Monthly Archives: November 2011

Speaking of Central Bank Actions in The Eurozone…. 6 Updates

Just as we noted in our post last night, the trading the Euro can be very tricky, especially when news driven events tend to shape the path of trading. Take a look at the jump in the exhibit below. The … Continue reading

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Beyond the EU and US: Asia – 1 Update

Financial Challenges of the EU and the US well covered, what about Asia? The better part of 2011 has focused on the exponential financial troubles of the European Union (EU).  The European leaders have been inexplicably, hopelessly ineffective.  It has … Continue reading

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Reality Continues to be Optional in the Eurozone: EUR/USD becoming a short sellers nightmare

John Taylor and others are probably right, but in the near-term, still wrong The Eurozone is in absolute shambles, yet several ask, including Dominic Chu on Bloomberg; why hasn’t the Euro moved closer to $1.20? Others may ask, why does … Continue reading

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Before the EU, US, or China, applies the next ‘band aid,’ a question… 9 Updates

With the world on edge of collapse, let me ask you a question… When US President Richard Nixon slammed the gold window shut on France and reneged on the Bretton Woods Pact of 1944, on August 15, 1971, he untethered … Continue reading

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For a vivid sense of Hong Kong, China…

Noble House, the book and mini-series My first trip to Hong Kong was in 1980, when my imagination immediately experienced a quantum leap.  I had been an entrepreneur since I was a teenager and I also had an active fledgling, … Continue reading

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Financial Meltdown, increasing your understanding while being entertained

Margin Call and recommended reading Perhaps you have a long weekend due to the Thanksgiving holiday and are looking for some films to watch. Hollywood appears to be running out of things to make movies about, so the financial crisis … Continue reading

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Eurozone on Suicide Watch – 24 Updates

Eurozone Bailout on Life-Support, EFSF lacks leverage, ECB lacks firepower The Thanksgiving holiday week in the United States, found the Eurozone Bailout structure coming apart at the seems.  In the previous week French and Spanish bond sales were weak, forcing … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Count our blessings and prepare for the next news cycle… The best to you all… Geoff, John, Guest Contributors, & Staff

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An Excellent Podcast on Diet and Science

In a similar tone as our prior post on Professional Journals – inadvertently misleading with statistics? (http://geofftalk.com/?p=1826), Russ Roberts conducts a fascinating interview with Gary Taubes, author of Good Calories, Bad Calories. Mr. Taubes’ research suggests that the evidence between … Continue reading

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The U.S. Congress Super Committee

The U.S. Congress Super Committee concludes it’s work: Results…

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