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Cam Hui
Earnings Headwinds In 3 Charts
By Cam Hui - Apr 17, 2015

Further to my recent post on how USD strength was retarding EPS growth, Ed Yardeni wrote a timely piece on how forward net profit margins appeared to be declining. As the chart shows, net margins ...

Marc Chandler
Emerging Markets: What Has Changed
By Marc Chandler - Apr 17, 2015

(1) Some measure to support the lira maybe on the way in Turkey.(2) Singapore MAS kept the slope and width of the policy band unchanged, a hawkish surprise. (3) Malaysia sells $1.5 bln in the ...

James Picerno
US Economic Trend
By James Picerno - Apr 17, 2015

US economic growth slowed in this year’s first quarter, perhaps to the point that the quarterly change for Q1 GDP will be flat in the Commerce Department’s “advance” estimate ...

Marc Chandler
Is The Dollar Breaking Out?
By Marc Chandler - Apr 17, 2015

The key issue as the market heads into the weekend is whether the US dollar is breaking out of its trading range to the downside. Has the disappointing US economic data and the somewhat better ...

Boris Schlossberg
Cable Pops 1.5000
By Boris Schlossberg - Apr 17, 2015

Market Drivers April 17, 2015 Cable retakes 1.5000 despite mediocre labor data EZ CPI shows no improvement Nikkei -1.17% Europe -0.17% Oil $56/bbl Gold $1204/oz. Europe and Asia GBP UK Claimant ...

Marshall Gittler
IronFX Daily Commentary
By Marshall Gittler - Apr 17, 2015

Weak US data hits USD The dollar bulls were assuming that the US economic data would improve along with the weather, but so far that doesn’t seem to be happening, at least not uniformly. The ...

Dollar Soft As Fed June Hike Unlikely
By ActionForex - Apr 17, 2015

Dollar dipped overnight of a batch of weaker than expected economic data, including job and housing, and stays soft in Asian session today. Recent development suggested that Fed is unlikely to raise ...

Craig Erlam
European Open: UK Jobs, EZ Inflation In Focus
By Craig Erlam - Apr 17, 2015

European futures are pointing to a mixed start on Friday as traders await the release of employment data from the UK and inflation figures from the Eurozone and the US. The UK elections are only a few...

Danske Markets
Danske Daily: Inflation Watch   
By Danske Markets - Apr 17, 2015

Market Movers It is CPI day today with the release of CPI inflation for March in both the euro area and the US. Euro-area inflation is not that exciting as we already have the Flash estimate. The ...

Binary Options Strategy
US Core CPI April 17, 2015
By Binary Options Strategy - Apr 17, 2015

The S&P 500 initially fell during the session on Thursday but found enough support to turn things back around and form a nice-looking hammer. Because of this, we believe that the S&P 500 will ...

Marc Chandler
Who Holds America's Debt?
By Marc Chandler - Apr 16, 2015

The financial media's look at yesterday's Treasury report on capital flows is myopic. The key take away, they say, is that for the first time since the onset of the global financial crisis, Japanese ...

Craig Erlam
U.S. Open: Data, Fed And Oil Key Today
By Craig Erlam - Apr 16, 2015

It’s been a fairly uneventful start to trading on Thursday but that should all change as we approach the US open as we get a slew of earnings reports, economic data and hear from Fed policy ...