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One Man’s Opinion: Has The European Central Bank Failed To Boost Economic Growth In The EU?

Central banks around the world, especially the European Central Bank (ECB), have done a pretty good job of preventing the downside, but they really have not kicked up the upside with respect to economic growth, said John Silvia, chief economist … Continue reading

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Draghi’s Bazooka Backfires—Lots Of Noise, No Result

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets There was a lot of movement in the markets today that only resulted in minimal changes at the closing bell. Markets stayed flat after a roller coaster ride of reactions to reports … Continue reading

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Major Indexes Hit The Skids

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Pricing in a potential rate hike by the Fed came home to roost as the Dow suffered its worst one-day point drop in some five months. Despite some central banks starting a … Continue reading

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ETF/No Load Fund Tracker Newsletter For January 30, 2015

ETF/No Load Fund Tracker StatSheet ————————————————————- THE LINK TO OUR CURRENT ETF/MUTUAL FUND STATSHEET IS: http://www.theetfbully.com/2015/01/weekly-statsheet-for-the-etfno-load-fund-tracker-newsletter-updated-through-01292015/ ———————————————————— Market Commentary Friday, January 30, 2015 A DISAPPOINTING END TO A DISAPPOINTING MONTH…AGAIN [Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Despite being … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Will Europe’s Banking System Remain Weak?

The one thing that stood out in Thursday’s QE announcement by the European Central Bank was how they managed market expectations, said Bob Parker, senior Advisor at Credit Suisse Asset Management. There was fear in the markets that the ECB … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Has The ECB’s Stimulus Program Failed To Drive The Eurozone’s Real Economy?

The looming elections in Greece have triggered higher volatility across asset classes as they remind of the so-called “Grexit” (Greece exit from the EU) episode that played out in 2010-11. The first round of Presidential election will be held next … Continue reading

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