OK lets get on with it then. September new home prices fall m/m in 69 of 70 cities (was 68 of 70 in August, 64 in July) September existing home prices fall m/m in 70 of 70 cities Beijing September … Continue reading
Reuters have a report up, here: New York doctor tests positive for Ebola: NY Times Dr. Craig Spencer was working for the humanitarian organization in Guinea Developed a fever and gastrointestinal symptoms and notified Doctors Without Borders on Thursday morning … Continue reading
New York city Ebola case – link to press conference: Mayor Bill de Blasio Hosts Press Conference with Governor Cuomo – This presser has a longer incubation period than Ebola … when’s it gonna start?
Patient in New York city tests positive for Ebola: NYT Headlines on Bloomberg – His girlfriend has already been placed in isolation – Yeah, headline on Bloomberg … and everywhere else. Ebola panic … again. Stock futures losing ground on … Continue reading
Japan finance minister Aso: Not aiming to weaken yen, aiming to get of deflation Raising the sales tax would earn global trust in Japan (important to proceed with sales tax plan as scheduled – would maintain trust in JGB market) … Continue reading
China property price data from September will be published today, due at 0130GMT (24 October 2014). Earlier this week we got the Q3 GDP data out of China, showing the Chinese economy expanding at at its slowest pace since 2009. … Continue reading
The Pakistan vs. Australia cricket test match is being played in Dubai! I knew there were some one-dayers played there … but test matches too? When did this start? Just another reason to move to Dubai ….
Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council: Says EU has reached a deal to cut greenhouse gases by at least 40% vs. 1990 levels (by 2030) Says also EU sets 27% minimum target for renewable energy
An interesting article in the Wall Street Journal: Japan’s Life Insurers May Go Cool on Foreign Debt (gated) In brief: Bank of Japan’s aggressive efforts to aid the economy have kept yields at extremely low levels at home, making foreign … Continue reading
From the Wall Street Journal (gated): The yen’s sharp decline against the yuan is clobbering some Japanese companies operating in China The companies affected are those that pay wages and operating costs in yuan but earn revenue in yen by … Continue reading