Evening Tweets..... Fed covered at separate post linked below , tweet feed has much , much more - just highlights here !
Morning Tweets .....
#Greece talks not going well, 2 officials say. Institutions not getting information on govt finances http://on.wsj.com/1BP3rft ~ @StephenFidler1
Catharsis Ours: Federal Reserve Statement and subsequent "reaction... http://fredw-catharsisours.blogspot.com/2015/03/federal-reserve-statement-and.html?spref=tw … The Day that was......
Greek defense official to seek evidence in Moscow to back WWII claims http://dlvr.it/91VkTG
#Netherlands ruling coalition seems to lose Senate majority following today's regional elex http://bit.ly/1GoL5Tz /via @FD_Nieuws
#Greece state to receive €900ml from HFSF (€555ml in cash &€345ml via repos for investing in T-Bills /via @euro2day_gr /ht @ManosGiakoumis
#Euro briefly jumps above $1.10 as liquidity in G10 is completely dysfunctional at the moment acc to Citi.
Negotiations with Greece Close to Breakdown as Budget Strains Worsen #NakedCapitalism http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2015/03/negotiations-with-greece-close-to-breakdown-as-budget-strains-worsen.html …. Lots of detail from Yves.
IMF Labels Greece “Most Unhelpful Client in its History”: This report does not bode well for Greece Prime Mini... http://bit.ly/1BQv5bZ
#Greece | Syriza lead economist Yannis Milios tweets he leaves party's economic department http://twitter.com/john_milios/status/578265213797027840 …
When is a diktat not a diktat? When a dictator is trying to save face - https://hat4uk.wordpress.com/2015/03/18/uk-budget-meets-greek-defiance-one-legislative-vote-in-athens-makes-a-mockery-of-osbornes-long-term-plan/ …
U.S. Oil-Storage Glut Expands Faster Than Expected: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-03-18/u-s-oil-storage-glut-expands-faster-than-expected …
Parliament adopts new anti-poverty law http://dlvr.it/91KGGh
ECB, April 5, 2013: "No Plan B" http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-04-04/mario-draghi-responds-zero-hedge-there-no-plan-b … ECB, March 18, 2015: Plan B is a 95% loss on Greek bonds
Morning Tweets .....
Teacher Dude retweeted
'Blockupy' anti-austerity protest turns violent in Germany http://www.channel4.com/news/germany-blockupy-police-anti-capitalist-protests-watch-live …
LIVE: Police used water cannons during #Blockupy protest in #Frankfurt, several people injured http://bit.ly/1HZindh
Thousands of anti-#austerity protesters clashing with riot police at #ECB HQ opening / 350 arrests and 88 injured police forces (dpa)
Open Europe retweeted
Moscovici: "We won't keep #Greece in the Eurozone at any price, but under strict conditions that are acceptable to both sides". (@welt)
The Greek Analyst retweeted
TSIPRAS SAYS FIFTH BAILOUT REVIEW HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Tsipras: We are not going back on our promises
cristina lombardi retweeted
tsipras: we respond today, tomorrow, and the day after here in parliament by raising walls of sovereignty and dignity.
You don't say? #Greece http://www.wsj.com/articles/technical-talks-on-greeces-bailout-not-going-well-officials-say-1426672526 …
Negotiations with Greece Close to Breakdown as Budget Strains Worsen: Things are not looking good for Greece. http://bit.ly/1GWfWqL
#Greece sold 3month T-Bills at a heavy yield of 2.7%.
Greek protesters target police, torch cars in Athens demanding 'political prisoners' release http://on.rt.com/457pui
Greek PM to seek liquidity at EU leaders summit - government spokesman http://reut.rs/1ADMeTu via @reuters
#Greece Mar-Jun debt servicing needs at €6.55bn, Greek debt agency says. Needs €2.2bn in Mar, €0.82bn Apr, €1.03bn May, €2.5bn Jun. (BBG)
#Euro fetching less than $US1 becomes hot trading call. Now trades at $1.0583. http://www.smh.com.au/business/markets/currencies/euro-fetching-less-than-us1-becomes-hot-trading-call-20150318-1m1ro1.html …
Are Greek Capital Controls Now Inevitable? http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-03-17/are-greek-capital-controls-now-inevitable …
Frances Coppola retweeted
RT @EU_Eurostat: Euro area trade in goods surplus €8 bn in Jan 15, €11 bn deficit for EU http://bit.ly/1GVSfib
CHINA FEB. NEW HOME PRICES FALL M/M IN 66 CITIES; 64 IN JAN.
Oil go where EUR go. Oil prices and the euro joined at the hip:
John Helmer: IMF Loan to Ukraine Props Up Failing Banks, Enriches Oligarchs: One reason for our continued cove... http://bit.ly/1GVo7DE
EU likely to delay sanctions decision on Russia as Ukraine pleads for more financial support http://openeurope.org.uk/daily-shakeup/moscovici-we-wont-keep-greece-in-the-eurozone-at-any-price/#section-4 …
$GBP lower and UK curve flatter after below exp. wage data and BoE minutes saying strong $GBP could lead inflation to be lower for longer
T-Notes have rallied for 7 days in a row, (1-15+ points) Sequence of rallies has extended to 8 days three times since Nov '09 @PredictedMkts
#Japanese PM Abe says wage increases for 2015 on course to surpass last year......LESSON: If #QE fails create Wage Inflation!!
#Dalian #IronOre September 2015 contract (active) now down over 2% to around CNY 443/MT, which is a fresh contract low!!! $AUDUSD
#WTI crude now at USD 42.64, a close at USD 42.82 or lower marks a 20% decline from this year's peak..... #BearMarket
#BoJ holdings of #JGBs end-December......#Japanese public pensions sold a record $JPY 5.56trl JGBs in Q4!!