Sunday, January 30, 2011

Sustainable family outside LA

Sunday, January 9, 2011

List of Windows Services that can be safely set to manual

Here is a list of services that can be safely set to MANUAL:

Application Experience
Computer Browser (If your computer is not connected to any network)
Desktop Window Manager Session Manager (If you don't use Aero theme)
Diagnostic Policy Service
Distributed Link Tracking Client
IP Helper
Offline Files
Portable Device Enumerator Service
Print Spooler (If you don't have Printer)
Protected Storage
Remote Registry (Always disable it for Security purposes)
Secondary Logon
Security Center
Server (If your computer is not connected to any network)
Tablet PC Input Service
Themes ( If you use Windows Classic theme)
Windows Error Reporting Service
Windows Media Center Service Launcher
Windows Search (If you don't use Windows Search feature frequently)
Windows Time (If you don't want to update system tray clock time using Internet)
PS: You can see the details of each service to determine whether you should disable it or not.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Greenback remains firm

Greenback remains firm, helped by strong US ADP/ ISM data, and rising UST yields - eye tom key US NFP. Many houses are ramming up the NFP forecast from 140-150K after the "treble" surprise in ADP to 297K from 100K exp. Not surprised to hear calls for +300K NFP - though could be disappointed. USD/JPY fixing at 83.38, having hit fresh 2-week highs of 83.41 earlier on Japanese fixing demand, highest since Dec 23 83.57. Offers 83.30-50 from Japan exporters, mega-city banks, eye sovereign offers. China PBoC fixes USD/CNY firmer at 6.6322, from 6.6192 - again showing "Flexibility" - as seen in recent days - higher USD/CNY fixing, followed by lower closing, and then higher fixing the next day again. Eye any widening of the 0.5% trading band. USD/CHF at 0.9669-70, off yest 2-week highs 0.9686. WL