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Emerging Market Tail Risks Are Rising
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 - Apr 17, 2014
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As the events in Eastern Ukraine unfold, Ambrose Evans-Pritchard wrote about the risks of a an American-Russian confrontation:The United States has constructed a financial neutron bomb. For the past ...

 
Lackluster Eurozone Recovery
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 - Apr 17, 2014

There aren’t too many upside economic surprises in the Eurozone. In fact, one needs a magnifying glass to see the economic recovery since last summer over there. The region’s industrial production ...

 
Prepared For Rare 4-Day Weekend?
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 - Apr 16, 2014

Treasury managers across the planet for multinational corporations are scurrying about this week in preparation for an event that rarely happens during the year -- a four-day holiday weekend. It is ...

 
8 Disturbing Charts
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 - Apr 16, 2014

I find the following charts to be disturbing. These charts would be disturbing at any point in the economic cycle; that they (on average) depict such a tenuous situation now – 58 months after the ...

 
US To Foreign Officials: 'Stop Buying US Treasuries'
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 - Apr 16, 2014

Cassandras warn that the foreign appetite for US debt is satiated and wonder who is going to buy US Treasuries when the Federal Reserve stops. Not only are US officials not concerned about this, but ...

 
Searching For Banking Regulation’s Godiva
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 - Apr 16, 2014

The Federal Reserve is mulling a new set of tougher banking rules to boost the odds that the financial system will remain sufficiently liquid when the next crisis strikes. It’s a worthy goal, ...

 
Daily Insight
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 - Apr 16, 2014

MARKET SNAPSHOT:   ASIA ROUNDUP:  Chinese GDP up 7.4% m/m but has slowed down compared to this time last year of 7.7%; Industrial production fell short at 8.8% vs 9.1% expected; Fixed Asset ...

 
Daily FX, Dow Jones Levels: April 16, 2014
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 - Apr 16, 2014

EUR/USD Today’s support: - 1.3788(main), where correction is possible. Break would give 1.3764, where correction also may be. Then follows 1.3747. Break of the latter would result in 1.3731. If...

 
Ahead Of Yellen's Speech  
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 - Apr 16, 2014

Market movers today Focus continues to be on the developments in Ukraine after authorities in Kiev announced the start of an 'anti-terrorist operation' against pro-Russian separatists. In Europe ...

 
Anarchy In New York, Taxicabs Suddenly Vanish
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 - Apr 16, 2014

Allow me to share an investment insight I recently received from self-made millionaire, Chris Camillo. Chris is the bestselling author who turned $20,000 into $4 million straight through the Financial...

 
China Growth Slows, UK Employment Grows
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 - Apr 16, 2014

The US dollar is firmer against the yen and dollar-bloc currencies, but is weaker against the euro and especially, sterling. Sterling has been lifted by an unexpected decline in the unemployment rate ...

 
European Markets Trading Higher After The Chinese Data
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 - Apr 16, 2014

European markets are trading firmly higher this morning after the strong finish on Wall Street. The US session was once again full with whipsaws, but managed to recover all the losses during the ...

 
USD Gains On Ukraine Tension
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 - Apr 16, 2014

Currencies The EUR continued its drop against the USD and reached its new low at 1.3807. The single currency fell as Mario Draghi stated during the weekend that the appreciation of the euro may ...

 
UK Jobs Report, US Housing Starts, US Output
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 - Apr 16, 2014

• British economy to stay on bullish track• US housing market to remain sluggish• Mild uptick seen for US industrial production The crowd will focus on today’s labour market ...

 
An Investor's Guide To The Economy: Charts Tell The Story
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 - Apr 16, 2014

I have written extensively about the data behind the headline media reports. I have also discussed the importance of the relationship between the underlying data trends relative to broader ...

 
Has US Inflation Bottomed?
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 - Apr 16, 2014

Some analysts are beginning to suggest that inflation in the Unites States may have bottomed. As discussed earlier this year, US inflation indicators were pointing to the lowest rate since 2009. Are ...

 
A Long Term Look At Inflation
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 - Apr 16, 2014

The April Consumer Price Index for Urban Consumers (CPI-U) released yesterday morning puts the March year-over-year inflation rate at 1.51%, which is well below the 3.88% average since the end of the ...