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  1. The Weekend Wrapup 8.13.11

    Finally on schedule, here the wrapup for this week. Americas: * This week was a wild ride as the S&P, the Dow, and the NASDAQ slipped 1.7%, 1.5%, and 1% in what appears to be the second most volatile week since WWII. Hat tip to alexpasch for calling t ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 13 2011 - 10:21pm -

  2. The Weekend Wrapup 12.10.11

    Americas: * This week was chock-full of ups and downs thanks mostly to the rumor mill but nevertheless, US indices ended the week in the black with the S&P up 0.9%, the DOW 1.4% higher, and the NASDAQ up 0.8%. * Business growth seems to be gaining som ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 10 2011 - 8:51pm -

  3. The Weekend Wrapup 11.26.11

    Belated Happy Thanksgiving monkeys! Here's what went on while you were drunk and face deep in turkey. Americas: * Punching in one of the worst Thanksgiving weeks in history, the DOW fell 4.8%, the NASDAQ 5.1%, while the S&P slipped another 4.7%. ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 26 2011 - 8:41pm -

  4. The weekend wrapup 4.28.2012

    Americas: * DJIA +1.5%, S&P 500 +1.8%, NASDAQ +2.3% * Another month, another FOMC statement and Q&A. This month's however was pretty meh; little has changed since the March meeting and aside from the Bernank saying that he'll scramble th ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 28 2012 - 12:32pm -

  5. The weekend wrapup 1.21.12

    Americas: * US markets clocked in another week in the green (its third in a row) as the S&P rose another 2%, the DOW another 2.4%, while the NASDAQ climbed 2.8%. Awesome. A few surveys however are pointing out that retail investors as well as financia ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 21 2012 - 10:15pm -

  6. The Weekend Wrapup 1.14.12

    Americas: * US markets finished higher this week despite downgrade rumors and an uncharacteristic profit miss by JPM. The S&P ended the week 0.9% higher, 0.5% for the DOW, while the NASDAQ posted a 1.4% gain. Canada's TSX also snapped gains this ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 14 2012 - 10:03pm -

  7. The Weekend Wrapup 1.7.12

    Americas: * The January effect? Who knows? Nevertheless, US indices ended the first week of 2012 with the S&P gaining 1.6%, the DOW 1.2%, while the NASDAQ spiked a pretty good 2.5%. Bonds dropped. * The same couldn't be said for the others though ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 7 2012 - 8:07pm -

  8. The Weekend Wrapup 9.25.11

    Apologies for the delay monkeys, but anyway, here we go... Americas: * US markets just had its worse week since 08 with the DOW down 6.4%, the S&P down 6.5%, while the NASDAQ dropped 5.3%. Treasurys, which rallied for most of the week, also fell. * Pr ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 25 2011 - 9:23pm -

  9. The Weekend Wrapup 9.17.11

    Americas: * Stocks were up in the US with DOW up 76 points to 0.7% while the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ both climbed 0.6%. Latin America also had a good week with Brazil's Bovespa climbing 1.5% on the Real's steady decline, same with Mexico' ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 18 2011 - 10:12am -

  10. The Weekend Wrapup 9.10.11

    Americas: * Obama's first reelection speech failed to impress the markets as the Dow slipped 2.2% from last week while the S&P and the NASDAQ fell 1.7% and 2.4% respectively. Concerns over Europe exacerbated the decline, forcing Bond yields lower ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 10 2011 - 11:03pm -

  11. The Weekend Wrap-up 7.16.11

    For those of you who actually read this, my apologies. This is way overdue and to make up for it I'll try to distill everything that has happened in the four weeks that I've missed into this single post. Well, not really, that'd be terribly ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 16 2011 - 11:23pm -

  12. The Weekend Wrap-up 5.21.11

    My apologies for the delay, things have been pretty hectic here with it being the rapture and all so today's recap will be a little shorter than last week's. Nevertheless, I have a cool clip for you to check out so without further ado, here' ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 21 2011 - 11:53pm -

  13. The Weekend Wrapup 3.17.2012

    Americas: * S&P 500 +0.6%, DJIA +0.4%, NASDAQ +0.5%, S&P/TSX +0.4%, IPC +0.3%, IBOV-0.1% * After weeks of testing, Treasurys finally broke through support last Tuesday after the Fed's soft FOMC statement (along with strong retail figures, a d ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 17 2012 - 2:19pm -

  14. The Weekend Wrapup 12.3.11

    Americas: * Wall Street hit its biggest week since March '09 when the DOW surged 7%, the S&P 7.4%, and the NASDAQ 7.6%, bringing November into positive territory after the past week's bloodbath. * The Fed cut liquidity swap rates to OIS +50 ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 3 2011 - 8:59pm -

  15. The Weekend Wrap-up 8.08.11

    Its been a crazy, crazy week monkeys. Just in case you live under a rock though, here's some stuff you need to know. Americas: * We finally saw the bottom fall off a topless market last Thursday as jittered investors sent US indices down 5% in a sing ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 7 2011 - 11:03pm -

  16. The Weekend Wrapup 11.12.11

    Americas: * US indices were in the black this week with the S&P up almost 2%, the Dow up 2.2%, and the NASDAQ up 2% as well. Brazil's BOVESPA also posted gains, up 2.1% after several sessions in the red. Canada's TSX also ended a volatile we ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 12 2011 - 9:51pm -

  17. The Weekend Wrapup 10.29.11

    After a not so brief hiatus, the weekend wrapup is back! Here's some of the stuff you might have missed: Americas: * US markets were on a tear the Dow, the S&P, and the NASDAQ broke through practically every resistance level to soar 3.6%, 3.8%, a ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 29 2011 - 10:30pm -

  18. The Weekend Wrap-up 7.23.11

    Americas: * Good news from Brussels sent US indices up for the week with the Dow up 2% and the S&P as well as the NASDAQ up 4%. * Corporate earnings were also good and showed signs of business expansion, offshore earnings look to grow steadily over th ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 23 2011 - 11:04pm -

  19. The Weekend Wrapup 1.28.12

    Americas: * The NASDAQ and the S&P barely finished in the green, gaining 1.1% and 0.1% respectively while the DOW finally cut its 3-week long hot streak, losing 0.5%. * Not sure how you would've missed it, but anyway, the Fed announced that they& ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 28 2012 - 1:43pm -

  20. The Weekend Wrapup 8.20.11

    Americas: * It's been another terrible week for US markets with the DOW down 1.6% yesterday, the S&P falling almost 5% for the week, and the NASDAQ slipping almost 7% for the week as well. * Gold once again is testing new highs, ending 1.7% highe ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Aug 20 2011 - 8:47pm -

  21. The Weekend Wrap-up 7.31.11

    Sorry for the delay guys, didn't really have the time to put this together yesterday but hey, better late than never. Americas: * Thanks to Washington, US indices are once again in the red with the S&P 500 dropping 0.6%, the Dow-0.8%, and the NAS ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2011 - 9:54pm -

  22. The Weekend Wrap-up 6.11.11

    Americas: * Financial stocks led US indices into the red again, chalking up another week in the negative and the sixth straight week for the Dow. Equities did rally before the Ben Bernank's speech though, but dropped significantly afterward when ther ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jun 12 2011 - 2:35am -

  23. The Weekend Wrap-up 5.28.11

    Bad news in the US, good news in Europe, Chinese droughts, and the Brazilian bikini wax inflation. Plus a Cartman Q&A. Just a few of things to chew on for the long weekend. Americas: * Bad news across the board has led the Dow and the S&P to its f ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 29 2011 - 12:34am -

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