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Matt Simpson
GBP Expected To Remain Steady At 52.5
By Matt Simpson - Oct 01, 2014

UP NEXT: GBP: Manufacturing PMI saw a peak of 58.4 in Dec '13 and has increased its decline since. Expected to remain steady at 52.5, any number close to 50 should bring further downwards pressure ...

Bob Eisenbeis
Is Federal Reserve Forward Guidance Dead?
By Bob Eisenbeis - Oct 01, 2014

In an attempt to deal with the fallout of the financial crisis, the Federal Reserve innovated a number of nonconventional monetary policy tools that included quantitative easing, interest on reserves,...

Marc Chandler
China's Unit Labor Costs
By Marc Chandler - Oct 01, 2014

It is well appreciated that Chinese wages have risen markedly over the past few years.  Inflation has also consistently run faster in China than in the US, Europe and Japan. Some have cited this as a...

Doug Short
Moving Averages: Month-End Update
By Doug Short - Oct 01, 2014

Valid until the market close on October 31, 2014 The S&P 500 closed September with a monthly loss of 1.55%. All three S&P 500 MAs and three of the five the Ivy Portfolio ETF MAs are signaling ...

Ian Copsey
Monkey Dangling On A Yo-Yo String?
By Ian Copsey - Oct 01, 2014

Goodness gracious… What the heck provoked that?! By “that” I’m referring to the reaction in the Continental Europeans. By gad, can’t they keep control of themselves? ...

Peter Schiff
Economic Atonement
By Peter Schiff - Sep 30, 2014

This Friday is Yom Kippur, the day when Jews around the world ask forgiveness for their transgressions from the year past. Rabbis remind the penitent to dwell on their sins of omission, in which they ...

Investors Jittery As Geopolitical Tensions Weigh
By Avatrade - Sep 30, 2014

Investors are worried and taking profit is printed on their minds this morning, as the social unrest continues in Hong Kong which has caused the worst two day sell off for some of the indices in Asia ...