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"Extend & Pretend"
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"SULTANS OF SWAP"
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ACT I
Sultans of Swap: Smoking Guns!

 

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EURO EXPERIMENT: German Steel or Schmucks?

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"INNOVATION"
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INNOVATION: America has a Structural Problem!

 

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PRESERVE & PROTECT:  The Jaws of Death

 

 

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Global-Macro in Images:  Understanding the Conclusions

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Friday
July 29th
2011

WEEKLY WRAP

 

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Cost of insuring against US default hits record high Telegraph
Debt default unlikely, downgrade likely Danske Research
Nomura: US Downgrade May Cause Repo Market Liquidity Freeze Zero Hedge
The Road to a Downgrade - A short history of the entitlement state WSJ
 

Wednesday
July 27th
2011

DEPRESSION
WRITTEN INTO LAW

 

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As Criminal Laws Proliferate, More Are Ensnared - WSJ Fields & Emshwiller
The Latest Job Killer From the EPA WSJ - John Engler
Complexity and Collapse Charles Hugh Smith

Monday
July 25th
2011

Q2 EARNINGS

 

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Guidance Numbers Not Looking So Great BeSpoke
Worst Start To The European Earnings Season In A Decade Zero Hedge
Business Abroad Drives U.S. Profits WSJ
Mortgage Bonds Meet a Pushback WSJ
 

Friday
July 22nd
2011

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Global Consumer Confidence at Lowest Since Late 2009   Reuters
EU leaders agree new Greek bail-out - Private bondholders face debt swaps or rollovers FT
Final statement from eurozone summit FT
Gang Of Six Plan: A $3.1 Trial Tax Hike IBD
 

Wednesday
July 20th
2011

SENTIMENT AND
EU BONDS

 

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U.S. Consumer Confidence Unexpectedly Declines to 63.8 From 71.5 in Index  Bloomberg
Global Consumer Confidence at Lowest Since Late 2009   Reuters
Casino magnate Wynn says business owners 'fear' Obama  USA Today
Proposals Emerge to Curb Greek Debt  WSJ
A Dodd-Frank Retreat Deserves a Veto WSJ - Timothy Geithner, US Treasury Secretary
Obama Backs Latest Bargain On Debt  WSJ
 

Monday
July 18th
2011

EU STRESS TESTS

 

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Get Ready for a 70% Marginal Tax Rate Michael Boskin
When Treasuries Aren't Safe, What is? WSJ
EUROPEAN BANKING AUTHORITY 2011 EU-WIDE STRESS TEST AGGREGATE REPORT
IMF Warning on Europe's Banks New York Times - Norris
Few Banks Fail EU Exams After Only Eight of 90 Lenders Flunk, Skeptics Question Rigor of 'Stress Tests' WSJ
 

Friday
July 15th
2011

BEWARE OF FRANCE

 

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Irish bonds cut to junk status on bail-out worries  Telegraph
IMF urges Italy for 'decisive' action to cut debt   Ambrose-Evans Pritchard
Italy money supply plunge flashes red warning signals  Ambrose-Evans Pritchard
Moody's warns it may downgrade US credit rating  AP

S&P Warns - 50% Chance Of U.S. Rating Downgrade In The Next 90 Days   BI

 

Wednesday
July 13th
2011

BANG, YOU'RE DEAD

 

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Support for UK cuts plummets – FT poll   Financial Times

 
EU's Van Rompuy calls emergency debt crisis talks   Reuters  
You Won't Believe What Silvio Berlusconi Tried Sneaking Into Italy's Austerity Bill  BI  
Government-Sponsored Meltdown   WSJ Peter Wallison  
Geithner Takes Heat on "Meet the Press"   MSNBC  
Mood darkens for French middle class   Financial Times
 

 

 

Monday
July 11th
2011

BOOTS ON THE GROUND

 

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EU President Calls Emergency Meeting On Italy, As Brand New Game Of Chicken Emerges In Europe   Bloomberg  
Berlusconi holding company to pay €560m penalty - Another blow to Italy’s troubled prime minister Financial Times  
Italy’s finance minister under fire Financial Times
 

 

 

Friday
July 8th
2011

THE UK

 

 

 

 

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State is now the Dominant force in US Capital Markets  Financial Time,s Gillian Tett  

Britons must retire at 70 to control public debt Telegraph

 
   
 

Wednesday
July 6th
2011

POT POURRI

 

 

 

 

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The Greek Rollover Pack is like a Toxic CDO Financial Times  
S&P - Greece Debt Plan is a Default WSJ  
Moody's Gives Banks Greek Debt Warning WSJ  
Manufacturing ISM weaker than it looks Mike (Mish) Shedlock  
Greenspan on Fed Policy CNBC  
   
 

Friday
July 1st
2011

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The French Deception WSJ  
Concerns Mount over Collateral Swaps Financial Times  
Secrecy Inc in the USA Reuters Special Report  
War Costs $3.2 - $4Trillion .pdf Brown University Site, Slide Presentation  
Strauss-Kahn Case Seen as Near Collapse New York Times  
   
 

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