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Matt Simpson
Sheepish Markets Awaiting The "Real" Data
By Matt Simpson - Jul 29, 2014

A snapshot view of yesterday’s New York - London session with technical notes. Very quiet session overall which saw currencies hold around their weekly closing prices, albeit a few pips here and ...

Cam Hui
U.S. GDP Release Preview: Possible Miss On 2Q
By Cam Hui - Jul 29, 2014

In my last post, I wrote about signs of slowing non-US growth as a warning of impending stock market weakness (see Global growth scare = Trend Model downgrade). It seems that we will see a key report ...

Chris Ciovacco
What Could Launch A Correction?
By Chris Ciovacco - Jul 28, 2014

Lessons From 1994 If you were investing in 1994, you probably recall it was a difficult year. Notice the similarities to 2014 in the text from The Economist below: CAST your minds back to 1994. The ...

Lance Roberts
Are Retail Investors Signaling A Top?
By Lance Roberts - Jul 28, 2014

It is often stated that retail investors represent the "herd" mentality.  That, like lemmings, they tend always to do the opposite of what they should by "buying high and selling low."  For the most ...

Wall Street Daily
Diamonds Are Set To Sparkle
By Wall Street Daily - Jul 28, 2014

They say that diamonds are forever. But recently, the diamond industry has been in a downward spiral, with trade plagued by high production costs and falling prices. It’s been so bad that some of the ...

Marc Chandler
Emerging Markets: The Data Week Ahead
By Marc Chandler - Jul 28, 2014

This should not be a very eventful week for emerging markets. Market focus will remain split between the big events in the US (FOMC and payrolls data) as well as on the myriad of geopolitical risks. ...

Michael Lombardi
Valuations And The Problem With Reality
By Michael Lombardi - Jul 28, 2014

Earlier this month, Jeremy Siegel, a well-known “bull” on CNBC, took to the airwaves to predict the Dow Jones Industrial Average would go beyond 18,000 by the end of this year. Acknowledging ...

James Picerno
Q2:2014 US GDP Nowcast: +3.2%
By James Picerno - Jul 28, 2014 |   1

The US economy is expected to post a substantial rebound in the government’s initial estimate of second-quarter GDP that’s scheduled for release on Wednesday, according to the Capital Spectator’s ...

Danske Markets
Silence Before The Storm?   
By Danske Markets - Jul 28, 2014

Market movers today Silence before the storm today as there are no big key figures in an otherwise very busy week. Only release of interest is US pending home sales, which is a good leading ...

Marc Chandler
Busy Week Starts Quietly
By Marc Chandler - Jul 28, 2014

This is an eventful week, but the economic calendar starts slowly. The FOMC meeting, first look at Q1 US GDP and the US jobs report are the highlights. The capital markets are also off to a slow ...