FT Alphaville reporter interested in all things energy, central banky, market structurey and science fictiony. Now in Geneva.
Strange trade in NOKUSD earlier today (H/T @finansakrobat)
Also, Polish banknotes circa 1944
Found whilst going through my grandparents things this weekend - SocGen Cigarettes.
Reimagining the Reuters Soros interview http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxpHLDsCk7U&feature=relmfu
Interesting a) how many MMs there are in France/LU, b) that HU has sizeable amnt c) that PL has 4th most credit institutions in EU
And I *think* this is the equivalent spread for China.
And last if not least, this is the sterling equivalent chart (sterling libor vs GB repo) - 3 months
You'll notice the equivalent spread in the US (libor vs GC repo) is also creeping higher despite all the Fed's repo floor defense moves.
IMO the Eurepo/Euribor spread is the best indicator of Eurozone stress.
ooh... I lied. Republic of Italy bonds still backing 18.41% of Lyxor Treasury ETFs (5-7 yr)
This is the rate of change in copper over the last five days.
Love the way market vendors have arrived to exploit the capitalist urges of OWS protesters (mostly for hot dogs and frappacinos)
Illustrating my Reuters Eikon Data fail... Very frustrating.
Negative Swiss rates caused US-based currency ETFs like FXF to go a bit crazy (note volume and NAV deviation in orange)
By the way, this is what's happened to heroin prices this year (at producer level)
According to the Telegraph the guy in the suit is supposedly Dominic Noonan, one of Manchester's most notorious gangsters. Filmed talking to looters.
WOW.. Supermarket distribution centre in Waltham Abbey totally on fire!
Asbogeddon -- the graphic (Jeez. that was quick!)
Remember this from 2008 Rose? @roseleah
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