Chart of the Day – Spanish Inquisition

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I generally try to avoid joining the media frenzy around a particular market topic because the media tends to distract me from the "real" story in many cases.  Today I am making an exception.  The … [Read more...]

Introducing Enis Taner


CC and I want to take the opportunity to introduce an addition to the team that we think will be transformative for our product as we enter our second full year of the service.  Enis … [Read more...]

What’t the Story?


Bloomberg U.S. stock futures rose, following yesterday’s slump in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, as a report may show that sales of new homes increased for the first time this year and concern … [Read more...]

In Between Days


Dshort The S&P 500 spent the day wallowing in shallow red ink, but a rally at the close nudged the index into the positive territory for a fractional gain of 0.07%. The week tells a better story, … [Read more...]

What’s the Story Morning Glory?


Bloomberg Jobless claims climbed by 24,000 to 399,000 in the week ended Jan. 7, Labor Department figures showed. The median forecast of 46 economists in a Bloomberg News survey projected 375,000. … [Read more...]

In Between Days


Bloomberg Asian stocks (MXAP) fell for a third day, the euro weakened to a decade low against the yen and bond risk rose on concern Europe’s debt crisis will slow the global economy. Gold futures … [Read more...]

What’s the Story Morning Glory?


NYT The new euro package, as European and American officials describe it, is being negotiated along four main lines. It combines new promises of fiscal discipline that will be embedded in amendments … [Read more...]

What’s the Story Morning Glory?


WSJ Pre-Market Brief: Market tone: Stocks called higher in line with futures; euro higher against the dollar following Italian bond-auction; Treasurys lower; Nymex crude higher at $98.91; gold up … [Read more...]