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Here's Some Economic Data To Get Excited About For Next Week

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Here's A Chart That's Even Uglier Than Gold

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Copper Ingots: The Next Silver

businessinsider.com — If you thought that gold-dispensing ATMs were a sign of a top to the precious metals bubble, think again. We've found the ultimate. On eBay, you can find people selling 1 lb. ingots of .999 pure ... copper! That's right.
Jul 20, 2015

Remember when people were selling *copper* ingots on eBay and trying to pass it off as the new gold. businessinsider.com/copper-ingots-…

German President Angela Merkel Just Dropkicked The Euro

businessinsider.com.au — It's hard to be a euro-bull, when the President of Europe's most important economy, Germany, is a euro-bear: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Greece's mounting budget deficit risks hurting the euro, saying the currency faces a "very difficult phase."

German President Angela Merkel Just Dropkicked The Euro

businessinsider.com — It's hard to be a euro-bull, when the President of Europe's most important economy, Germany, is a euro-bear: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Greece's mounting budget deficit risks hurting the euro, saying the currency faces a "very difficult phase."

Margaret Thatcher Was Freakishly Correct About Why The Euro Would Be Such A Big Disaster

businessinsider.com.au — Margaret Thatcher was an incredibly polarising figure, but everyone should be able to agree that she was absolutely spot on about why the Euro would be such a disaster.
Jul 13, 2015

"Margaret Thatcher was freakishly correct about why the euro would be such a big disaster" Interesting read. businessinsider.com.au/margaret-thatc…

Frozen Funds, Fleeing Tourists: Greek Startups Feel the Pinch

bloomberg.com — Before Greece's capital controls, Hellenic Seaplanes S.A. had an expansion plan and investors to back it. Banking on a tourism boom, it was set to have opened a network of 112 water aerodromes by the end of the year to serve the country's hundreds of islands.

S&P: All That Bond Market Illiquidity is Bad for Bond Funds, But Not Banks

bloomberg.com — Standard & Poor's, the credit rating agency, has just published new research on the changing structure of the corporate bond market and its effect on on a wide variety of financial entities. Bankers, regulators and investors have long been complaining that the ability to buy and sell in the bond market without impacting the prices of securities has deteriorated in the aftermath of the financial crisis.
Jul 01, 2015

S&P: All that bond market illiquidity is bad for bond funds, but not banks bloom.bg/1LCYtIs

Something New on Bloomberg TV: 'What'd You Miss?'

bloomberg.com — Today at Bloomberg, we're launching something new: A daily TV show at the close of the U.S. market titled 'What'd You Miss?' that will be hosted by Alix Steel and myself. Basically, Alix and I are obsessed with financial markets and market data, and every day we'll tell you about what we saw and why it's interesting.
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Roubini Says Rally Is A "Dead Cat Bounce"

businessinsider.com — We'll admit to being a bit perplexed at Nouriel Roubini's personal investment strategy and how it compares to the advice he gives on the pages of his RGE Monitor. Last we heard, Dr. Doom was 100% long, and invested in index funds. That was apparently true as recently as February, when it was reported in the Financial Times.
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Jul 28, 2015

@dsquareddigest Might take a lot of candidates to drop out before someone hurdles ahead of him.

Jul 28, 2015

RT @ek_obrien: #ChinaStock update: Shanghai Comp paring gains, now up only 0.1%; H shares still putting in a solid up performance: +0.6%

Jul 28, 2015

An interesting example from Hatzius of how/why technological advance doesn't show up in economic data. pic.twitter.com/jMmltgx571

Jul 28, 2015

Oh, and speaking of *that*, Jan Hatzius will be a guest on #WDYM tomorrow, talking Fed, economic growth, productivity, and whatever else.

Jul 28, 2015

Speaking of which, the latest Jan Hatzius report on productivity stats (from July 24) is a great read.

Jul 28, 2015

Has anyone earnestly considered the possibility that the productivity slowdown is about people wasting time online.

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