2012 Economic Calendar
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"Equities bounce back on earnings & news"
"Central banks can still surprise"


Weekly recap of U.S. market activity and events. This weekly article reviews the U.S. equity and bond markets, followed by a table displaying changing levels in key market indexes, and commentary on the economic indicators released during the week. Simply Economics includes a Bottom Line, a synopsis describing what the activity during the week may mean for the markets going forward.
Covers important events in the equity, bond, and currency markets by geographic area through the use of charts, tables and text. Investors are provided with a view of the changing levels of Global Stock Market Indexes from week to week and as a percentage change in the current year. An Economic Scoreboard surveys economic indicators released in regions around the globe. The Bottom Line provides investors with a synopsis describing what the activity during the week may mean for the markets in the future.
This article provides a short description of the equity and bond markets during the month and indicates what the major events (earnings announcements or economic indicators) caused bond and stock prices to fluctuate over the period.