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Taper Tantrum

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The Fed Big Guns

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Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere,
diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies. – Groucho Marx

Just a short post today as I am having fairly serious computer troubles since yesterday afternoon. I suspect my hard drive is failing, so I have a new one arriving tomorrow which I can install at the weekend. In the meantime I’m expecting my main trading computer to crash several times a day which is time-consuming. (more…)