ECB Takes Hard Line With Greece

Peter's Commentary: The ECB called the Greeks bluff today. From Reuters, Paul Taylor, February 4, 2015 The European Central Bank abruptly canceled its acceptance of Greek bonds in return for funding on Wednesday, shifting the burden onto Athens' central bank to finance its lenders and isolating Greece unless it strikes a new reform deal. The move, which means the Greek central … [Read more...]

Bill Gross Warns Good Times Are Over

Peter's Commentary And now Bill Gross warns about returns for most asset classes being negative for this year: From Bill Gross, Janus Capital Group, January 6, 2015 A January Investment Outlook should normally be filled with recommended “do’s and don’ts,” “picks and pans” and December 31, 2015, forecasts for interest rates and risk assets. I shall do all of that as usual when I travel to … [Read more...]