Festering Concern about Euroland Peripherals

September 8, 2010

Stocks in Germany, France and Great Britain have traded 0.6% lower.  Earlier, equities fell by 2.2% in Japan, 1.5% in Hong Kong, 0.8% in Australia, 0.5% in South Korea and 0.4% in Taiwan and New Zealand. The euro recouped 0.2% against the dollar despite provocative warnings from German Chancellor Merkel about her country’s limited patience […] More

Stocks Closing Out a Bad Month on a Weakening Note

August 31, 2010

Japan’s Nikkei tumbled 3.6%, extending August’s loss to 7.5% and the decline since April 26 to 21%.  Stocks also fell 1.0% in Hong Kong and South Korea, 1.6% in Taiwan, 1.1% in Australia, and 0.6% in India.  In Europe, the Paris Cac and British Ftse are down 0.9%, and the German Dax has lost 0.7%. […] More