Market Overview

Strawberry Blonde
What's Still "Up" On The Year?
By Strawberry Blonde - Aug 27, 2015

After the recent market pullback, I thought I'd simply post the following Year-to-Date percentage-gained/lost graphs of a variety of world markets to illustrate (at a glance) which ones are still "up"...

US GDP Growth Surges
By Alvexo - Aug 27, 2015

Today’s second estimate of second-quarter GDP reflects a strengthening US economy, which has experienced a dramatic uptick in growth in stark contrast to the lackluster first-quarter results. ...

The National Bank of Canada
CAD: Rate Cut In The Cards?
By The National Bank of Canada - Aug 27, 2015

Wall Street notched its biggest one-day gain in four years on Wednesday as investors set aside their fears about China to go bargain hunting for stocks. Bay Street followed suit, with the Canadian ...

Is A Global Recession Looming?
By TradingBanks - Aug 27, 2015

The global economy was weak even before the recent commodity and stock-market crash. However, the recent reports from China, Japan and Europe, among other countries, imply that there is a sharper ...

Lance Roberts
China Syndrome And The Market Crash  
By Lance Roberts - Aug 27, 2015

I spent a few minutes with my friends Melissa Wilson and Tom Zizka at Fox 26 Houston earlier this week discussing the issues surrounding the crash in the Dow on Monday and what investors should be ...

Technical Trading
Daily FX And Dow Jones Levels: August 27, 2015
By Technical Trading - Aug 27, 2015

EUR/USD Today’s support: - 1.1306 and 1.1283(main), where correction is possible. Break would give 1.1254, where correction also may be. Then follows 1.1238. Break of the latter would result in ...

Jeremy Cook
China Bounces As Stimulus Continues
By Jeremy Cook - Aug 27, 2015

Markets calm as stimulus calms nerves It’s been a relatively subdued day during Asia as the China crisis seems to have receded for now. The yuan was set at a fresh four-year low today at the ...

Danske Markets
ECB Preview: Dovish And Slightly Worried  
By Danske Markets - Aug 27, 2015

Main focus on the drop in 5Y5Y inflation expectations that are again far below the ECB's 2%-target The lower oil price and stronger EUR are threatening the ECB's outlook for higher inflation Core ...

Danske Markets
Danske Daily - 27 August 2015  
By Danske Markets - Aug 27, 2015

Market Movers Focus continues to be on the Emerging Markets rout and moves in the oil price. Tentative signs of stabilisation have emerged but uncertainty is still high. Euro area money and credit ...

Danske Markets
Take Profit On Short GBP/USD  
By Danske Markets - Aug 27, 2015

Short term downside potential limited with FED postponed to December. Strategically, we remain bearish on GBP/USD on a 3 to 6 month's horizon. Tactically, GBP/USD is oversold and we take an early ...

Danske Markets
What Now? - Policy Responses And Market Implications  
By Danske Markets - Aug 27, 2015

1. Financial collapse in China but no hard landing (slides 3-5). 2. Demand, policy response set to support oil prices in Q4 (slides 7-10). 3. Fed hike postponed but shocks not enough to derail ...

Sober Look
Daily Shot: U.S. Economy Shows Gumption
By Sober Look - Aug 27, 2015

The US economy is showing signs of resilience. Here's the latest: The US durable goods report was surprisingly strong. Scotiabank, Capital Economics, and others point out that CAPEX seems to be ...

Craig Erlam
Data And Fed Speeches Puts Focus On The U.S.
By Craig Erlam - Aug 27, 2015

After a very volatile and worrying start to the week for the markets, they finally appear to be finding their feet thanks in large part to the stimulus efforts from the People’s Bank of China ...