Contributing Editors' Blog Entries

Stone Street Advisors's picture

2/25 Bond Market Summary

Bond Fairly quiet day, next week to round out February's issuance, early in the week we have a couple of bill auctions.

George Washington's picture

Politicians Slash Budget of Watchdog Agencies ... Guaranteeing that Financial Fraud Won't Be Investigated or Prosecuted

How does D.C. address the infinitesimally small nano-level of change included in FinReg? Defund it, of course ...

williambanzai7's picture

ARe You ReaDY To PLaY ReGiMe CHaNGe CLueDo?

Was it Mugabe in the abattoir?

Value Expectations's picture

Retailers That Beat on Earnings – Are Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT) & Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) Attractive Investment Opportunities?

Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT) & Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) reported yesterday that revenues and profits rose in the 4th quarter behind strong holiday season sales, helping lift their share prices in yesterday’s trading. Shares of Target rose 3.5% to $52 and shares of Kohl’s rose 3.4% to $53.80.

asiablues's picture

Top 12 Countries Most Likely To Go Belly Up

An interesting take at measuring global fiscal risk and why France and Germany are more screwed than Greece and Japan

Reggie Middleton's picture

Reggie Middleton ON CNBC’s Fast Money Discussing Hopium in Real Estate

Real estate Reggie Middleton A significant extension to my 3 minute Q&A on CNBC's Fast Money show yesterday that, in my opinion, provides irrefutable evidence that commercial real estate is about to enter a cyclical bear market. Then again, what do I know...

ilene's picture

Fuggedaboutit Friday - Dip? I Didn't See No Dip?

Of course, what sucks for the American worker is great for our Multi-National Corporate Masters and we all love a good puppet show, so they bought out the President to say "U.S. companies shouldn't worry about inflation if they're planning on expanding their business."

Bruce Krasting's picture

FASB’s Karma

Do you believe there is a Yin and Yang? I do.

Pivotfarm's picture

Trade Against The Retail Herd 25th Feb

The big news event of the day is the US GDP 10:00 EST expected to come in at 3.3% a deviation of 0.1% or more could lead to some significant changes in trader positioning, we also have UK Revised GDP coming out at 04:30 EST which is also often a big mover. In yesterdays session we saw overall GBP weakness. As a result GBPUSD has slipped from the strong long zone back into the long zone

Leo Kolivakis's picture

Caisse Gains 13.6% in 2010

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Canada's largest public pension fund, posted a solid 13.6% return on its investments last year, solidifying its ongoing recovery from a disastrous 2008 loss.

Bruce Krasting's picture

SS Newbies - 60K a Week!

And the scorpion said to the crocodile.....

williambanzai7's picture

MaPPinG THe ARaB WoRLD (+V.C. Update)

An interactive map from The Economist. Who do you want to do business with?

Stone Street Advisors's picture

General Motors Has Profitable 2010, Hurray! But Wait, There's More...(UPDATED)

General Motors Things are far less rosy as the headlines would have you believe...

George Washington's picture

It's Not an Arab Revolution ... It's a GLOBAL Revolution

The Bank for International Settlements called it 2008 ...

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