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Market update: 2010 review/2011 outlook       started by HiFX on 06 Jan 2011   (23313)
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06 Jan 2011 2:04 AM
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As we begin the new year, we leave behind it a year that was not without its dramas, despite the height of the financial crises being back in 2008. Britain saw its first coalition government formed since 1945, the Euro Zone suffered a sovereign debt crisis that has so far lead to Greece & Ireland needing to be lent money by its neighbours and the IMF, the Federal Reserve deemed it necessary to support markets further through a second round of Dollar printing (QE2), and China took several steps to prevent its real estate market from overheating as their economy continues to grow at a fantastic pace. There was also talk of