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Saturday, May 30, 2009

Week in Review: Risk will Price Itself … One Way or Another (PODCAST)

"When the logician has resolved each demonstration into a host of elementary operations, all of them correct, he will not yet be in possession of the whole reality, that indefinable something that constitutes the unity... Now pure logic cannot give us this view of the whole; it is to intuition that we must look for it. " - Henri Poincaré, Science and Method, 1952, page 127

A weaker U.S. Dollar.

Long Bond Curves.

The Credit Markets

Federal Reserve guidance.

Inflationary expectations.


What does it all mean? I discuss that, and what I see economically, in this "Week in Review" ...

(Podcast Included. If you're seeing this entry elsewhere and cannot play the podcast? Click this link to go to the exact podcast entry ...)

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So, briefly, what's going on with the credit markets? The market is raising the rate; regardless of the Fed's action. The Fed lowered the rate, and lowered the rate, and lowered the rate. And in the end? Risk is pricing itself. The market is raising the rate regardless.

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Note: This is not an investment or trading recommendation. The losses in trading can be very real, and depending on the investment vehicle, can exceed your initial investment. I am not a licensed trading or investment adviser, or financial planner. But I do have 13 years of experience in trading and investing in these markets. The Challenge accounts are run for the education of other traders who should make their own decisions based off their own research, and tolerance for risk.

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