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Monthly Economic Overview - July 2013

Amidst a slew of Wall Street Fuckwit Analysts downgrading their GDP forecasts, both Domestic and Global, it’s no surprise that this month’s Monthly Economic Overview from Markit is more REALISTIC (Negative) than what the media might want us to believe.

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Europeans Defaulting On Their Credit Card Debt?

In a world were Spreads are at their Tightest they’ve ever been, courtesy of the relentless money printing by the Economically Retarded Central Bankers, it appears that some Black Swans are starting to pop outta nowhere, signalling that the House … Continue reading

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Zee German Slowdown Suggests Eurozone Economic Collapse Inevitable

France returns to recession as GDP falls 0.2% in first quarter Germany sees weaker than expected 0.1% return to growth The eurozone’s two largest economies fared worse than expected at the start of the year, piling further pressure on the ECB to act soon … Continue reading

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Dividend Forecasts: UK and Europe (May 8th, 2013)

ArcelorMittal February 14th 2014, USD 0, DIPs 0 Markit expects a flat dividend for FY13, and in the same dividend timetable as for FY12. Therefore, a single payment of EUR 0.20 is forecasted for Q2, and the Q1 payment is … Continue reading

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Dividend News - North America

Today’s Announcements: Cardinal Health Inc CAH (S&P 500) Cardinal Health Inc  announced a 10% increase in its quarterly dividend from USD 0.275 to USD 0.3025 per share. The dividend is payable on July 15th 2013 to shareholders of record on … Continue reading

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European CDS Indices Break Key Psychological Levels

European credit indices broke through important psychological barriers today, ahead of Thursday’s crucial European Central Bank policy decision. The Markit iTraxx Europe traded below 100bps, the first time it has done so since May 2011, while the Markit iTraxx Crossover … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Waiting For The LBO Boom

Only weeks ago leveraged buyout fever was sweeping through the credit markets. But the boom hasn’t yet materialized, and the company that triggered the speculation remains in public hands. Rumors, that US computer maker Dell was a target for private equity … Continue reading

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China Economic Slowdown Temporary or Beginning of The End?

Official data brought disappointing news on the performance of the world’s second largest economy at the start of 2013, with economic growth slowing rather than accelerating in China in the first quarter, as analysts had been anticipating. However, several factors suggest that the slowdown could … Continue reading

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