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The week’s off and on risky, European affair

#CHF and #JPY strength into the Western evening on Wednesday and early in #Asia underscores the switching back off of ‘risk’ after quite a battering for that sentiment in the last 36 hours. You name it, we’ve had it: profit … Continue reading

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#Euro Flash-Panic Morning Redux

Euro tumbled out of Asia into domestic markets amid feverish talk that Greece was verging on a snap election after the opposition there voted against latest austerity plans. Stabilization came around 1.40132 with reports of demand near 1.4025 – sovereign … Continue reading

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Things are quieting down again: so, it’s time for my: Risk Screening Of Small Caps [a Short View] The yen is easing back to more normative levels following the concerted G-7 intervention last week and Libya and the Middle East … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Japan; and hints on Economic Aftershocks

The saddest news is that there are at least 44 reported fatalities so far from the severest earthquake to strike Japan in 140 years. And it looks inevitable that that number will rise. The 8.9 magnitude quake struck Japan’s northeast … Continue reading

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Is This The Correction? Read This To Not Find Out

  The major equities benchmarks are right now [Wednesday afternoon] extending the slide which they commenced earlier this week, after simmering uncertainty over the situation in the Middle East tipped over definitively into ugliness – with authoritarian crackdowns in Libya … Continue reading

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Variations on Trading ‘Fear’ In A Risky Future

(Or, why front-month S&P 500 Variance Futures rose 41.36% on Friday.) For whatever reasons, it seems clear right now that the largely moderate North African states, including Egypt, and their ideological and geographical cousins on the fringes of the Middle … Continue reading

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