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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Greedometer Newsletter summary: August 29 2012

  The Bank of England released a report regarding its quantitative easing efforts. In summary, it says the top 5% of households (measured by wealth) benefitted heavily from QE, but it suggests the rest of the population didn’t. If The Bank of England’s QE effort is supposed to help their economy, it is failing.  Is there any reason to expect the Fed’s QE to […] Read the rest of this entry »

5 minute version of this week’s Greedometer Newsletter

  Draghi is getting a lot of mileage from his threat 4 weeks ago. The US equity market has been dragged along for the ride but the list of non-confirmations is building.   Here in the US: The rats are jumping ship again. The technicals are very weak. My view agrees with that of Goldman, and Nomura…. for the most part i.e., the S&P500 […] Read the rest of this entry »

5 minute version of this week’s Greedometer Newsletter

  Suspended animation. The past few weeks have seen a continued increase in the rate of weakening of economic data.  Yet stock markets have remained elevated on hopes for expanded monetary policy in China, Europe, and the US (QE3).  All that monetary candy is now baked into current stock prices, so it better materialize.  I think the chance of new expansionary monetary policy in […] Read the rest of this entry »

5 minute version of this week’s Greedometer Newsletter

  The main story continues to be the growing stress to the European financial system. Let’s call it what it is: the slo-mo collapse of the the euro currency union. Last Thursday morning, ECB President Mario Draghi spoke, but did not indicate trillions of euros were on the way. Not yet at least. So the air was let out of stock markets. Those losses […] Read the rest of this entry »

5 minute version of this week’s Greedometer Newsletter

  Below is a 5 minute summary of this week’s letter. Click here to read the newsletter in full.  Non subscribers have access to the top section. Subscribers see the top section as well as the second section: the Greedometer and mini Greedometer data and analysis. Asset management clients see the top 2 sections as well as the third section: impact to how we’re […] Read the rest of this entry »