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Bill Witherell
Greece: Act 2 Commences
By Bill Witherell - Feb 27, 2015

Act 1 of the Greek tragedy came to an end this week with Greece obtaining an interim four-month financing agreement in exchange for a lengthy but somewhat vague list of reform commitments. After ...

Ipek Ozkardeskaya
U.S. Inflation Supports Hawks, USD
By Ipek Ozkardeskaya - Feb 27, 2015

Market Brief In the FX markets the USD was broadly weaker as traders square shorts. Yesterday, US inflation data provided support for the hawks as core CPI came in slightly stronger than expected, ...

Marshall Gittler
Dollar Recovery Begins
By Marshall Gittler - Feb 27, 2015

After several weak days following Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony to Congress, the dollar turned around yesterday and gained against all the other G10 currencies and most of the EM currencies...

Danske Markets
Swedish GDP 2014 - What A Shocker   
By Danske Markets - Feb 27, 2015

At 2.7% y/y, Swedish GDP came in way above our estimate (1.6% y/y), consensus and the Riksbank forecast (both 1.5% y/y). Full-year GDP for 2014 thus computes to 2.1% y/y, also above forecasts. (To add...

Danske Markets
EU: Waiting For QE Purchases   
By Danske Markets - Feb 27, 2015

The ECB meeting next week is very likely to be less interesting than the meeting in January when the ECB announced its QE programme. Focus will be on further details about the purchases and the ...

Ryan Mallory
SPX Refusing To Give Up
By Ryan Mallory - Feb 27, 2015

Technical Outlook S&P 500: Another near-problematic trading session for the bulls that saw the bulls close below the 5-day moving average for the first time since 2/9/15. The 10-day moving average...

FIBO Group
Australian dollar braces for another rate cut
By FIBO Group - Feb 27, 2015

The Australian dollar is trading lower today after a round of positive news from the US yesterday as well as weak local capital expenditure figures released earlier today.AT 5.36pm (AEDT) the Aussie ...

European Markets Flat; Spanish CPI Ticked Higher
By Avatrade - Feb 27, 2015

European markets are trading mostly flat this morning after recording all time highs during this week. It was an interesting month during which we had a number of events which kept investors on their ...

Danske Markets
EU Data Releases, U.S. Fed Speakers   
By Danske Markets - Feb 27, 2015

Market movers today This morning, Germany, Spain and Italy release their first estimates for February inflation. We expect the annual inflation rate in both Germany and Spain to be unchanged at ...

Saxo Bank
Equity Crowdfunding: Gold Or Just Dumb Money?
By Saxo Bank - Feb 27, 2015

The idea of platforms raising equity direct from the general public like a charity is relatively new around the world. Equity-based crowdfunding is surging in the UK and just starting in New Zealand ...