Four years ago, during the elections, I was wandering around NY. I’d voted before I left Paris, it seemed important at the time. NY hadn’t changed. Marathon preparations were under way, and my only objective was to appreciate some of NYs energy, share that with my daughter, and do some shopping. All you really need in NY are good friends, street vendors, Bacon Egg and Cheese Bagels (yes, in capitals…), Snapple, Starbucks, and a good burger in the village. Continue reading
Welcome to Monday. There’s a good list of exciting news to avoid today.
I really don’t like seeing Soros’ name everywhere when the markets turn skittish. “The VIX is pushing 20?! call Soros!” It’s like they’re looking for reassurance from an old hat. I don’t buy it!An English speaking man climbs the Eiffel tour and then jumps late Sunday (LePerisien)
- Poonam Pandey tweets messy sex in her debut film (bollywood gossip)
- Euro 2012 obsessive dies after 11 nights without sleep in China (myfoxny)
- The ECB Is Delighted That Three Of Its Sponsored Teams Have Made It To The Euro2012 Semi-Finals (zerohedge)
- Obama to Campaign in New England (NYT)
- SOROS: 3 Days to Avoid A Fiascco… (BI)
- Soros pushes EU to Start Joint Debt Fund, blah, blah, blah (Bloomberg)
- Apple To Feature Yelp Check-Ins Within IPhone Maps App (Bloomberg)
- Vivendi reste muet sur ses orientations stratégiques (Reuters French)
There’s no need to reiterate, you’ve all seen the talking-heads, but I thought it was a catchy tag if someone wants to borrow it!
Europe opened unimpressed (- 1.5%), futures (ES_F, SPY) are flat and the G7 is meeting in Marseille (for a perspective). I’m guessing that after a good lunch they’ll release something to take the Euro off it’s current LOD. (Et voila, “Pressé d’agir face à la crise, le G7 recherche une réponse convaincante“)
At this point there’s more working against the market than for it.
- Post Speech Sellers
- Weak European Market Reactions
- The Banks Tank
- The Hamptons (or memories of…)