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The Four Totally Bad Bears In US Market History: New Update
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 - Apr 23, 2014

Note from dshort: At the request of The Advisory Group in San Francisco, here's updated comparison of four major cyclical bear markets. The numbers are through April 21st close. This chart series ...

 
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Composite: Major Bounce From Last Month
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 - Apr 23, 2014

As a resident of the Fifth District, this is a regional manufacturing index I pay close attention to. The Fifth District includes Virginia, Maryland, the Carolinas, the District of Columbia and most ...

 
Is Slow Growth Bullish?
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 - Apr 23, 2014

I’ve previously made the case for a secular bull market in stocks on the premise that subpar economic growth in the US and around the world reduces the likelihood of a recession. That’s because slow ...

 
Yet Another Mediocre Housing Data Point
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 - Apr 23, 2014

The National Association of Retailers released its existing home sales data for March yesterday.  The number continued to confirm softness in housing markets.  In March, existing homes were sold at a ...

 
Further Congestion Trading, Dollar Restricted
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 - Apr 23, 2014

While we did get some modest moves yesterday they weren’t quite as firm as I had wanted to see. While one or two of the Europeans have a structure that could trigger firmer moves there are also ...

 
Q1 Weakness Not Just A "Weather Report"
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 - Apr 22, 2014

There has been much "hope" by mainstream economists that the slowdown in economic growth in the first quarter of this year was simply due to the blast of inclement weather that shuttered production ...

 
Ahead Of Wednesday's Data
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 - Apr 22, 2014

The euro firmed as European participants returned from the long holiday weekend. However, the market lacked much enthusiasm and the euro ran out of steam ahead of Monday's high near $1.3830 and has ...

 
Is US Inflation Headed Higher?
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 - Apr 22, 2014

Has the slow decline in the pace of consumer price inflation in the US hit bottom? If so, is that good news for the economy? A cautious “yes” applies in both cases, albeit with the usual caveats. ...

 
Daily Forex And Dow Jones Recommended Levels: April 22, 2014
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 - Apr 22, 2014

EUR/USDToday’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 a...

 
US Easter Data Wrap: US Leading Indicators Surge In March
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 - Apr 22, 2014

Traders may have kicked back during the Easter break but the holiday offered its fair share of economic data nonetheless. Not least, the US was active during the Easter break, with several interesting...

 
US Store & Home Sales, EU Consumer Confidence
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 - Apr 22, 2014

• US chain stores' sales may rebound in April• Positive thinking expected from European consumers• Consensus sees dip in US home sales for March Tuesday is a relatively quiet day for ...

 
Moyes, Noise And Signals From The Capital Markets
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 - Apr 22, 2014

The dismissal of Manchester United’s manager David Moyes is getting more attention today than the global capital markets where trillions of dollars are exchanging hands every day. It is a ...

 
AUD/USD Breaks Out Of Bullish Wedge
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 - Apr 22, 2014

ASIA ROUNDUP: The Aussie benefited the most today following today's positive 'Leading Index' release, coming in at 0.3% and the 6th consecutive positive reading. AUD/JPY saw an intraday 8-day high ...

 
Expect Euro Zone Inflation To Stay Below 1% Until Mid 2015  
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 - Apr 22, 2014

Inflation outlook Euro inflation declined to a new cycle low of 0.5% in March. This is the lowest rate of inflation in more than four years and far below the ECB’s 2% target. In the coming ...

 
Danske Daily: Focus Returns To Ukraine Crisis  
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 - Apr 22, 2014

Focus will be on the situation in Ukraine again after the international agreement to avert wider conflict in Ukraine faltered on Monday. Today US Vice President Joe Biden meets with Ukrainian Acting ...

 
Is Dollar Rebound A Correction Or Trend Change?
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 - Apr 22, 2014

Talking Points: US Dollar: Is the Rebound a Correction or a Trend Change? S&P 500 Hits Two-Week High But Fails to Pierce Resistance Crude Oil Sinks to Support Above $103, Gold Eyes April Low US DOLLAR...

 
European Markets Trading Higher After A Long Break
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 - Apr 22, 2014

Traders in Europe surely need to catch up with the bulls who are on the other side of the Atlantic. The US markets have ignored any geopolitical concerns so far, and the last week was the best week ...