$GS screenshot on the most important economies for global markets.

U.S. Inventories and Production Levels: Natural Gas & Crude Oil

U.S. Inventories and Production Levels.

Labor costs in GIIS.

Struggling countries in the eurozone – Italy, Ireland, Greece and Spain … Have been reducing labour costs steadily.

Hurricane Sandy impact compared with other cyclones.

Hurricane Sandy had an impact of around $40B…& ranks 3rd for damaging. in the picture its compared with other cyclones. Please feel free to comment.

Commodities volatility

Social unrest and revolt during the Arab spring led to a restricted N African supply of crude. Japan’s catastrophic quake halted her industrial production lines. These events created unprecedented volatility in the raw commodities industry, the volatility is set to continue through 2012 as more austere fiscal measures are adopted.

Weakest Performing Financials (domestic & foreign)

No. Ticker % Change Industry 1 MKTG -20.71 FINANCIAL 2 ING -11.96 FINANCIAL 3 HMPR -10.18 FINANCIAL 4 AEG -8.82 FINANCIAL 5 DB -8.78 FINANCIAL 6 BCS -8.55 FINANCIAL 7 DGIT -8.53 FINANCIAL 8 RDN -8.53 FINANCIAL 9 OCN -8.25 FINANCIAL 10 HBC -8.04 FINANCIAL 11 CS -8.03 FINANCIAL 12 PNSN -7.76 FINANCIAL 13 LMLPContinue reading “Weakest Performing Financials (domestic & foreign)”