Category: Your Money

Europe’s Problems Summed Up

Moses with the tablets of the Ten Commandments...

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Pythagorean theorem: 24 words
Lord’s prayer: 66 words
Archimedes’ Principle: 67 words
Ten Commandments: 179 words
Gettysburg address: 286 words
US Declaration of Independence: 1,300 words
US Constitution with all 27 Amendments: 7,818 words
EU regulations on the sale of cabbage: 26,911 words

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US: What does zero job growth feel like?

Should feel pretty bad: 10-year US Treasury yields fell to 2.05% from 2.13%, 10-year Tips went negative again (-0.018%), while 10-year Bund yields fell below 2% for the first time ever.

With the odds of new stimulus increasing, Gold futures are currently up 2.4% to $1,873/oz.

The August Pundit Buzz Report

Bullish Luck at The 58th Yasuda Kinen(Jpn)

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Boy were they bullish in August!

StockViz did a survey of the buzz on twitter and chalked up the following stats:


On a month when the Nifty lost more than 10%, this is one optimistic bunch with 3x more buys’ than sells’. And the stats pretty much maintain the same proportion toward the end of the month as well.

The most buzzed about were: SBIN, JSWSTEEL, DLF and RELIANCE, all of which are currently sporting bearish trends.

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