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Reuters- “Evidence” suggests anti-foreclosure laws may backfire | Not So Says Adler

Quoted sections below from Insight: Evidence suggests anti-foreclosure laws may backfire | Reuters. Follow the money. Find the profits!Liquidity is money. Regardless of where in the world that money originates, eventually it flows to and through Wall Street. So if you want to know the direction of the next big moves in stocks and bonds, just…

Draghi Indicates E.C.B. Is Ready to Help in Case of Market Turmoil But There’s A Catch

The head of the European Central Bank said Friday that central banks were ready to step in to address any financial market turmoil that might result from elections in Greece this weekend that could help to decide the future of the euro. “The Eurosystem will continue to supply liquidity to solvent banks where needed,” Mario…

Consumer Sentiment Stinks – WSJ

The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan consumer sentiment index fell sharply to 74.1 in early June from its final-May reading of 79.3 and an early-May reading of 77.8, according to an economist who has seen the report. The end-May index was the highest sentiment level since October 2007. Follow the money. Find the profits!Liquidity is money.…

Parallels between 1930s Europe and today are stark, striking, and increasingly frightening. | VOX

New preface to Charles Kindleberger, The World in Depression 1929-1939 J. Bradford DeLong   Barry Eichengreen 12 June 2012 Follow the money. Find the profits!Liquidity is money. Regardless of where in the world that money originates, eventually it flows to and through Wall Street. So if you want to know the direction of the next big moves…

U.S. jobless claims fall by 12,000 to 377,000 – MarketWatch

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) – The number of Americans who filed requests for jobless benefits fell by 12,000 last week to 377,000, the U.S. Labor Department said Thursday. Claims from two weeks ago were revised up to 389,000 from 383,000. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch had projected claims would fall to a seasonally adjusted 380,000 in the week…

Bank of England maintains holding pattern – Economic Report – MarketWatch

FRANKFURT (MarketWatch) — The Bank of England left its bond-buying program on hold Thursday in the face of weakening economic data. Follow the money. Find the profits!Liquidity is money. Regardless of where in the world that money originates, eventually it flows to and through Wall Street. So if you want to know the direction of…