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Market Overview

Lance Roberts
Don't Fear The Fed
By Lance Roberts - Aug 21, 2014

Nothing To Fear From Fed Rate Increase There is an overwhelming consensus of opinion that the markets, and the majority of mainstream commentators, that when the Fed begins raising rates that it is a ...

David Kotok
Cash Redeployment
By David Kotok - Aug 21, 2014

Cash reserves have been pared back and monies have been redeployed into exchange-traded fund (ETF) strategies. There are several reasons. What this means is that the two largest central banks in the ...

Marc Chandler
Emerging Markets: Much Has Changed
By Marc Chandler - Aug 21, 2014

The Brazilian elections were sent into a spin with the death of Campos The Russian central bank once again changed its FX policy mechanism, moving closer to a free-floating exchange rate and inflation...

Mitchell Clark
Jumping On The Risk Bandwagon? Think Again
By Mitchell Clark - Aug 21, 2014

The stock market has an underlying strength to it, seemingly only to be undone by geopolitical events. Fed action always has the potential to shock the system. Negative economic news isn’t fazing this...

Easy Forex
USD Continues Bullish Trend Against Yen
By Easy Forex - Aug 21, 2014

Currencies The euro crashed yesterday against the dollar at 1.3245, the lowest point since September. Today the European Manufacturing and Services PMI will be announced and are expected to be at ...

Marshall Gittler
Dollar Gains Following Fed Minutes
By Marshall Gittler - Aug 21, 2014

FOMC to Market: Get Ready, Cause Here We Come The dollar gained across the board (again!) after the minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)’s latest meeting showed that the hawks ...

Danske Markets
UK Markit PMI Expected To Stay Flat   
By Danske Markets - Aug 21, 2014

Market movers todayToday's Flash PMIs in Germany, France and the euro area will give more clues about the slowdown in the euro area. For the euro area we look for a slight rise in manufacturing PMI ...

Saxo Bank
FOMC Minutes: Cherry Picking For Hawks And Doves
By Saxo Bank - Aug 21, 2014

"Cherry Picking is defined by the Oxford dictionary as "Selectively choosing (the most beneficial or profitable items, opportunities etc.) from what is available".The minutes are out and the cherries ...

GBP/USD Nears 4-Month Low Around 1.6600
By FxNet - Aug 21, 2014

EUR/USD continued to spiral down as more problems emerged as German inflation data missed expectations which should push the ECB into action. The euro is trading at 1.3285 down by 35 points today. ...