Wednesday, January 18, 2012

@AllAmerInvest Bull Sentiment, Wholesale Prices Fall, Euro Collateral, MIT Running the Show,

Wholesale Prices in U.S. Unexpectedly Fall

Wholesale prices in the U.S. unexpectedly dropped in December, consistent with the Federal Reserve’s assessment that inflation remains tame.
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Bullish Signals May Mean a Need to Pull Back

Stocks have rallied 20% since October lows, based on intraday levels. But investor sentiment also has gained, and that's a bad sign for contrarian investors. Mark Hulbert looks at past bull markets to glean some answers.

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Europe Crisis Rescue Begins With MIT Men as a Matter of Trust
The MIT central bankers represent “an extraordinary level of policy influence for any one economics department,” said James Poterba, president of the National Bureau of Economic Research, which is responsible for dating the beginnings and endings of U.S. recessions. “I’m trying to think about what was in the water.” He was head of the economics department from 2006 to 2008 and is still a faculty member.

Collateral shifts in the eurozone
We all know the story in the public repo market. The European Central Bank has provided three years worth of funding against the widest range of collateral it has ever dared to accept, and is preparing to do it all again in February. We know the type of collateral it accepted, and how much funding it provided.

But what, pray tell, is the story in the private interbank repo market?

Original content Bob DeMarco, All American Investor