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E.U. Cautions France and Warns of Challenges in Spain – NYTimes.com

BRUSSELS — The European Commission cautioned the new French president against overspending in trying to spur growth and warned that Spain still had a long way to go to restore market confidence, as it released its verdicts Wednesday on the performance of economies across Europe. Follow the money. Find the profits!Liquidity is money. Regardless of…

Treasury Market About Face- Just a Blip or Sign of Things To Come?

I mentioned in my last free report that the bulge in withholding tax collections which may have been a tipoff to the better than expected payrolls data, had subsided. I took another look at the data today, and there’s been no rebound since I posted that report. Follow the money. Find the profits!Liquidity is money.…

Fed Finally Settles First Round Of MBS Offsetting Other Negatives in Liquidity

Liquidity indications were neutral this week, thanks to ongoing panic inflows of cash from Europe, as well as the fact that the Fed finally started settling the MBS purchase commitments that have been building up, but had gone unsettled since October. These positive flows offset the negatives of bank and FCB selling of Treasuries. Follow…

You Can Have One or The Other But Not Both

Liquidity indications were mixed this week, with the Fed still not doing much while foreign central banks were net sellers (see Treasury update). Commercial banks at least stopped dumping Treasuries but they are liquidating their trading accounts. The big plus was again bank inflows although they were not at the panic levels seen last week.…