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Market Overview

Marc Chandler
USD: Look For More Of The Same
By Marc Chandler - Oct 26, 2014

The US dollar gained on most of the major foreign currencies last week, but the overall tone, leaving aside the yen, was largely consolidative in nature. The greenback was soft in the first half of ...

Boris Schlossberg
How Ebola Can Impact FX
By Boris Schlossberg - Oct 24, 2014

Market Drivers for October 24 2014 UK GDP in in line creating relief rally in cable EUR GFK Consumer confidence improves Nikkei 1.01% Europe -0.09% Oil $81/bbl Gold $1232/oz. Europe and Asia:NZD ...

James Picerno
US Equity Sectors Review 24 Oct 2014
By James Picerno - Oct 24, 2014

Healthcare is hot, energy is not. That’s the message in the trailing one-year total return data for ETFs that track the major sectors for the US equity market (see list below for tickers and links). ...

Danske Markets
Danske Daily - 24 Ocrober 2014‏   
By Danske Markets - Oct 24, 2014

Market Movers A quiet day on the data front. German consumer confidence released at 08:00 is expected to fall slightly to 8.1 in October from 8.3 in September. German manufacturing has slowed ...

Danske Markets
EMEA Weekly: Russia's Rate Decision   
By Danske Markets - Oct 24, 2014

Bank Rossii to hike on high inflation Russia's central bank Bank Rossii will announce its decision regarding key rates on Friday, 31 October at 11:30 CET. We expect a 100bp hike of the key rate as ...

Marshall Gittler
Friday's FX Technicals
By Marshall Gittler - Oct 24, 2014

The world was looking better for a few minutes. The question for the markets recently has been whether we face disaster or catastrophe. In the last couple of days however things have started to look ...

The National Bank of Canada
FX Daily Update‏
By The National Bank of Canada - Oct 24, 2014

Through what was certainly one of the most eventful Bank of Canada announcements ever in Ottawa, the removal of the reference to a “neutral bias” from the statement helped the loonie gain ...

Binary Options Strategy
UK GDP Numbers October 24, 2014
By Binary Options Strategy - Oct 24, 2014

Friday should be a fairly quiet session, but we are paying attention to the GDP numbers coming out of the United Kingdom. Because of this, we could see a bit of volatility in both the FTSE and the ...

David Kotok
The Short Squeeze -- Ouch!
By David Kotok - Oct 23, 2014

It now seems that last Wednesday’s Ebola-scare waterfall climaxed with the intra-day Dow down over 400 points and gapping down 10 points at a time. Bids were pulled as panicked sellers dumped ...

Doug Short
A Long-Term Look at Inflation
By Doug Short - Oct 23, 2014

The Consumer Price Index for Urban Consumers (CPI-U) released this yesterday puts the September year-over-year inflation rate at 1.66%, off the May 19-month high of 2.13%. It is well below the 3.87% ...

Australian CPI numbers on target
By FIBO GROUP - Oct 23, 2014

he Australian dollar is trading within a tight range today after the latest CPI numbers came in as expected. The year-on-year figure showed a reading of 2.3 percent while the quarter-on-quarter ...

James Picerno
3 Data Points Show U.S. Growth
By James Picerno - Oct 23, 2014

Three economic updates today provide more evidence that moderate growth endures for the U.S. The numbers du jour — weekly jobless claims, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index and Markit’s U.S. ...

Lance Roberts
Inflation And Recent Technical Damage
By Lance Roberts - Oct 23, 2014

Inflation Goal Elusive For A Decade I have written previously about the Federal Reserve's real worry, which is a rise in deflationary pressures: "The biggest fear of the Federal Reserve has been the ...