Archive - Aug 19, 2010 - Blog entry

Econophile's picture

Money supply is declining, ZIRP and QE haven't worked, so what's the Fed supposed to do? More of the same? This article takes a look why banks are critical for an economic recovery and why the government has done everything they can to prevent it. Here is Part 2 of 2 and where I think we're headed.

Leo Kolivakis's picture

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Canada's largest pension fund, announced today a return for the first half of 2010 of 2.33%, outperforming its benchmark by 307 basis points and adding $4.1 billion in value added. Given the volatility in the markets, this is impressive.

madhedgefundtrader's picture

The Problem With GM

The hoopla over GM’s impending, politically timed IPO obscures fundamental weaknesses that have not going away. Its core customer base is dying off as fast as the reborn company can build new cars. A company with a demographic headache like no other. Driving to Beijing for a tune up?

Reggie Middleton's picture

We have just released our extensive forensic analysis and valuation of Research in Motion (RIMM), delving into its intense competition with the rapidly growing Android, and the well received iPhone. Guess what (and as I warned weeks ago, before their recent product launch)... It doesn't look too promising for the Blackberry crew!

Pivotfarm's picture

Markets in a Flash

· The Pound strengthened suddenly this morning when UK data came in better than expected. The EUR/GBP is moving back towards its monthly lows

· The USD/JPY has started trending down towards its lows in the past few hours.

· US equity futures are higher this morning suggesting a continuation in the rise in equity markets from yesterday’s session.