“What a good number oh DAMMIT HIGHER RATES” ~ futures market
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock markets around the world mostly rose on Thursday as crude oil rebounded, although caution remained following the European Central Bank’s surprise decision to strike Greek bonds off its list of accepted collateral.
Greek banking shares fell sharply on the day, which in turn limited the advance of broader European equities. In a sign the region remains unstable, Greece’s new leftist finance minister clashed openly with his powerful German counterpart. Greece’s short-term debt yields surged.