Market Overview

Will-They-Or-Won’t-They Economics
By Alvexo - Sep 02, 2015

Much has been made of the rising tide of volatility consuming financial markets. One needs look no further than oil prices to witness the sheer scale of intraday momentum swings to understand the ...

China’s Slowdown And Its Global Impact
By TradingBanks - Sep 02, 2015

The slowing down of the Chinese industry is not a problem that concerns the Asian country alone. Several countries, especially those which acted as suppliers of raw materials, that somehow became ...

IFC Markets
Weak Chinese Data Prompt Global Market Selloff
By IFC Markets - Sep 02, 2015

Global stock markets were hit with another wave of selloff on Tuesday. US stocks fell on fears China’s economic growth will slow down sharply after data showed manufacturing activity in August ...

The National Bank of Canada
FX Daily Update
By The National Bank of Canada - Sep 02, 2015

Uncertain times in CanadaNot surprisingly, Statistics Canada confirmed that the country was in a technical recession yesterday, meaning that all is not totally doom and gloom, particularly the gains ...

Swissquote Bank Ltd
BCB In Spotlight, Weak PMIs From UK
By Swissquote Bank Ltd - Sep 02, 2015

Forex News and Events BCB to release interest rate decision Later this evening the BCB will release it interest rate decision. According to the latest survey, market participants expect the Selic rate...

Jay Hawk
Market Turmoil? Blame The U.S. Dollar
By Jay Hawk - Sep 02, 2015

Volatility rocked the world’s markets last week. Everyone had an opinion as to why the boat was rocking, but no one got into the water to check out the hull of the boat. First, Chinese officials...

Markets Bleed After Weak China Manufacturing  
By OptionsClick - Sep 02, 2015

Asian shares declined for the third consecutive day after weak manufacturing data released in China fueled worries worldwide over diminishing global growth. Signs that China was slowing down could ...

Swissquote Bank Ltd
AUD/USD Hit By Weak GDP Data, Asian Equities Lower
By Swissquote Bank Ltd - Sep 02, 2015

Market Brief Canada’s June GDP surprised to the upside yesterday as it came in at 0.5%m/m versus 0.2% median forecast and -0.2% previous reading while the economy contracted by 0.5% saar during ...

Brenda Jubin
Book Review: DIY Financial Advisor
By Brenda Jubin - Sep 02, 2015

Models beat experts—or, stated more cautiously, models typically beat experts. This is the rallying cry of DIY Financial Advisor: A Simple Solution to Build and Protect Your Wealth (Wiley, 2015)...