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Not-A-War In Libya: Summary Of Key Issues

Even with today’s rebel victory, political chatter is red hot since the UN authorized a coalition of nations last week to bomb Libya in order to protect citizens there from their own leader. Should Western nations even be involved? Can you enforce the UN resolution without occupying the country long-term? Which coalition country should be

WeeklyBasis 3/20/11: Rates In No-Fly Zone

Despite big intraday fluctuations of +/-.25%, rates ended last week even for the third straight week. WeeklyBasis predicted rates would be up slightly on higher U.S. business inflation, perception that Europe’s debt crisis seems more contained, and less North Africa/Middle East turmoil than expected—all but the last point happened, which is why investors were net

WeeklyBasis 3/20/11: Rates In No-Fly Zone

Despite big intraday fluctuations of +/-.25%, rates ended last week even for the third straight week. WeeklyBasis predicted rates would be up slightly on higher U.S. business inflation, perception that Europe’s debt crisis seems more contained, and less North Africa/Middle East turmoil than expected—all but the last point happened, which is why investors were net

Libya Returns To Center Stage With Japan: Summary & Market Reaction

Liyba’s civil war has been buried by Japan’s post-tsunami nuclear disaster and a huge week for U.S. economic news. But as U.S. news dies down today, the UN announced a no-fly zone and authorized use of air attacks against Libya to protect pro-democracy citizens who’ve been bombed by Muammar Gaddafi’s government for the past month

Libya Returns To Center Stage With Japan: Summary & Market Reaction

Liyba’s civil war has been buried by Japan’s post-tsunami nuclear disaster and a huge week for U.S. economic news. But as U.S. news dies down today, the UN announced a no-fly zone and authorized use of air attacks against Libya to protect pro-democracy citizens who’ve been bombed by Muammar Gaddafi’s government for the past month

WeeklyBasis 2/26/11: Will Jobs Report Stump Markets Again?

Rates were down .25% last week, regaining much of the .375% rise of early-February. The North-African/Middle-Eastern uprising against dictators spread from Egypt to oil-producing Libya. Tensions grew last week as their leader Muammar Gaddafi fired repeatedly on his own citizens and made even crazier public statements than Charlie Sheen, the self-proclaimed man with fire-breathing fists.

WeeklyBasis 2/26/11: Will Jobs Report Stump Markets Again?

Rates were down .25% last week, regaining much of the .375% rise of early-February. The North-African/Middle-Eastern uprising against dictators spread from Egypt to oil-producing Libya. Tensions grew last week as their leader Muammar Gaddafi fired repeatedly on his own citizens and made even crazier public statements than Charlie Sheen, the self-proclaimed man with fire-breathing fists.