Daily Archive: Friday, May 1, 2009

Chrysler Obamanation

[Skip to the end] Chrysler Lenders Include Yale, Gates Foundation by Katherine Burton, Sree Bhaktavatsalam and Pierre Paulden May 1 (Bloomberg) — Chrysler LLC’s secured lenders include Yale University,Oaktree Capital Management and assets managed for the University of Kentucky, Halliburton Co., Kraft Foods Master Retirement and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation,, ...Read More

Obama’s Chrysler speech

[Skip to the end] First impression: thoroughly depressing at all levels. Particularly the public purpose aspect. Less critical but also highly disturbing are issues like: Looks like a nearly free call for Fiat because Obama believes their technology is critical. Obama: Bankruptcy is ‘path to Chrysler’s revival’ in new partnership with Fiat ...Read More

Gasoline demand holding steady year over year

[Skip to the end] Crude Oil Little Changed as Inventories Gain, Equities Retreat by Mark Shenk and Samantha Zee Apr 30 (Bloomberg) — Total daily fuel demand in the U.S. averaged 18.4 million barrels in the four weeks ended April 24, down 6.8 percent from a year earlier, the department said. Consumption ...Read More

2009-05-01 USER

[Skip to the end] U of Michigan Confidence (Released 10:00 EST) U of Michigan Confidence TABLE Inflation Expectations (Released 10:00 EST) Factory Orders YoY (Released 10:00 EST) Factory Orders MoM (Released 10:00 EST) Factory Orders TABLE 1 (Released 10:00 EST) Factory Orders TABLE 2 (Released 10:00 EST) Factory Orders TABLE 3 (Released ...Read More