Archive for March 19th, 2012

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U.S. Presidential Options

March 19, 2012

The president of the United States after January 19, 2013 will be Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, or none of the above.  Voters will decide the answer in less than eight months, but the manipulation of opinion by special interest money is so sophisticated these days that the choice arguably will be akin to […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Uneasiness about Europe on a Light Data Release Day

March 19, 2012

Share prices are lower in Europe, with drops of 0.6% in Paris and 0.4% in London and Frankfurt.  In the Pacific Basin, equities fell by 1.2% in India, 1.0% in Pakistan and Hong Kong, 0.7% in Singapore, and 0.5% in New Zealand.  Stocks edged up 0.6% in South Korea, 0.3% in Australian and 0.1% in […] More