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- China accuses US of fuelling ‘huge carry trade’
- What Do Bond Traders Think They Know
- The worst is yet to come: Unemployed Americans should hunker down for more job losses
- Governments tug hard on growth levers
- October Retail Sales Beat Expectations, But All Growth Was Just Autos
|China accuses US of fuelling ‘huge carry trade’
Posted: 15 Nov 2009 04:28 AM PST
The US Federal Reserve is fuelling “speculative investments” and endangering global recovery through loose monetary policy, a senior Chinese official warned on Sunday just hours before President Barack Obama arrived in China for his first visit.
Posted: 15 Nov 2009 09:09 AM PST
It’d be interesting to know what the people buying these bonds think is going to happen. Not inflation, based on these yields.
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Posted: 15 Nov 2009 12:22 PM PST
Think the worst is over? Wrong. Conditions in the U.S. labor markets are awful and worsening. While the official unemployment rate is already 10.2% and another 200,000 jobs were lost in October, when you include discouraged workers and partially employed workers the figure is a whopping 17.5%.
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|Governments tug hard on growth levers
Posted: 15 Nov 2009 11:59 PM PST
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – If the global recession is over, consumers must have missed the memo.
Posted: 16 Nov 2009 12:13 AM PST
Advance October retail sales grew faster than expected, at 1.4% month over month, but all the growth disappears if you strip away auto related sales.