Weighing the Week Ahead: The Dual Theme Continues

It is almost as if the news came from two different worlds.  First, there is Europe.  Colin Barr (one of our featured sources, now writing more fine articles than ever in an expanded role) explains why you should not “sweat Europe”. His article cites several good sources explaining why there will be an eventual solution […]

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Weighing the Week Ahead: Focus on the Economy

For several weeks markets have focused on Europe, with headlines pounding out the message of risk.  There may not be anything really new  to say on that subject, but that will not stop anyone! I expect continuing actions by European governments, both individually and collectively.  The punditry will criticize each action for being premature (and […]

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Weighing the Week Ahead: Skip the Sideshow

My “Week Ahead” series is all about focus.  There is so much information, so much data, and so much to read.  There is also temptation — the challenge for next week. An interesting feature of the American democracy, perhaps better understood by my foreign readers than by those in the USA, is the willingness to […]

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