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This 4th of July let’s celebrate all the economic improvements in the US – Sober Look

As we approach the 4th of July weekend, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate all the economic improvements we’ve witnessed in the US recently. After all, the Fed is talking “taper” because economic conditions are so much better than they were a year ago when the current round of quantitative easing was launched. Among other things, the nation is undergoing a manufacturing Renaissance. Except we ran into a bit of a “soft patch” this spring.

Complete confusion over the trajectory of the US manufacturing sector – Sober Look

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Sober Look. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. 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…

US data: manufacturing activity remains weak; improvements seen in consumer confidence and resi construction- Sober Look

The Manufacturing ISM number did not surprise to the downside as Goldman’s GSAI was indicating (see discussion). The divergence between GSAI and the ISM has in fact widened, as the corporate sector exhibits a great deal of pessimism. Nevertheless US ma…