Month: December 2011

Keepin An Eye on Euro Risk Stats (Charts)

There was a reprieve as the coordinated effort to lend money to Europe at a discounted rate was announced, but so far it has had limited impact. Italian bond yields are once again approaching the 7% level and the 3-Month Euro Basis Swaps have been rising.

As we have said before,...

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Sunday Fun: Inflation Still Hitting The 12 Days of Christmas

The annual study is out and there is some good news – the rate of increase has slowed somewhat.

According to PNC, the cost associated with the items in the Christmas carol “The 12 Days of Christmas” rose 3.5 percent year-on-year, the same rate as U.S. CPI over the same period....

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