In about 3 months, you will no longer be able to make straightforward GDP trend analysis without some form of normalization techniques. The way GDP is calculated will be changed. Overall, it’s probably going to be more accurate. In this video Rick Santelli summarizes the change.
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Barry @Ritholtz found this great video that I decided to share with you. It is about charging your appliances in less than a minute. Think about charging electric cars quicker than you would fill a tank of gas. Now we’re talking.   The Super Supercapacitor | Brian Golden Davis from Focus Forward Films on Vimeo.
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Fed to Stay in Wait-and-See Mode – Ahead of Wall Street Tuesday, March 19, 2013 The Cyprus news may nothing more than a distraction for this market, as attention shifts to Fed’s two-day meeting getting underway today. Also significant is Stock Market News for March 19, 2013 – Market News Benchmarks declined for the second day in a row following news that Cyprus is on the brink of a financial crisis and needs to be bailed out. These developments rekindled fears of the Euro Forex Flash: Take two, European officials likely to pass revised plan in Cyprus – UBS FXstreet.com
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Stock Market News for March 18, 2013 – Market News On Friday, major indices closed in the red after the Consumer Sentiment index dropped unexpectedly in the month of March. The Dow Jones ended its longest winning streak in almost seventeen American equity markets tumble on Cyprus FXstreet.com (Barcelona) – The US Stock market experienced a lower opening Monday investors digest the news surrounding Cyprus. Beginning with the indices and composites, the NASDAQ fell -0.97% Forex Flash: EUR/GBP buy on dips – Danske Bank FXstreet.com (Barcelona) – The cross is hovering over the mid 0.85s on Monday, as sentiment surrounding
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Euro: How Will the Markets React to the Cyprus Bailout? Euro: How Will the Markets React to the Cyprus Bailout? Australian Dollar Looks to RBA Minutes, FOMC for Direction Australian Dollar Looks to RBA Minutes, FOMC for Direction RPT-Lagarde wants IMF to give to Cyprus bailout, can’t say how much BRUSSELS, March 16 (Reuters) – A rescue plan agreed for Cyprus is financially sound and allows the International Monetary Fund to make a contribution, but it is too early to say how much it will… Lagarde wants IMF to give to Cyprus bailout, can’t say how much BRUSSELS, March 16
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Forex: EUR/USD, the 1.30 flirt goes on … Session Recap: China data disappoints; Yen weakness stays Forex: GBP/USD resting above 1.4900 Why Recession Forecasting Matters….Still Last October I wrote an important Orcam Research piece that described why recession forecasting can make a big difference.  Not only are recessions important in understanding future policy (since high unemployment tends to result of recession, but from the perspective of portfolio management, recessions tend to be when the worse loss of capital occurs. Now, if one is able to build a cyclical model that helps decipher when recession probabilities are high, you can protect
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4XGUY’s Daily Links February 25, 2013 Forex Flash: NZD/USD expected at 0.87 by year end – NAB Japan markets get central bank boost BOJ nominees largely in lines with Komeito demand-Japan coalition head FOREX-Yen & sterling slump, euro eyes Italy elections China HSBC PMI Misses, Prints At Four Month Low China Flash PMI Hits 4 Month Low China’s Flash PMI for February missed expectations slipping to 50.4 from a reading of 52.3 in January.  Analysts had been expecting the reading to come in at 52.2.  The good news here is that China is still expanding modestly (anything above 50 is
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Jan. 25 (Bloomberg) — Bank of Italy Governor Ignazio Visco, Deutsche Bank’s Anshu Jain, French Minister of Finance Pierre Moscovici, Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan, China Investment Corp.’s Jin Liqun and Bridgewater Associates Founder Ray Dalio debate the future of the global economy. Bloomberg’s Francine Lacqua moderates. They speak on the Bloomberg Television Special, “No Growth, Easy Money: Navigating the New Normal.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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