Weekly Round-up from @valeofinancial (7-15-11)
July 15, 2011    Disclosures    POSTED IN  EconomyMarkets

This week from the @valeofinancial Twitter feed

U.S. Economy

  • The Impact of the Great Recession on the American Consumer Valeo Financial Advisors
  • U.S. Trade Deficit Unexpectedly Surges on Oil Bloomberg
  • Consumer Price Index: U.S. CPI -0.2% in June, first drop in a year, driven by -4.4% for energy. Core +0.3%. via Moody’s
  • Local governments will put budget data online IBJ

QE 3 ???

  • FOMC Minutes: Some noted it could be appropriate to provide additional monetary policy accommodation in future. Federal Reserve


Global Finance

  • The links between U.S. and European banks look like a web made by an insane spider. Planet Money
  • Think the Greek to Germany 10 year spread is unusual? Check out this 20 year chart Wall Street Journal
  • The yield on 2-year Italian debt is rising quickly The Economist
  • Ireland “junked” as Moody’s downgrades Ireland to Ba1 from Baa3 FT Alphaville 

U.S. Debt Ceiling

  • The five possible debt deals on the table: Washington Post
  • Moody’s puts US rating on review for downgrade Reuters
  • House to Vote on $2.4 Trillion Debt Increase, Cuts Bloomberg

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