Market Overview

Marc Chandler
Emerging Markets: What Has Changed
By Marc Chandler - Aug 30, 2015

Turkey has formed an interim government, but the AKP is slipping in the polls. The South Africa Reserve Bank (SARB) is debating FX intervention, but sending confused messages. Korea steps up its ...

Danske Markets
China And Oil Prices Are Key In The Short Term  
By Danske Markets - Aug 30, 2015

A gradual recovery in China and oil prices should stabilise the emerging market turmoil. US and euro growth data still robust. Rising pressure for more QE from the ECB points to lower yields short ...

Wall Street Daily
Volatility Is Back! Trade This Moving Market Like A Pro
By Wall Street Daily - Aug 30, 2015

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that stock markets around the world suffered a major blow on Monday. All three major U.S. indices ended the day in full-blown correction ...

Yale Bock
A Roller Coaster Week On Wall Street
By Yale Bock - Aug 30, 2015

"There's something about a roller coaster that triggers strong feelings, maybe because most of us associate them with childhood. They're inherently cinematic; the very shape of a coaster, all hills ...

Qatar National Bank
Qatar’s Inflation Expected To Bottom Out In 2015
By Qatar National Bank - Aug 30, 2015

Qatar’s consumer price index (CPI) inflation remained moderate in the first seven months of 2015. According to the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS), consumer price index ...

Dr. Jeffrey Lewis
Firestorms: Real And Financial
By Dr. Jeffrey Lewis - Aug 30, 2015

We took a little vacation over the weekend before Black Monday, August 24th, 2015. Having just finished contemplating and describing the fear and volatility left over from the previous week, I felt ...

Investment U
Why Monday’s Mayhem Was No Surprise
By Investment U - Aug 30, 2015

After a week of steady declines, investors woke up Monday morning to a huge sell-off as both the S&P 500 and Dow dropped hugely in the early minutes of trading. The Dow plummeted nearly 4% before...

Mike (Mish) Shedlock
Imagination Sets In
By Mike (Mish) Shedlock - Aug 30, 2015

One of my constant themes over the past few years is the underfunding of state and local pension plans. Illinois is particularly bad, but let's look at some aggregate data. The National Association of...

Wall Street Daily
Baby Boomers Facing Retirement Crunch
By Wall Street Daily - Aug 30, 2015

Baby Boomers and retirement – it’s a tough subject for anyone in the financial planning business. After working most of their lives, Baby Boomers want it all in retirement: travel, dining ...

Doug Short
The PCE Price Index Still Below Target
By Doug Short - Aug 30, 2015

The Personal Income and Outlays report for July was published Friday morning by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The latest data includes annual revisions for the previous few months. The latest ...