Monthly Archives: May 2011

Significant?

Its Saturday morning, you think I could get a life or something. But check this out. For those with antennae tuned to catch a hint of QE3 … is this significant in the WSJ? ECRI Weekly Leading Indicator Index Falls … Continue reading

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And another

OK, so enough with the navel-gazing of the normative (previous post). What’s happening out there? Great, make-ya-think post, here at the Market Anthropology blog: Field Notes http://www.marketanthropology.com/2011/05/field-notes.html h/t Abnormal Returns (as is often so). I have repeatedly heard and read … Continue reading

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Interesting article

Big difference between positive economics and normative. Pretty much anything of value to traders is going to be found using positive economics. A lot of what distracts novice traders/investors is confusing the positive with the normative. Normative economic articles are … Continue reading

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Slowdown, recession …

Eco data out of the US has been on the weaker side, and some of it is awful. We had an early heads up on this, but now that its in the market and the subject of seemingly every second … Continue reading

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QE3?

I put up a quick post prior to the market open on Wednesday with a reference to the Capital Spectator blog and the post asking about the potential for QE3. I had a reread of the articles linked to, and … Continue reading

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Some murmurs about the potential for QE3

The potential for QE3 has seemed, so far, to be given pretty short shrift by the markets, which I have found confusing. Probably not surprising, but confusing nonetheless (at least for me). But I have seen a few references to … Continue reading

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Mystery Seller! LOL

Check this out, from just a few minutes ago: In early March I highlighted , and responded to, a post about a ‘mystery buyer’ putting through big volumes in the ES during the overnight session, which moved the ES higher. … Continue reading

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