Daily Archives: January 29, 2013 @ 1:08 pm (Tuesday)

Confidence Index decreased to 58.6

Not conclusive but a bit of evidence the FICA hike is beginning to take a toll. From Gail: The Conference Boards Consumer Confidence Index decreased to 58.6, the weakest since November 2011, from a revised 66.7 in December January 29 … Continue reading

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Japan’s debt approaches 1 quadrillion yen

Debt approaching 1 quadrillion, and the highest as a % of GDP anywhere I know of, and still no bond vigilantes in sight! Who would have thought??? Not to mention decades of 0 rates, massive QE, and in general the … Continue reading

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