Posts Tagged ‘Uralkali’

Notes From Underground: I Report The Body Of News Electric

August 11, 2013

There was no main theme during the last week as the global financial markets try to measure Chinese growth while attempting to weigh the impact of a FED tapering of its quantitative easing program (QE). There is a continual to and fro as the equity markets are holding up well in the face of rising long-term interest rates, but as I have maintained, the yield curves are steepening as investors understand that the FED may be tapering but it is not tightening. This is not 1994. With this in mind let us examine some other issues.

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Notes From Underground: The Debt Wars Are Getting Stale–Each Day Positions Harden

July 26, 2011

The seriousness of the U.S. DEBT CIRCUS cannot be overstated but evidently not from a market perspective. U.S. Treasuries have continued to be well bid as many investors still run to the TREASURY market in times of uncertainty. Besides the “rush” to safety in the BONDS, the FED has so badly perverted the market’s pricing mechanism that it is very difficult to determine the genuine impact of the Washington default countdown. European sovereign debt has been trashed during the last 20 months as there was no real central bank support to the market as the EFSF was a late comer to the scene and was provided with meager provisions.

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Notes From Underground: Pimco calls for some of the PIIGS to leave the STRAW HOUSE AND HIT THE BRICS

December 20, 2010

A note from Andrew Bosomworth, head of Pimco’s European Portfolio, suggests that Greece, Ireland and Portugal would be better off leaving the euro currency until they get their houses in order. Bosomworth wrote it will be difficult but it can be done and the currency devaluations that will be part of exit will aid the PIG in its attempt at economic recovery.

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