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An Open Letter To The Financial Media

It can hardly have escaped your notice that a battle of epic proportions, simmering at the fringes for months, was this very week finally joined. Pursuing what can only be termed a "Möbius strip news cycle" strategy, certain "financial news" programs have taken to throwing those pesky "parasitic" bloggers to the proverbial wolves at every opportunity.

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Folks, its Freaky Friday today. Lots of economic data coming out of the cupboard in the Eurozone, mostly PMI and Business Climate numbers. UK's preliminary GDP q/q and services index are out as well today, both quite weak; no green shots here folks. Preliminary printing of the UK GDP figures shows biggest Y/Y fall since the series began in 1955, annualised to -5.6% !