Markets are still reacting to the Fed’s latest hints about quantitative easing as the central bank’s statement prompts a weaker US dollar while Treasurys rise and gold, once again, hits another fresh high. Dow Jones Newswires editors Anna Raff, Eduardo Kaplan and Steve Wisnefski discuss on the Markets Hub.
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Japan intervenes in the currency market to stem the rise of the yen, but questions remain about how successful the strategy will be over the long term.
Newswires editors Stephen Wisnefski, Anna Raff and Eduardo Kaplan discuss on the Markets Hub.
We rolled out a new feature this week for WSJ.com, the Markets Hub, a short video that runs down the main stories affecting the markets, along with a little analysis and insight (and perhaps even an opinion or two.) You can find it on the Markets page over at WSJ.com, but we’ll also be posting it here.
This morning, Eduardo Kaplan and myself talk about what’s shaping to be another ugly selloff in what’s been a series of them. The only question now is how far ahead of reality the risk trade ran.
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Newswires’ Eduardo Kaplan and Kathleen Madigan discuss consumer confidence, flat housing prices and Chrysler’s vow to break even. It’s Tomorrow’s News Today:
Usually, when somebody’s “staying the course,” it implies smooth sailing. We hope that’s the case with the Fed, but there are reasons to at least keep the life vests handy, should the sailing get a bit rough.
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Newswires’ editors Eduardo Kaplan and Madeleine Lim discuss California’s $2.5 billion bond deal, President Obama’s move to improve US trade and US household net worth figures. It’s Tomorrow’s News Today:
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Newswires editors Paul Vigna and Eduardo Kaplan discuss Greece’s bond offering, the drop in jobless claims (although there’s more behind the headline number) and retailers posting a decent February. It’s Tomorrow’s News Today:
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Newswires editors Eduardo Kaplan and Madeleine Lim discuss Ben Bernanke’s comments on Fed’s plan for balancing its sheets, Bank of England not tightening credit and no word yet on the possible Greece bailout. It’s Tomorrow’s News Today.
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Tonight on a very special episode of Tomorrow’s News Today, Madeleine, Eduardo and Paul tackle rumors of a bailout for the Greeks, and what the ramifications of profligacy are for the Grecians as well as other nations.
It’s not exactly an EU summit, but it may be the next best thing.
Yes, Eduardo called the Saints, and I called the Colts. So there you have it. Elsewhere in the world, Toyota’s problems are extending to the Prius, and G7 ministers discover that it’s cold in Canada, but it doesn’t seem like they came to many other hard conclusions.