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Craig Erlam
UK GDP Eyed As BOE Ponders Rate Hike
By Craig Erlam - Jul 28, 2015

It’s been another turbulent session in China overnight, with regulators and the central bank once again being forced to step in and shore up the market which was on course for another shocking ...

Ian Copsey
A Day Of Two Halves?
By Ian Copsey - Jul 28, 2015

It wasn’t a day for swingers after all, although the way price developed did produce rather strange excesses from time to time. Indeed, I feel this process is going to continue for the first ...

Imperial Options
Markets Prepare For Fed Rate Statement, GDP
By Imperial Options - Jul 27, 2015

Amid plunging commodity prices, disappointing earnings on Wall Street and concerns about a protracted slowdown in China, the week ahead features a slew of market-moving events headlined by the Federal...

Lance Roberts
Bubbles: Will We Ever Learn?
By Lance Roberts - Jul 27, 2015

Life is full of irony. When I was in school, I hated history. It was boring. It was pointless. How was reading about a bunch of dead people ever going to be useful in life? Today, I consume everything...

Marc Chandler
BOJ: When All Else Fails, Change The Metric
By Marc Chandler - Jul 27, 2015

The Bank of Japan is engaged in the most aggressive asset purchases and yet it has largely failed to lift inflation. National consumer prices for June will be reported at the end of this week. The ...

Michael Pento
How To Identify A Classic Bubble
By Michael Pento - Jul 27, 2015

One of the most ironic and fascinating characteristics about an asset bubble is that central banks claim they can’t recognize one until after it bursts. And Wall Street apologists tend to ignore...

The National Bank of Canada
FX Daily Update: Stock Markets Are Seeing Red
By The National Bank of Canada - Jul 27, 2015

Stocks Markets are Seeing RedChinese stocks, which ended the session today down by 8.5%, are pulling other world stock markets down with them. In North America, futures for both the S&P 500 and ...

Trader Steve
Marty Schwartz And The Sunspot Theory
By Trader Steve - Jul 27, 2015

Every so often you come across a post from a trader talking about a specific stock along the lines of "Is there a reason NOT to own XYZ plc?" Whenever I see a question like that, it immediately sets ...

IFC Markets
US Dollar, Commodities Eye FRS Meeting
By IFC Markets - Jul 27, 2015

Global stock indices retreated on Friday. We assume they were driven down by negative macroeconomic data from the USA and the EU. New Home sales slumped 6.8% in June to their 7-month lowest. ...