Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Phil Flynn: QE2 Or Not To QE2 That Is The Question

While the Fed printing presses continue to roll interest rate worries are seemingly dominating the direction of the oil market. While the Federal Reserves prints more money rates continue to raise giving surprising strength to the dollar and putting downward pressure on oil. The Chinese stock market got hammered overnight after The Bank of Korea worried about inflation raided their base interest rate by a quarter points to 2.50%. The move means that more than likely China will not be too far behind as countries across Asia are reacting to a major onslaught of inflationary pressures.

In the mean time the markets are focused on the problems in Europe. EU members want Ireland to take their money as they fear that Irelands debt problems could spread to other countries. Ireland ion the other hand says that they are fine and is telling the EU that they do not need their help. Yet the EU feels that the fallout from Ireland’s debt could drive up borrowing costs in other PIIG countries especially Portugal, Italy and Spain. The EU is saying please take the money. Of course all of this global intrigue is impacting the......Read the entire article.

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