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Tuesday, March 29, 2016:

Beware of the "Buffalo Jump."
"The outlook for financial stability in the UK has deteriorated," the BOE said.
US Farmers are set to plant more corn, taking a chance higher sales will make up for falling prices.
China plans to scrap its corn stockpiling scheme.

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Monday, March 28, 2016:

SF Fed Pres. Williams: "The real issue is the global financial and economic developments."
The weakness in the job market hits at a paramount concern for the Chinese.
Profits earned by Chinese industrial firms in January and February combine up 4.8% y/y
California legislators and labor unions to move the minimimum wage from $10 to $15

 

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Thursday, March 24, 2016:

March is the cruelest month for U.S. nonfarm payrolls.
U.S. home prices are floating out fo reach for the average wage earner.
2015 was a very good year for commercial property owners.
Chinese investors have bought 1/3 of homes for sale in Vancouver.
China steps up injections into the banking system and Taiwan cuts rates.

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Wednesday March 23, 2016:

U.S. crude inventories rose by 8.8 million barrels last week.
Nobody knows exactly in what direction the Chinese economy is going.
Our long-term strategy in the US is to acquire operating assets.
Without a doubt, Brexit is the top of everyone's agenda until June.

 

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016:

  • Explosions ripped through the Brussels airport departure hall and a downtown subway station
  • “Economic indicators this week may show the U.S. economy experienced a mild slowdown but is not headed for a recession,”
  • The US will probably consume a record amount of gasoline in 2016.
  • Qatar invited OPEC and major producers to attend talks April 17th.
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Monday, March 21, 2016:

  • People's Bank of China official to Fed: "Your urgent assistance is greatly appreciated!"
  • “Lending as a share of GDP, especially corporate lending as a share of GDP, is too high,” Zhou said
  • It’s harder for dealers to offload these securities because the market depth just isn’t there.”
  • "If the number of DUCs brought online is surprising to the upside, that means U.S. production won't decline as quickly as people expect,"
     
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Friday, March 18, 2016:

  • AAR Weekly Rail Traffic
  • Atlanta Fed GDPNow…Latest forecast — March 17, 2016
  • JOLTS Data Provide More Evidence of Labor Resilience
  • "I have limited enthusiasm for the property market right now," Slyngstad told Norwegian business daily Dagens Naeringsliv.
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Thursday, March 17, 2016:

  • 3-Month Libor Set 0.63900 (99.36100) EDM6 99.280
  • Federal Reserve Target Fed Fund Rate Year-End 2016: 0.90
  • The S&P is -8 and the NASDAQ is -19
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