Monthly Archives: August 2012

Draghis cancels his trip to Jackson Hole.

This is everywhere, but just for the record: ECB President Draghi has cancelled his trip to the KC Fed’s Jackson Hole conference. Advertisements

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I’m not expecting any QE3 at Jackson Hole

I’m not expecting any hints of QE3 at Jackson Hole from Bernanke. I think Tim Duy has explained it well: Chances of QE3 Diminishing http://economistsview.typepad.com/timduy/2012/08/chances-of-qe3-diminishing.html As a reminder: Ben Bernanke‚Äôs speech at the Kansas City Fed Central Bank Symposium at … Continue reading

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Short-term top in the ES … looking for clues

Check this out: If This Report Is True, The ECB Is Actually Getting Close To Firing Off The Bazooka There’s a story by Reuters citing the latest edition of German magazine Der Spiegel, which is reporting that the ECB is … Continue reading

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Jackson Hole: Bernanke speech Aug. 31, Draghi speech Sept. 1

Ben Bernanke’s speech at the Kansas City Fed Central Bank Symposium at Jackson Hole, Wyoming is scheduled for Friday 31 August at 10am. Mario Draghi’s speech there is scheduled for Saturday 1 September at 10am. And as a BTW, the … Continue reading

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Do whatever it takes to have a nice holiday

OK, cynical comment coming up … just for a laugh, not serious. OK here goes: When Draghi said he’d “do whatever it takes … “, maybe he was referring to was doing whatever it takes to have a nice holiday. … Continue reading

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Why is stock market volume so low? D’uh … its summer?

Lots of wailing and gnashing of teeth about the low stock market volumes. Lots of reasons proffered. Dudes, chill … its summer. D’uh.

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Jackson Hole 30 Aug. to Sept. 1 … but so what?

Bernanke and the Kansas City Fed Central Bank Symposium at Jackson Hole, Wyoming Aug 30 – Sept 1, 2012. I don’t think we can expect anything of much significance from Bernanke there. Sober Look blog summed it up, IMO: But … Continue reading

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