Archive for January 19th, 2012

Daily Reading – Thursday, January 19, 2012

FT Alphaville: The EBA 9% rule and the Eurozone crisis

FT Alphaville: Who did, and didn’t, tap the three-year LTRO

FT Alphaville: BHL sur le late AAA

FT Alphaville: Greek lessons for Portugal

FT BeyondBRICs: Labour unrest in China – no letup soon

FT BeyondBRICs: [Snap]: Brazil cuts rates by 50bp

U.S. Initial Jobless Claims At 352.000; Down 50.000

Initial jobless claims in the U.S. were reported at 352.000 vs. 384.000 consensus and last week revised (up 3.000) reading of 402.000.

U.S. Housing Starts Down 4.1% In December

U.S. housing starts in September fell 4.1% to 657.000 vs. 685.000 November reading. Consensus was at 680.000. On year level U.S. housing starts are up 24.9%.

U.S. Consumer Price Index Unchanged In December

U.S. consumer price index was unchanged in December vs. 0.1% consensus and unchanged reading for November. On year level CPI inflation is running at 3.0%.


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