Macro signs: Eying Europe’s bad news

September 7, 2010

A traffic light is pictured beside the Wall Street road sign in the financial district of New York September 19, 2008. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

President Obama’s latest stimulus plan involved some big numbers but it did little to lift the mood of investors.

Macro signs: The 1, 2, and 3s of the economic recovery

September 3, 2010

A construction worker stands atop one of a number of new single family homes being built in a subdivision outside San Diego March 8, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake  A daily look at the macroeconomic news and its impact on the mood of investors and the direction of the economy. Are we heading for a double-dip recession?