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How Much Money Does Anastasiades Still Hold At Cypriot Banks?

Published by Filipe R. Costa on Wed, 20/03/2013 - 16:45
Cyprus bailout

Daily Market Commentary for March 20: That’s the million dollar question I can’t get rid off in my mind. Over the last few days I have been thinking about it and I wonder how much money does the Cypriot President still hold in his bank account(s).

Do Not Mess With the Russian Mafia

Published by Filipe R. Costa on Tue, 19/03/2013 - 15:09
cyprus

Daily Market Commentary for March 19: It seems European officials want to play a dangerous game not only against its citizens but also against the Russian mafia. The untouchable deposited money held at banks is now to be taxed at 10% in Cyprus as the troika unfolds its first austerity measure in the country.

European Summit Is Underway

Published by City Blaster on Fri, 15/03/2013 - 08:53
Barroso

Daily Market Commentary for March 15: Do you believe in economic recovery in the US? And about the EU? Well, if you’ve answered yes and no, exactly on this order, then we share the same opinion.

Ninth Straight Session And Counting

Published by City Blaster on Thu, 14/03/2013 - 10:54
pope francis

Daily Market Commentary for March 14: For the ninth straight session the Dow closed higher. That’s not only impressive but also the best run since 1996. Positive retail sales data helped the party.

Dow Hedges Higher for the Eighth Session

Published by City Blaster on Wed, 13/03/2013 - 11:06
bull market personal income

Daily Market Commentary for March 13: For the eighth consecutive session the Dow edged higher. In eight sessions the Industrials index accumulated a 2.8% gain, one quarter of YTD gains. Monetary easing is working and everybody should be happy!

Stocks Continue Uptrend Towards Bubble

Published by City Blaster on Tue, 12/03/2013 - 11:45
low mortgage rates 3%

Daily Market Commentary for March 12: Another day, another rise! Nothing stops the Dow. Investors continue to add to the already huge bubble and markets rose without any supporting data. This will end badly most certainly as it did in the past, but not for now.

Stocks Fly High With the NFP Report

Published by City Blaster on Mon, 11/03/2013 - 11:49
money printing

Daily Market Commentary for March 11: What an impeccable start stocks had in 2013! The record is brilliant with the S&P 500 already up 8.8%, pushed by improved economic data, US & Euro government rhetoric, currency wars, and an exponentially growing optimism. All excellent ingredients for a stock bubble.

Apple Is Losing Steam Very Fast

Published by Filipe R. Costa on Thu, 24/01/2013 - 11:57
apple

Apple reported record earnings yesterday but investors didn’t like the music coming from the conference call and pushed shares down 9% in after hours trading. Is the tech giant dying?

Economic Data Pushes Markets Higher

Published by Filipe R. Costa on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 11:33
China missile

Daily Market Commentary for January 18: Economic data reported yesterday in the US and overnight in China has been very positive and triggered more buying at a time investors were lacking strength.

Euro Unstoppable

Published by Filipe R. Costa on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 11:28
strong Euro

Daily Market Commentary for January 17: The Euro continues unstoppable on optimism about the Eurozone while the latest indicators point to a weaker Germany. Can this trend last?

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