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10 Second Headlines of the Week – June 25, 2010 G20 Week + The official theme of the G20 Summit is “Recovery and New Beginnings” and marks the standoff between ‘stimulus’ (USA) and ‘austerity’… Read More


FW: 10 Second Headlines – June 18, 2010 10 Second Headlines of the Week – June 18, 2010 British Budget + The focus next week will be on the UK budget and the deepest… Read More


North America + To date, 82% of corporations are beating 2nd quarter earnings estimates and only 68% are beating top line revenues but over 80% of the economic indicators over the past month have… Read More


A Second Stimulus Package for the US? + Presidential Advisor, Larry Summers, has recommended that Congress pass another $200 billion stimulus bill this year. + Half a dozen states are delaying tax refunds until… Read More


10 Second Headlines of the Week – August 6, 2010 Wheat + Russia, the world’s 3rd largest grower of wheat, has banned the exporting of wheat from August 15th to December 31st due to… Read More


Bond Market Trends + Yields on 2 year US notes are 0.71% close to the low in January 2009 of 0.66%. Yields on US 10 year bonds are 3.14% their recent low was 2.05%… Read More


Wage Deflation in the US? + US wage rates have not budged since January 1, 2010. + Demand for labor is not keeping pace with the supply. + Total pool of labor available is… Read More


Australia Mining Tax + Proposed uniform 40% “Resources Super Profits Tax” to be implemented July 1, 2012 + Rio Tinto is threatening to shelve their expansion plans in Australia. Baron’s Big Money Poll +… Read More


Global Housing Market + Canada – homebuilders are now adding 200,000 annualized new homes vs the 175,000 required to meet the demand from first time buyers. + Royal Bank has increased 5 year posted… Read More


Focus on the Bank of Canada (BoC) + The BoC signaled it may be the first in the Group of 7 to increase borrowing costs, joining India and Australia. + Poor productivity, the low… Read More