The weekly Ticker Sense Blogger Sentiment Poll is up and there is a slight reduction in bearishness accompanied by a tick up in bullishness.
Wanfeng Zhou at Marketwatch.com reports on the explosion in foreign currency trading opportunities (and risks) for individual traders. The FX market is no place for the unprepared.
James Picerno at the Capital Spectator looks at the prospects for a “soft landing” for the economy.
Barry Ritholtz at the Big Picture wonders whether today’s bond market vigilantes are being all that vigilant.
Menzie Chinn at Econbrowser takes a look at the inverted state of the yield curve and what that means for the prospects of a recession.
Ann Davis and Bhushan Bahree in the Wall Street Journal examine the uncertain state of the oil market.
Gregg Greenberg at TheStreet.com interviews a prominent natural resources mutual fund manager.
Mark Morrison at BusinessWeek.com looks at the contrarian case for $50 oil.
As far as we are concerned it is way too early to start thinking about presidential elections, but Greg Mankiw is already looking at the numbers.
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