Macro Man: Open Fire
Today is one of those days when you really don’t know what to do, but you have a twitchy trigger finger and things are getting nervous. So far the run up in equities has occurred nicely, we have had a turn in USTs and the Euro has indeed been a false start sell off, correcting back up leaving
Steve Jobs Stopped At Japan Airport Over Ninja Stars
Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs said he’ll never come back to Japan after officials at an airport barred him from taking Ninja throwing stars aboard his private plane, SPA! magazine reported in its latest issue.A security scan at Kansai International Airport, near Osaka, detected
FT.com / FT Trading Room - CME Mistakenly Places Test Orders...
CME Group, the world’s biggest futures exchange, mistakenly placed orders on active energy and metals markets as it was undertaking a quality assurance procedure.CME declined to say which contracts were placed into the live market or how many orders were sent or executed, but a person familiar
China May Delay Rate Increases As Food Stays `Villain' -...
Premier Wen Jiabao said this week that while the Asian nation is in “good shape,” the global economy has yet to enter “a benign cycle of steady growth.” Photographer: Nelson Ching/BloombergChina’s accelerating inflation may fail to convince policy makers to raise interest rates this year
FT.com / UK / Business - BP Cited For Safety Lapses In North...
All but one of BP’s five North Sea installations inspected in 2009 were cited for failure to comply with emergency regulations on oil spills, raising questions about the company’s ability to manage a disaster in the area.Offshore inspection records – obtained by the Financial Times under the
Gabriel Wisdom Guest Post: History Says Silver Is Cheap
With gold currently trading around $1250 per ounce, and silver just above $19, the current ratio of gold’s price to silver’s price appears skewed. One ounce of gold presently buys 65 ounces of silver, so if balance is restored based on the physical ratio of silver to gold in the earth’s crust (16:1)
Corn Syrup Producers Want Sweeter Name: Corn Sugar
The makers of high fructose corn syrup want to sweeten up its image with a new name: corn sugar.The bid to rename the sweetener by the Corn Refiners Association comes as Americans' concerns about health and obesity have sent consumption of high fructose corn syrup, used in soft
Eurozone Industrial Rebound Runs Out Of Steam
Industrial production in the 16 countries that use the euro was flat in July from the previous month, official figures showed Tuesday, a further sign that the sector's spring recovery has run its course.Eurostat, the EU's statistics office, said the unchanged reading for July
Putting Multiple Credit Card Accounts On The Same Plastic
The worst part about getting your credit card declined? Reaching back into your wallet to find one that works. Embarrassing! The Dynamics Card 2.0 MultiAccount feature solves that by putting two different accounts on the same piece of plastic.Card 2.0, shown off today for the first time, features a
GOLD SMALL BULLISH RISING WEDGE BO
Today we broke out of a small bullish rising wedge that will insure higher prices for gold. These type patterns usually show up in fast moving markets so put your seat belt on and enjoy the ride.
Dell's Inspiron Duo Is A 10
What, pray tell, is this? It's Dell's new Inspiron Duo, a 10" tablet that opens up and twirls its screen to transform itself into a netbook. Craziest of all? They're saying it'll be available before the end of the year.Dell showed off the crazy little guy, which runs Windows 7 Premium and packs a
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