- Nuveen Investments to Offer New Mortgage Opportunity Term Fund
- China Signals That It May Allow Currency to Rise Against Dollar
- TFC October Monthly Update
- Illinois speeding toward budget disaster, study says
- How the middle class are shoplifting to keep up appearances
- Oil demand: A developing thirst
- Barrick shuts hedge book as world gold supply runs out
- ‘On the Brink,’ New York Must Cut, Paterson Says
- The Downside of a Loan Pickup
- Yuan to Resume Gains
- A 69% Capital Gains Tax Hike . . .
- Why Jim Rogers Isn’t Buying The Equity Rally (GLD)
Posted: 11 Nov 2009 01:45 AM PST
Nuveen Investmentsannounced plans of a new closed-end fund, Nuveen Mortgage Opportunity Term Fund. Objective is to generate attractive total returns through opportunistic investments in mortgage-backed securities (“MBS”). Its investment objective investing in MBS directly, and indirectly through a separate investment in a public-private investment partnership formed pursuant to the Public-Private Investment Program (“PPIP”) established by the U.S. Department of Treasury (the “UST”).
|China Signals That It May Allow Currency to Rise Against Dollar
Posted: 11 Nov 2009 04:31 AM PST
China sent its clearest signal yet that it was ready to allow yuan appreciation after an 18-month hiatus, saying on Wednesday it would consider major currencies, not just the dollar, in guiding the exchange rate.
Posted: 11 Nov 2009 04:47 AM PST
The Taiwan Greater China Fund Inc Releases October Monthly Update
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Posted: 11 Nov 2009 06:38 AM PST
A report released Wednesday by the Pew Center on the States says Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island and Wisconsin also are at risk of fiscal calamity.
Posted: 11 Nov 2009 07:07 AM PST
Middle-class shoppers who have been hit by the recession are stealing hundreds of millions of pounds of expensive food in an effort to maintain their high standard of living, according to a new survey.
Posted: 11 Nov 2009 07:58 AM PST
Transport will account for 97% of this increase as rising numbers of cars hit the roads of the developing world. Demand from these countries will overtake that of the industrialised OECD nations by 2030. By then, America, Japan and Europe will be using less oil than in 1980.
Posted: 11 Nov 2009 08:45 AM PST
Global gold production is in terminal decline despite record prices and Herculean efforts by mining companies to discover fresh sources of ore in remote spots, according to the world’s top producer Barrick Gold.
Posted: 11 Nov 2009 08:51 AM PST
Representative of financial problems of state and local governments
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Posted: 11 Nov 2009 09:23 AM PST
The danger for fixed-income investors is that ultraloose monetary policy, combined with a lack of new issuance, has pushed loan prices beyond reasonable levels. After all, a year-to-date total return of 80% on triple-C loans, as measured by S&P LCD, doesn’t come without risks. An increase in new issuance, while a sign of healing, would add to pressure for a correction in the near term.
Posted: 11 Nov 2009 10:59 PM PST
China will probably let the yuan start rising against the dollar in early 2010
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Posted: 12 Nov 2009 12:02 AM PST
Pelosi’s 5.4% income surtax would hit capital gains and dividends.
Posted: 12 Nov 2009 12:24 AM PST
“The only bubble I see forming in the Western world is in the U.S. government bond market. Other than that I don’t see any bubbles going on.”
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