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  • Daily Forex News - Can Desperation Lead To Inspiration

    Can Desperation Lead to Inspiration?

    Oct 13, 11 • 4833 Views • Between the lines Comments Off on Can Desperation Lead to Inspiration?

    The updated weekly USA unemployment figures were published on Thursday. The number of Americans filing claims for jobless benefits hardly changed since the previous week. Applications for unemployment insurance payments decreased 1,000 in the week ended Oct....

  • Daily Forex News - End of the Rope

    When you Reach the End of Your Rope, Tie a Knot in it and Hang On

    Oct 12, 11 • 7254 Views • Between the lines Comments Off on When you Reach the End of Your Rope, Tie a Knot in it and Hang On

    When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on – Thomas Jefferson The president of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso, set out a plan on Wednesday designed to finally bring to an end the eurozone debt crisis. Mr Barroso...

  • Who Dares Wins, the SaS Brings Down the Slovakia Government and Threatens the EFSF

    Oct 12, 11 • 2478 Views • Between the lines Comments Off on Who Dares Wins, the SaS Brings Down the Slovakia Government and Threatens the EFSF

    U.S. stocks flatlined on Tuesday after the best five days for the S&P 500 in two years, investors now look to the earnings season for a reason to extend the optimism for a market rebound. Stocks wavered throughout the NY session. Markets have been...

  • What Does Columbus Day and the Napoleon Complex Have in Common?

    Oct 11, 11 • 1927 Views • Between the lines Comments Off on What Does Columbus Day and the Napoleon Complex Have in Common?

    Napoleon complex is a term for describing an alleged type of inferiority complex said to affect men who are short in stature. The term is used more generally to describe people who are driven by a perceived handicap to overcompensate in other aspects of their...

  • No Middle East ‘Sugar Daddy’ on the Horizon to Rescue the Eurozone Crisis

    Oct 10, 11 • 2087 Views • Between the lines Comments Off on No Middle East ‘Sugar Daddy’ on the Horizon to Rescue the Eurozone Crisis

    Dexia bank, the bank with a global credit risk exposure of $700 billion (more than twice Greece’s total default ‘risk’ loss) is being watched closely for signs that Europe might be capable of decisive action to resolve its banking crisis. Dexia, who...

  • Daily Forex News - Between the Lines

    Quantitative, Qualitative or Just Desperate?

    Oct 6, 11 • 4493 Views • Between the lines Comments Off on Quantitative, Qualitative or Just Desperate?

    The same headline phrase was constantly repeated on the mainstream media tv and radio channels on Thursday after the BoE MPC announced it was reverting back to the last trick in it’s toolbox, more quantitative easing. “The Bank of England has...

  • Between the Lines - Black Swan Theories

    Black Swan, Unemployment and Anonymous

    Oct 5, 11 • 3082 Views • Between the lines Comments Off on Black Swan, Unemployment and Anonymous

    The UK Conservative party’s annual conference came to an end on Wednesday. Rumors have been circulating that the UK coalition government is about to cave into intense lobbying pressure and reduce the fifty percent rate of tax as, in the opinion of...

  • Dexia’s Midnight Runners

    Oct 5, 11 • 1743 Views • Between the lines Comments Off on Dexia’s Midnight Runners

    The market soared late in the New York session as a consequence of Dexia executives apparently agreeing to put circa €180 billion of assets into a ‘bad bank’. The SPX soared circa 4.1% to end the day up 2.25%. This development was twinned with news from...

  • When Will the Troika’s Headless Chicken Fall on the Bailout Spot?

    Oct 4, 11 • 2189 Views • Between the lines 1 Comment

    Whilst numerous cerebral films, bios and documentaries have been made musing on the reasons for the 2008-2009 crash, (such as the superb Inside Job), none managed to capture the malaise with the clarity, brevity and humour as the episode of South Park called...

  • Daily Forex News - Between the Lines

    Stocks Falling Due to Eurozone Debt Crisis

    Oct 3, 11 • 7981 Views • Between the lines Comments Off on Stocks Falling Due to Eurozone Debt Crisis

    The same headline is constantly being regurgitated by the usual financial media outlets day after day, it repeats something like this; “US Stocks and the Euro fall as Greece concerns outweigh positive U.S. economic data..” Or we read something...

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