Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Morning Journal-Germany says no to more money printing


Economics
This Week’s Data


The January Empire State Manufacturing Index came in at 13.48 versus expectations of 10.5 and December’s reading of 9.53.
http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2012/01/ny-fed-survey-manufacturing-activity.html

Other

More on the private equity capital model (medium):
http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/288023/turnaround-capitalism-rich-lowry

Update on the Baltic Dry Index (short):
http://www.bespokeinvest.com/thinkbig/2012/1/15/baltic-dry-index-collapses.html


Politics
Domestic


Introducing the new head of Obama’s Domestic Policy Council (medium):
http://michellemalkin.com/2012/01/13/obamas-razist-lobbyist-moves-up/

International

Germany says ‘no way, Melvin’ to more money printing (medium):
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/just-say-nein-bundesbank-european-qe-abandon-idea-once-and-all

Steve Cook received his education in investments from Harvard, where he earned an MBA, New York University, where he did post graduate work in economics and financial analysis and the CFA Institute, where he earned the Chartered Financial Analysts designation in 1973. His 40 years of investment experience includes institutional portfolio management at Scudder, Stevens and Clark and Bear Stearns. Steve's goal at Strategic Stock Investments is to help other investors build wealth and benefit from the investing lessons he learned the hard way.