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    Morning Roll Call; Whilst Vodafone Sells Its Verizon Stake Markets React Well To Positive European PMIs…

    Sep 3, 13 • 1274 Views • Morning Roll Call No Comments

    Whilst USA markets were closed on Monday (owing to a bank holiday) the telecoms sector was alight with news that Vodafone sold its shareholding in Verizon. The figure was $85bn, a huge figure for the shareholding. But put into perspective by the timely...

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    Morning Roll Call

    Aug 29, 13 • 1219 Views • Morning Roll Call No Comments

    That Recent House Price Boom May Be Over Before It’s Started  You know we can’t be alone in rolling our eyes when reading of the return of ‘house flippers’ in the USA. Many had hoped that these beasts had become extinct with the...

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    Morning Roll Call

    Aug 27, 13 • 1230 Views • Morning Roll Call No Comments

    Orders For Durable Goods In The USA Collapses  We thought carefully before using the word “collapse” as it can often suggest a cataclysmic slump. Despite the economists polled suggesting that the USA durable goods orders would fall by -3%, versus...

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    Morning Roll Call

    Aug 22, 13 • 1235 Views • Morning Roll Call No Comments

    Can the Jackson Hole Symposium stop digging the USA economy into an early grave? The markets reacted predictably to the FOMC minutes published on Wednesday. The DJIA falling 105 points to fall through S2 and critically crash through the psyche barrier of...

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    Morning Roll Call

    Aug 21, 13 • 1260 Views • Morning Roll Call No Comments

    Traders looking for ‘code’ from the FOMC minutes Tuesday continued the mini slump global equities markets have suffered over recent days with the USA indices falling to a six week low. Once again fears that the USA Fed will curb its bond...

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    Morning Roll Call August 20th 2013

    Aug 20, 13 • 1193 Views • Morning Roll Call No Comments

      Monday registered another negative day for many European equity indices, the European STOXX closed down 1.08%, the UK FTSE closed down 0.53%, the CAC closed down 0.97%. Italy’s principal index, the MIB nearly registered the largest fall of 2.46%...

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    Morning Roll Call; Between The Lines

    Jun 9, 13 • 1396 Views • Morning Roll Call No Comments

    As we predicted in our early morning call Thursday was dominated by the president of the ECB, Mario Draghi, giving his conference speech. This came after the announcement was made via Eurostat that base interest rates, in particular the deposit rate, would...

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    Morning Roll Call, Between The Lines

    Jun 6, 13 • 1344 Views • Morning Roll Call No Comments

    So the Wednesday numbers and the scores published on the various analysts’ doors, exceeded expectations. Well sort of… The ADP jobs report numbers pitched in with a healthy 135,000 new jobs added. However, as is customary with ADP, the last set of...