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Survey shows UK and US Pensions Crisis is Imminent

Survey shows UK and US Pensions Crisis is Imminent Both UK and US drop in Global Retirement Security Rankings US falls due to sharp income inequality and reduced workforce to support retirees UK is two spots away from being in the bottom 10 for government indebtedness FCA’s Andrew Bailey says “clear risk” that savings rate for […]

Frontrunning: September 21

Mark Zuckerberg’s Political Awakening (BBG) Bank of Japan Sticks With Easy-Money Settings (WSJ) Bank of Japan board member demands more stimulus (FT) S&P downgrades China, says rising debt is stoking economic, financial risks (Reuters) Boston’s Fate Lies With a Zombie Hurricane as Maria Moves North (BBG) SEC says hackers may have traded using stolen insider […]

Europe, US Futures Slip Despite Brent Bouncing Back To $51

Asian stocks rose lifted by commodity names; European equities trade mostly lower but with little in the way of conviction or firm direction while the Italian banking index is at the highest level in a year following domestic earnings; S&P index futures are modestly in the red after the cash market closed at a record […]

Global Stocks Hit All Time High As Fed Meeting Begins

With the Fed set to begin its latest 2-day meeting (no rate hike is expected), S&P futures are little changed with European and Asian stocks higher after the VIX dropped to a 10 year low and the Nasdaq rose to record highs, sending the MSCI All-Country Index back to all time highs, as global markets […]

Why The Cold War Between Tech CEOs and Trump Is About To Go Nuclear

Over the weekend, openly defiant CEOs, particularly among the tech sector, expressed their displeasure with Trump’s Friday executive order temporarily banning refugees and limiting travel from seven Muslim countries, with both words and deeds, among which the following (summary courtesy of Axios): VCs funding the ACLU: Several venture capitalists, as well as a few entrepreneurs, […]

Norway’s Fish For Brains Trade With India (Part I: Background)

Submitted by Nick Camran of Letters from Norway This is a personal story, discussing skilled immigration experiences and implications in both Norway and in the USA. I am a native born American of Indian origin having worked in both the US and Norwegian IT sectors. To translate the Norwegian references, you can right click in […]

Global Stocks, Peso, Oil Drop On Trump Fears; Safe Havens Rise Ahead Of Fed Announcement

Global stocks, S&P futures, the Mexican peso, the Korean Won and crude oil all fell as traders were spooked by polls suggesting a tightening race and Trump momentum ahead of next week’s American presidential election. The yen and Swiss franc gained, as did global bond markets and gold as investors flocked to safe haven assets. […]

Frontrunning: October 25

Hilsenrath: Fed’s Task Ahead: How Best to Signal Year-End Rate Move (WSJ) Fed Inclined to Raise Rates If Next President Pumps Up Budget (BBG) World stocks, commodities climb as economic confidence lifts (Reuters) Ahead of earnings: Apple Boosted by IPhone 7 Demand, Slowing Pace of Sales Decline (BBG) Campaigns Brace for Election-Day Legal Battles (WSJ) […]

US Futures, Global Stocks, Metals Rise On Economic Confidence, Upbeat Earnings

European, Asian stocks and S&P futures are all up again in early trading, a repeat of the Monday session, buoyed by a generally upbeat corporate earnings season, rising economic confidence and signs of improvement in the world’s biggest economies.  The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index held near its highest level since March as fed fund futures […]

Frontrunning: September 13

IEA Changes View on Oil Glut, Sees Surplus Enduring in 2017 (BBG) Futures dip with oil as investors assess rate hike chances (Reuters) Hilsenrath – Divided Federal Reserve Is Inclined to Stand Pat (WSJ) ‘I didn’t think it was a big deal,’ Clinton says of pneumonia bout (Reuters) Clinton’s Lead Narrows Among Independents, Voters Nationally […]