Archive for September 8th, 2009

Bonds and Stocks

Does The Japanese Government Bond Market Face Armageddon? Probably Not.

September 8, 2009

A provocative headline on today’s wire services reports High Frequency Economics founder and chief economist Dr Carl Weinberg predicting a “catastrophic” debacle in Japanese public finances under the incoming Democratic Party government, resulting in a near-vertical yield curve.  Insofar as Japan has the second largest economy in the world, Weinberg reportedly further projects that this […] More

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New Overnight Developments Abroad: Gold Above $1000

September 8, 2009

In a further sign of receding risk aversion, gold has spiked, stocks gained, and the dollar is off to a bad start in the autumn season of trading. The dollar has fallen by a further 1.1% against sterling, the Swiss franc and Australian dollar.  It lost 0.9% against the euro, 0.8% relative to the yen […] More