surge in employment confuses the markets. There is NO confusion concerning the strength shown by the data, top to bottom, inside and out this was a report full of strength and lots of it. The confusion is … Continue reading