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D&D Note (8-1-2012) ~ FED Punts All Eyes On ECB

D&D Note (8-1-2012) Markets got a copied paste FED statement after the latest FMOC meeting. More of the same, ready to act, but not ready yet. Remember September is traditionally when the FED loosens, next meeting is Sept 12th and 13th. Now all investors attention turns to Mario Draghi and what the ECB decides or … Continue reading

D&D Note (7-30-2012) ~ All Eyes Await Global Central Bank Policy

D&D Note (7-30-2012) Markets today by and large treaded water awaiting the FED and ECB policy announcements later this week. While we most likely won’t see any stimulus from the FED this week investors will be hanging on every word to seek future guidance on policy. The ECB however could put many traders minds at … Continue reading

D&D Note (7-26-2012) ~ Super Mario Lifts Markets, Facebook Plummets

D&D Note (7-26-2012) Mario Draghi, the European Central Bank President, comments today that the ECB will do whatever it takes to preserve the Euro lifted markets into rally mode. His comments open the door up for another round of LTRO (Long-Term Refinancing Operation) from the ECB. The real question is can the ECB or will … Continue reading

D&D Note (6-4-2012) ~ Central Banks To The Rescue?

D&D Note (6-4-2012) While fear is driving down the markets, hope of a coordinated central bank monetary easing effort swings the markets back up. Ultimately creating daily whipsaw movement in volatility. The Eurozone meets this Wednesday and talks of another round of LTRO are already circulating. The FED meets the same week as the Greek … Continue reading

D&D Note (5-29-2012) ~ Markets Rally On Joint Central Bank Stimulus Hope

D&D Note (5-29-2012) The next US jobs report (for May) will determine just about everything for the FED. Next FOMC meeting is in the third week of June – same time as the Greek elections. Could we see QE3, another LTRO, further RRR reduction in China? Simply put investors will have a glimpse into the … Continue reading