Archive for November 9th, 2009

October 2009 Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on Bank Lending Practices

Full report. No recovery here. Credit continues to contract; both demand is weaker and lending standards are tightened. Summary: In the October survey, domestic banks indicated that they continued to tighten standards and terms over the past three months on all major types of loans to businesses and households. However, the net percentages of banks […]

VIX Meltdown

We move fast up and down. Will watch carefully, maybe a long volatility opportunity. Chart 1. VIX

Same Old Story

Well, new week, same stories. Asia ended higher, Europe is trading higher on no news (media in claiming on G-20 stimulus). Looks we have relief rally, we survived last week filled with economic data and events and now on no major economic announcement or earnings (except WMT) this week we move up. Skeptical, as I […]

New Week Intro Nov 09

Important U.S. earnings this week:

* Monday: Tesoro Corporation (TSO), Dril-Quip (DRQ), Rockwell Automation (ROK), Sempra Energy (SRE), Electronic Arts (ERTS), (PCLN), Hologic (HOLX), Quicksilver Resources (KWK), Windstream (WIN), Nationwide Health (NHP), Fluor (FLR), NBTY (NTY), Hospitality Property (HPT)


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