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Philippe d'Arvisenet
The Portuguese Example By Philippe d'Arvisenet - 3 minutes ago

A downgrade is unlikely Anyway, a toolbox is ready So much power in the pencil of a rating agency… The credit rating agency DBRS will release its decision this evening on ...

Philippe d'Arvisenet
ECB: Waiting For December   By Philippe d'Arvisenet - 6 minutes ago

Unsurprisingly, the ECB maintained the monetary status quo at its October meetingMario Draghi restated the commitment to preserving the substantial amount of monetary accommodation needed to secure ...

Philippe d'Arvisenet
Worrisome Trends   By Philippe d'Arvisenet - 8 minutes ago

The Austrian economy is currently experiencing a modest upswing, supported by lower energy prices and income tax reform. Growth is expected to decelerate in 2017, because of reduced fiscal ...

The National Bank of Canada
Weekly Economic Watch   By The National Bank of Canada - 26 minutes ago

Canada – Retail sales fell 0.1% in August, disappointing consensus which was looking for an increase of 0.3%. The prior month was revised down to -0.2% (from -0.1%). In August, sales declined in...

Danske Markets
Global PMIs And Scandi Central Banks   By Danske Markets - 49 minutes ago

Market movers ahead In the US a lot of attention next week will be on the first estimate of Q3 GDP growth. Overall, we expect GDP growth was around 2.0% q/q AR in Q3. This is not strong taking into ...

Bob Lang
The Time To Listen To Market Prophets? Never! By Bob Lang - 2 hours ago

With so much uncertainty in the world most investors/traders get anxious and worried over losing money and start listening to market sages and so-called prophets. That is typical and quite natural, ...

Frank Kollar
Instincts Vs. Market Timing Strategy By Frank Kollar - 4 hours ago

Humans are born with basic instincts for survival. They need to protect themselves at all costs. Certain critical instincts are inborn, such as hunger, self-survival, etc. But humans are complex ...

Marc Chandler
Banks: Deutsche Vs. Italy By Marc Chandler - Oct 21, 2016

European banks may not be the main driver of the investment climate, but their challenges are not resolved. Investors have focused on two country's banks recently. Germany's Deutsche Bank (DE:DBKGn) ...

Arkadiusz Sieron
September CPI And Gold By Arkadiusz Sieron - Oct 21, 2016

The Consumer Price Index increased 0.3 percent last month. What does it imply for the gold market? U.S. consumer prices climbed 0.3 percent in September. It was the largest rise since April, as one ...

Craig Erlam
Fed Speeches Headline Quiet Day By Craig Erlam - Oct 21, 2016

US equity markets are expected to open a little lower on Friday, building on small losses on Thursday with indices still looking vulnerable to sharp declines even as earnings continue to surpass ...

Ipek Ozkardeskaya
EUR/USD Slips Below 1.09 Post-ECB By Ipek Ozkardeskaya - Oct 21, 2016

The euro declined as the European Central Bank (ECB) refrained from commenting on the future of the Quantitative Easing (QE) programme, due to end on March 2017, leading investors to think that the ...