Investment Markets Overview – w/e 12 July 2013

Just weeks after stating that the ballooning Fed “debt drug” could be gradually removed, which immediately sparked a plunge of global stocks and bonds, Fed Chairman, Ben Bernanke, this week announced that the economy still needs help from the Federal Reserve. His statement actually included the phrase, “ a highly accommodative monetary policy for the foreseeable future is what is needed for the U.S. economy.” When asked about his legacy, he said that others would certainly judge his handling of the 2008 financial crisis, suggesting that the Fed, under his leadership, has made significant strides in providing the public with more information on how the central bank operates. Indeed it has, the words contradictory, clueless and bereft of historic detail come to mind.

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  • US economic data . . .

  • Euro-Zone   . . .

  • The UK . . .

  • Out East   . . .

  • The $US index  . . .

  • Within the commodities complex  . . .

  • Economic data due next week includes  . . .

  • Returning to the Fed, Chair Bernanke this week presented a paper entitled, “The First 100 Years of the Federal Reserve: The Policy Record, Lessons Learned, and Prospects for the Future,”   . . .
     

  • Charts:-
    1. Indices Weekly
    2. US Consumer Credit
    3. French Jobseekers (1000) + President Hollande Begins Term
    4. Singapore Unemployment Rate vs Singapore GDP
    5. $US vs Oil vs Gold vs Silver vs Copper

Table of 15 Indices, 11 columns of detailed information, for accurate analysis

  “History repeats itself because the world doesn’t learn”

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