Monthly Archives: August 2008

What’s Movin’ Markets – Tuesday, August 26th

German Business Confidence Declines More Than Forecast to Three-Year Low (Bloomy) German Consumer Confidence Drops to Five-Year Low as Oil Erodes Spending (Bloomy)    Euro Falls to Six-Month Low After German Confidence Deteriorates in August (Bloomy) U.K. Mortgage Approvals Declined 65% … Continue reading

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What’s Movin’ Markets – Weekend/Monday, August 25th

Libor Signals Credit Seizing Up as Banks Balk at Lending in Money Markets (Bloomy) European Bonds Advance as Credit Losses Spark Investor Demand for Safety (Bloomy) ECB to Change Auction Rules to Stop Banks `Gaming the System,’ Mersch Says(Bloomy) Dollar … Continue reading

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What’s Movin’ Markets – Friday, August 22nd

U.K. Economy Unexpectedly Stagnated Last Quarter, Ending Record Expansion (Bloomy)  Bank of Japan Board Sees Few Signs of Wage-Price Spiral, July Minutes Show (Bloomy)  Europe Industrial Orders Fall Most in Six Years, Led by Drop in Transport (Bloomy) Dollar Rises … Continue reading

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