Tag Archives: Spain

Three Fave Country ETFs

Our favorite country ETFs to start out the new year are Spain (EWP),  Mexico (EWW), and Korea (EWY). Spain has bolted out of the gates as the sovereign 10-year yield has fallen sharply, down 35 basis in just the first … Continue reading

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Weekly Eurozone Watch – Equity Ramp

Key Data Points German 10-year Bund 4 bps lower; France 1 bp tighter to the Bund; Belgium no spread change; Ireland 6 bps tighter; Italy 12 bps tighter; Spain 30 bps tighter; Portugal 15 bps tighter; Greece 4 bps tighter; … Continue reading

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Spain’s record unemployment rate

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Weekly Eurozone Watch – Spread Blowout

Key Data Points German 10-year Bund 9 bps lower; France 10 bps wider to the Bund; Belgium 11 bps wider; Ireland 17 bps wider; Italy 33 bps wider; Spain 29 bps wider; Portugal 44 bp wider; Greece 65 bps wider; … Continue reading

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Daily Interest Rate Monitor – March 21

Choppy action into a weak close.  The S&P500 ETF (SPY) bounced off the 21-day EMA, which is now key support. Nike beats, up 8 percent in AH, with North America revenues strong and China weak. The company’s [Nike] quarterly results … Continue reading

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Weekly Eurozone Watch

Key Data Points German 10-year Bund 7 bps lower; France 1 bp wider to the Bund; Belgium unchanged; Ireland 46 bps wider;  * Italy 7  bps wider; Spain 23 bps wider; Portugal 9 bp wider; Greece 34 bps wider; Large … Continue reading

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Weekly Eurozone Watch – Markets “Revert Back”

Key Data Points German 10-year Bund 12 bps higher; France 10 bps tighter to the Bund; Belgium 11 bps tighter; Ireland 19 bps tighter; Italy 31 bps tighter; Spain 46 bps tighter; Portugal 56 bps tighter; Greece 61 bps tighter; … Continue reading

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Eurozone Sovereign Spreads Since Italy’s Election

ECB president, Mario Draghi, spoke in this morning’s press conference about how contagion has been contained in the eurozone bond markets since the Italian elections.   The data are in and he is right. The markets had closed before the election … Continue reading

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Weekly Eurozone Watch – Italy Votes

Key Data Points German 10-year Bund 8 bps lower; France 3 bps wider to the Bund; Belgium 1 bp wider Ireland 13 bps wider; Italy 15 bps wider; Spain 4 bps wider; Portugal 17 bps wider; Greece 24 bps tighter; … Continue reading

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Weekly Eurozone Watch – February 15

Key Data Points German 10-year Bund 4 bps higher; France no change in spread to the Bund; Belgium no change; Ireland 22 bps tighter; Italy 21 bps tighter; Spain 21 bps tighter; Portugal 40 bps tighter; Greece 6 bps tighter; … Continue reading

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