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Saturday, December 15

15th Dec - Weekender: Weekly Support

The last week reviewed – and the next previewed! Previous Weekly Support here. Check back later for updates to this post.

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Friday's close:
Markets – Between The Hedges
Europe: EURUSD Melts Up But European Stocks Lag Into Weekend – ZH
US: Trannies Soar, Rest Hit Floor With USD Down 1% – ZH

Weekly Scoreboard – Between The Hedges
Weekly Eurozone Watch – Global Macro Monitor
Week in Review – Global Macro Monitor
U.S. Equity Sector ETF Performance – Global Macro Monitor
US market portrait – Portfolio Probe

Summary for Week ending 15-DecCalculated Risk
The key US economic story of the week was the FOMC announcement of thresholds for raising the Fed Funds rate based on the unemployment rate and inflation.  Also the FOMC expanded QE3 by an additional $45 billion per month starting in January 

The Weekenderbeyondbrics / FT

Succinct summation of week’s eventsThe Big Picture 

Weekly RewindA View From My Screens

(podcast) MarketBeat Week: Fed Goes All InMarketBeat / WSJ
How much bang for the buck the central bank's latest round of stimulus will have on markets and why investors are ignoring the fiscal cliff. (direct mp3, 30 minutes)

Week in Review: Rate-Rigging Scandal Keeps GrowingDealBook / NYT
The rate inquiry escalated * Chinese companies shopped abroad * The Deal Professor called for the S.E.C. to re-examine old regulations * DealBook's special section examined business between worlds * HSBC agreed to pay nearly $2 billion to settle charges over money laundering.

Politics this weekThe Economist

Business this weekThe Economist

Schedule for Week of 16-DecCalculated Risk
This will be a very busy week for economic data. There are three key housing reports to be released this week.: December homebuilder confidence on Tuesday, November housing starts on Wednesday, and November existing home sales on Thursday. For manufacturing, the December NY Fed (Empire state), Philly Fed, and the Kansas City Fed surveys will be released this week. The third estimate of Q3 GDP will be released on Thursday, and the November Personal Income and Outlays report will be released on Friday 

Next Week’s Tape: Not Much Cheer in DataMarketBeat / WSJ

S&P 500 Earnings Week AheadReuters

Wall Street Week Ahead Reuters
The last two weeks of December are traditionally quiet for stocks, but traders accustomed to a bit of time off are staying close to their mobile devices, thanks to the "fiscal cliff."

(video) Europe Week Ahead: Rate decisions, 'fiscal cliff' loomsReuters

(video) Asia Week Ahead: A shifting political pictureReuters

(video) US Week Ahead: RIM, it's time to impress!Reuters

Weekly Preview: The year is going, let him goBNY Mellon

Weekly Focus: Central banks stepping on the gasDanske Bank (pdf)
Fiscal cliff tops agenda, ECB opened the door for rate cuts, elections in Japan

Market AnalysisThe Short Side of the Long

Weighing the Week AheadA Dash of Insight

FX Positioning and Technical OutlookMarc to Market
The US dollar moved lower over the past week against the major currencies, with the notable exception of the Japanese yen. 

G10 Weekly: The printing party continuesNordea (pdf)

The Weekly T Report TF Market Advisors

Weekly Credit UpdateDanske Bank (pdf)
EU council agrees on banking union. Interesting report on Danish household indebtedness published.

EMEA Weekly, Week 51Danske Bank (pdf)
Further easing from Hungarian and Czech central banks

Emerging: Week Aheadbeyondbrics / FT

Economic Calendar – Forexpros
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Monthly Economic Calendar –
Economic Calendar – BB
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Debt crisis: live – The Telegraph
Europe Crisis Tracker – WSJ
Tracking Europe’s Debt Crisis – NYT
FX Options Analytics – Saxo Bank

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