The Verdict on US Bond Yields?

Just before we turned the clock on 2010 I commented on the recent increase in US yields and noted the following simple issue;

How investors perceive and interpret this will [rising yields] determine great many things; is it a reflection of higher growth in the future and thus a sooner than expected normalisation by . . . → Read More: The Verdict on US Bond Yields?

Meta Marcellus Watch

No, not a full roundup, but here is a press release going out that is a bit curious:  Canonsburg, PA Blossoms as Eastern Natgas Capital, NGI Reports

All about how relatively small Canonsburg, PA (population 9,000)  is booming because of Marcellus Shale related business. The thing is that it has this one key line describing the town: “The . . . → Read More: Meta Marcellus Watch

Economic Events on January 5, 2011

The Mortgage Bankers’ Association purchase index was released at 7:00 AM EST, and there was a week to week decrease of 0.8% in the Purchase Index and a week to week increase of 3.9% in the Refinance Index.

The Challenger Job-Cut Report will be released at 7:30 AM EST, providing an estimate of the . . . → Read More: Economic Events on January 5, 2011