Reuters - The euro sank to four-year lows on Monday as stocks and commodities fell after disappointing U.S. jobs data and angst about euro zone debt problems fed fears the world economy may falter in its recovery.
Calafia Beach Pundit submits:
The title of this post is a bit tongue-in-cheek, but it's clear that the only time in recent years that the dollar has managed to rise above historical lows has been thanks to widespread concerns that the global
Gary Townsend submits:This morning: After fair value adjustment, equity futures are lower this morning, after a disappointing November employment report. Notwithstanding the past two day’s advances, markets remain in correction.
The artificially engineered U.S. recovery is already starting to falter as a continuous procession of disappointing data continues to confirm the sad truth. Recent numbers on GDP, durable goods, housing, regional manufacturing, initial unemployment claims and leading economic indicators all indicate a sharp slowdown in GDP growth.
Global stock markets fell, the euro slid to a near nine-month low and oil prices suffered as fears over European debt levels and disappointing US jobs data cast a shadow Friday across the world economy.