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Rosstat Records Sharp Rise in Price of Minimum Grocery Basket
June 26, 2017

The price of the minimum monthly grocery basket in Russia has risen from the beginning of 2017 by 9.4% to 4,037 rubles [ 216 more words


US Treasury 30Y-5Y Curve Slope Dips to 93.6 BPS (Lowest Level Since November 28, 2007)

With The Federal Reserve raising their Fed Funds Target rate and jawboning shrinking their almost $4.5 TRILLION balance sheet, the US Treasury 30Y-2Y yield curve slope has fallen to 93.59 basis points, the flattest curve slope since November 28, 2007.


"Fatalistic" Markets Give In To Summer Lull, Crude Chaos, Washington "Horror Show"

Richard Breslow is back off the weekend, and his Monday missive is a trip across markets that he thinks have gotten a bit too fatalistic of late. 637 more words


Bonds and Related Indicators

Excerpted from the June 25 edition of Notes From the Rabbit Hole, which also included comprehensive analysis of US and global stock markets, commodities, precious metals and stock charts galore (with the… 607 more words


Why Typical Advice On Emergency Fund's Is A Load Of Crap

If you read my Where Do I Put The Extra Dough? post, you would see that the first place I recommend you put your money is into an emergency fund. 755 more words

Personal Finance

3 C's: Crude, Carry, CPI And Your Full Week Ahead Preview

Ok, so it’s Sunday which, as we’re fond of reminding you, means that tomorrow will be Monday – right up until Trump does something that takes the whole of idea of there being a “tomorrow” off the table… 535 more words


The Perfect Storm 2 - Autonomics

To better understand why the automotive industry is in the middle of a perfect storm, first go back and consider the also perfect set of events that led to a robust recovery and a record setting 2016 sales year. 73 more words