Here's What Traders On Wall Street Are Chatting About Right Now

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David Lutz of Stifel, Nicolaus sends along the topics of conversation on Wall Street today…

We summarize:

  • Spain is back being a source of stress, as Europe waits for it to ask for a bailout.
  • Expect light volumes due to Rosh Hashanah.
  • Big week coming up for housing data.
  • China got whacked last night, and some Japanese-related companies got hit really hard. Evidence protests are having an impact.
  • There’s $345 billion at stake in trade between China and Japan.
  • More Israel/Iran tension.
  • Banks are struggling to process mortgages fast enough… will blunt impact of QE infinity.
  • Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi back in the news after telling paper that Italian budget targets are “impossible” to achieve.
  • Eurozone trade surplus widens as imports fall.
  • Anti-America protests spread to Jakarta.

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