Archive for April 19th, 2011

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Bond Yields, Debt Supply, and Inflation

April 19, 2011

The ten-year bond yields in the United States, Germany, Britain, and Japan remain low despite higher inflation and rising concern about the sustainability of excessive fiscal deficits and debt.  Bond spreads have not shifted materially among these four advanced economies, either. The table below compares the current sovereign ten-year yields to period averages since 1990. […] More

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Stock Market Slide Pauses in European Session

April 19, 2011

Following the share price slide Monday in Europe and North America, stocks fell by 1.2% in Japan, 1.3% in Hong Kong, 1.9% in China, 1.4% in Australia, and 0.6% in the Philippines, South Korea and Singapore.  But in Europe, the Paris Cac, British Ftse and German Dax have recovered 0.7%, 0.5%, and 0.4% on good […] More