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Market Weekly

Monday July 9th 2012


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Market Weekly  July, 9th 2012
  • Serious doubts about US job creation.
  • June just 80,000 on NFP...USA needs 200,000
  • Unemployment stuck at 8.2%
  • In Euro Zone, periphery bonds plummet Spain > 7%, Italy > 6%
  • ECB cuts rates to historic lows...but confidence low
  • EURUSD at year low
  • France flatters to decieve
  • US banks will be under scruitiny in earnings season as "Twist" hurts margins

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