Frontrunning: December 6

  • Reuters 2011 Investment Outlook Summit LIVE (Link) John Taylor speaking now.
  • Irish Vote Likely To Pressure Euro (WSJ)
  • Bernanke Says Fed May Take More Action to Curb Joblessness (Bloomberg)
  • Jobless Report Is Death of Keynesianism (IBD)
  • European Officials Split Over Bailout Fund Increase, EU Bond (Bloomberg)
  • WikiLeaks' Swedish servers may be under attack (AP)
  • Euro's Worst to Come as Trichet Fails to Calm Crisis, Top Forecasters Say (Bloomberg)
  • China's credit bubble on borrowed time as inflation bites (Telegraph)
  • Jim "20% Upside" O’Neill: Backing the BRIC Consumer (FT)
  • Inflation Risk Is Low, Fed Says (WSJ)
  • Mort Zuckerman: How to Fight and Win the Cyberwar (WSJ)
  • Bush Tax-Cut Deal With Jobless Aid Said to Be Near (NYT)
  • “North Korea Says Tensions `Extreme' as South Korea Plans Drills (BusinessWeek)
  • U.S. steps up pressure on China to rein in North Korea (WaPo)
  • Australia Central Bank Set to Pause on Benchmark Rate (BusinessWeek)
  • Krugman: Let’s Not Make a Deal (NYT)

Economic Data:

  • Switzerland Foreign Currency Reserves 212.4B.Previous 211.9B.
  • Sweden Service Production Index SA 0.5% m/m.Previous 0.0% m/m.
  • Sweden Service Production Index WDA 4.5% y/y.Previous 6.2% y/y.
  • UK New Car Registrations -11.5% y/y.Previous -22.2% y/y.
  • EC Sentix Investor Confidence for December 9.7 - lower than expected. Consensus 11.0. Previous 14.0.


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