The Week in Review from @valeofinancial (9-9-11)
September 9, 2011    Disclosures    POSTED IN  Markets

This week from the @valeofinancial Twitter feed

U.S. Economy

Economic Misery Index at Highest Level Since 1984 Valeo Financial Advisors
Businesses Post Most Job Openings In 3 Years NPR
Parsing Obama’s Jobs Bill Planet Money
Obama Proposes Cutting Payroll Taxes in Half Bloomberg
Record Low Interest Rates

Mortgage Rates Attain New All-Time Record Lows, Again Freddie Mac
Treasury 10-Year Yield Falls to Record Low Bloomberg
A chart of the 10-Year Treasury yield since 1800: Bespoke


JP Morgan explains the euro crisis with lego Reuters
SNB Pledges Unlimited Currency Purchases to Weaken Franc Bloomberg

Financial Planning

39% of households with heads aged 60-64 had primary mortgages in 2010 and 20% had secondary mortgages Yahoo! Finance
Equity Markets

High Frequency & Algorithmic Trading account for over 70% of all equity trades placed on US exchanges All About Alpha

Microfinance: Five years of Kiva lending and borrowing Flowing Data

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