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Stock rally is “dash for trash”: hedge manager Bullman

Reuters – Nick Bullman, who told Reuters he has this week placed bets on falling share prices, is concerned that government stimulus packages have not revived bank lending as much as hoped and that conditions remain as tough for companies […]

Hedge Funds Had Net Inflows of $10.6 Billion in July

Bloomberg – Hedge fund assets increased by $10.6 billion in July, rising for a third straight month, as managers trading shares benefited from global stock market gains, according to Eurekahedge Pte. Net inflows into the industry totaled $2.1 billion, while […]

U.S. Companies Play the Recovery

Overseas – Some of the best news for U.S. companies and investors has been coming from overseas. At home, the news remains bleak. In July, for example, U.S. retail sales slipped 0.1%—not the increase many economists were expecting. Heavily indebted […]

Obama Overthrows Reagan’s Government-Bad Dogma to Rescue Market

Bloomberg – Ronald Reagan used to joke that the nine most terrifying words in the English language were “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” Barack Obama is making those words welcome. As he approaches his 100th day […]

G-20 Nations OK $1.1 Tril. in Emergency Loans

The Ledger – Anxiously assembled at the most perilous moment for the global economy since the Great Depression, the world’s financial powers pledged more than $1 trillion Thursday for emergency loans to combat spreading chaos. But they rebuffed President Barack […]

Asia stocks at 2-month high

Reuters – Asian stocks rose to a two-month high on Monday, with expectations for a global economic recovery later this year on the back of massive government spending prompting investors to wade back into riskier assets. Regional equities have risen […]

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