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Market Overview

The best performing single-country market in 2014 is…Egypt? Indeed it is, at least based on the performance of the Market Vectors Egypt ETF (EGPT.K), which was up 26% year to date through April 21.  ...
 
 
 
 

Forex

GBP/USD is currently trading just off its four-year high of 1.6840 that was established late last week. From the beginning of the current bullish trend in July of 2013 around the 1.4800 double-bottom ...
 
 
 
 

Stock Markets

Stocks finished lower Wednesday, snapping a six-day winning streak for the S&P 500 after new economic data this morning found new-home sales falling to an eight-month low while factory production fell...
 
 
 
 

Commodities

Gold remains defensive amid expectations that the Fed will continue with its taper campaign next week and what seems to be a complete dismissal of the rising geopolitical tensions in Ukraine. Currency...
 
 
 
 

Bonds

Portugal auctioned 750 million euros ($1.04 billion) in 10-year bonds on Wednesday at an average yield of 3.58 percent in its first auction since April 2011 as a full exit of its bailout program ...
 
 
 
Bonds: Size Matters
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 - Apr 15, 2014