Diary of a Financier

Posts Tagged ‘Silver ($SI_F)’

Squawk Box (November 24 – December 21)

In Trading Desk on Sat 20 Dec 2014 at 15:11

Here’s my weekly “trade & thought reconciliation”… Read the rest of this entry »

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Top Newsstuffs (May 27-June 2)

In Bookshelf on Sun 2 Jun 2013 at 04:19

T-shirt weather this weekend… Read the rest of this entry »

Top Newsstuffs (April 8-14)

In Bookshelf on Sun 14 Apr 2013 at 07:07

My favorite holiday, Patriots Day, is Monday… but I’m working. Marathon Monday & a Red Sox morning game, enjoy without me. 😦
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Top Newsstuffs (April 1-7)

In Bookshelf on Sun 7 Apr 2013 at 04:29

Incredible reads waiting for you in the newsstand this weekend. Good stuff…

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Top Newsstuffs (March 4-10)

In Bookshelf on Sun 10 Mar 2013 at 07:48

Yet another snowstorm leading us into the weekend… Read the rest of this entry »

Top Newsstuffs (January 28-February 3)

In Bookshelf on Sun 3 Feb 2013 at 05:49

Super Bowl Sunday…

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Top Newsstuffs (January 14-20)

In Bookshelf on Sun 20 Jan 2013 at 07:29

Short list this week; same churn about 2013 forecasts and Congressional wrangling over spending cuts… Go Pats!

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The fiscal cliff mini deal & tactical recalibrations

In Capital Markets, Politics on Wed 2 Jan 2013 at 22:35

Beyond the 11th hour, the US House of Representatives passed the Senate’s draft of a fiscal cliff resolution last night, and President Barack Obama signed the bill in the early morning. The mini deal resolves the tax/revenue portion of negotiations, deferring the deadline for government spending sequestration and debt ceiling increases until late February or early March. Far lighter than Street expectations, the tax deal in isolation will only trim an estimated 1% from 2013 GDP vs. 2.75% worst case or 2% best case projections. It will also raise 20% less revenue than feared over 10 years.

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Top Newsstuffs (December 17-23)

In Bookshelf on Sun 23 Dec 2012 at 08:58

Merry Merry… Read the rest of this entry »

Gold/SPX correlation breakdown: An accurate & telling signal

In Capital Markets on Wed 19 Dec 2012 at 13:51

This morning, I commented over at Business Insider, where an article was posted concerning Mark Dow’s [blithe] attribution regarding precious metals’ recent woes.  The piece was generally uninformative–a penetrating glimpse of the obvious in that it passed off the mere observation of a “correlation breakdown” in Gold & Silver relative to equities as an insightful, forensic discovery.  That obvious occurrence (the correlation breakdown) is an important development that I myself noted¹ earlier this week, and it deserves more attention and more analysis. Read the rest of this entry »