Daily Reading on the Financial Markets: 1/31/12
Time magazine asks the timely question: are companies more powerful than countries?
The ECRI has yet to retract its recession call from September, 2011. But New Deal Democrat on the bonddad blog has some suggestions for what might be in the WLI Index that ECRI used to make the call.
Zero Hedge notes that while short-term volatility has contracted, long-term volatility remains stubbornly high. Got long-dated puts?
At All Star Charts, J.C. Parets says “pay no attention to the golden cross“, which now appears imminent.