Archive for April 8th, 2013

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Currency Thoughts Passes Fifth Anniversary

April 8, 2013

The first two postings on this blog, My Background and Analytical Philosophy, were screened on April 8, 2008.  The site now has 4,307 articles and over 2.279 million words, which is large enough to envelope four copies of Tolstoy’s War and Peace.  The inspiration for the blog came from a phone call several weeks beforehand […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Monday Focus on Japan and China

April 8, 2013

Weekend coverage of the Bank of Japan’s stimulus continued to emphasize that such exceeded all expectations and enjoyed the approval of almost the entire central bank Board.  In this euphoria, Japan’s Nikkei closed up 2.8% at 13,193, its best closing level since August 12, 2008 (exactly a month before the Lehman Brothers collapse).  The yen […] More