Monthly Archives: January 2011

Risk plunges while oil, USTs, and JPY surge on safe haven bid as the revolution is being televised

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Case-Shiller figures confirm US housing double dip while UK GDP misses big; does the recent beta underperformance portend near-term UST- and JPY-bullish risk aversion?

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Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport sees fatal suicide bombing attack, while Australian CPI misses and solars & semis outperform ahead of FOMC

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Stocks surge on earnings beats and US IP & CPI, while China hikes RRR and Tunisia leader ousted

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US equity reverses gains on muni plunge, but risk overall bid as Spanish & Italian auctions follow on tail of Portuguese, while ECB & BoK focus on inflation

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Portuguese auction goes as expected, risk bid as EU officials offer encouraging words & Beige Book confirms US growth

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Afternoon block-sell rounds out market action in quiet trading session ahead of periphery auctions

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