Posts Tagged consumer spending

Why you need to Understand POMO

on 12 21, 2010 | No Comments

Why you need to Understand POMO

POMO from the NY Fed website: Permanent OMOs: Treasury "The purchase or sale of Treasury securities on an outright basis adds  or drains reserves available in the banking system. Such trans

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August Surprise – QE 2 – Quantitative Easing 2

on 08 8, 2010 | 6 Comments

August Surprise – QE 2 – Quantitative Easing 2

Extend and Pretend – August Surprise – QE 2 – Quantitative Easing – Who comes up with this stuff? Are we on the eve of the next round of manipulation aka “Extend and Pretend” ? Will you

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Week Ahead 8-8 and the August Surprise

on 08 8, 2010 | No Comments

Week Ahead 8-8 and the August Surprise

Week Ahead I think everyone understands not to fight a bullish trend, but at some point the manipulation has to stop.  Quite frankly, I have thrown my hands in the air to try to see what is moving

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Short Squeeze

on 07 14, 2010 | No Comments

Short Squeeze

Hopefully everyone read the week ahead last week and agreed with me on the short squeeze that has driven this market.  I think Greenspan coined the term "irrational exuberence" and that is kind of ho

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Institutional Love

on 04 22, 2010 | No Comments

Hopefully everyone has seen how the market as of last week was up 48 days straight without a 1% correction, until Friday expiration. It took Goldman Sachs and Google to make the market take a breather

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