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US Futures Lower Ahead Of Unemployment Data
By Avatrade - Apr 23, 2015

Daily Briefing Currencies EUR/USD: The pair has formed a symmetrical triangle pattern on a 30 minute time frame. The next resistance is at 1.108 and the support is at 1.0520. USD/JPY: The pair is...

Swiss Franc Tumbled On SNB, Sterling Firm
By ActionForex - Apr 23, 2015

Sterling remains the strongest major currency this week, maintaining the gains inspired by the BoE minutes released yesterday. Meanwhile, dollar is mildly firmer after stronger than expected housing...

Danske Markets
Danske Daily - 23 April 2015   
By Danske Markets - Apr 23, 2015

Market movers today For the euro area we expect PMIs to continue to trend upwards, signalling stronger economic activity. For PMI manufacturing, the order-inventory balance strengthened in March and...

Cullen Roche
Secular Stagnation Or Low, Stable Growth?
By Cullen Roche - Apr 23, 2015

The debate over secular stagnation is all the rage today, but I want to throw out another potential option – the golden era of low and stable growth. If we look at the growth in the US economy ...

Craig Erlam
EZ PMIs And UK Borrowing In Focus
By Craig Erlam - Apr 23, 2015

European futures are pointing to a slightly more positive start to the trading session on Thursday as attention shifts briefly away from the Greek bailout saga to a number of key economic data ...

Scott Krisiloff
Chipotle 1Q15 Earnings Call Notes
By Scott Krisiloff - Apr 23, 2015

47% EPS growth on 20% revenue growth “During the quarter we generated revenue of nearly $1.1 billion, an increase of 20% on comparable restaurant sales growth of 10.4% and the opening of 49 ...

Paul Nathan
Monetary Theory: It's Elementary
By Paul Nathan - Apr 23, 2015

There is a lot of confusion about the Fed, its interest-rate policy and the tools the Fed has at its disposal to create money and inflation. In other words, the tools to increase or decrease the money...

Flash Crash Revisionism
By AllAboutAlpha  - Apr 23, 2015

So now there’s a new theory about the “flash crash” of 2010. I thought we had this one straightened out. It has passed out of the realm of journalists, into that of historians. It ...

Doug Short
Four Bad Bears: Some Comments From Bob Bronson
By Doug Short - Apr 23, 2015

Earlier today I received an email from my friend Bob Bronson of Bronson Capital Markets Research. Bob offered some comments on the latest update in my periodic overview of bear market recoveries. He...

Michael Ashton
Whither (Wither?) Profits
By Michael Ashton - Apr 23, 2015

Surprisingly, markets are treading water here. The dollar, interest rates, and stocks are all oscillating in a narrow range. In some ways, this is surprising. It does not shock me that interest rates ...

Gary Christenson
Twilight-Zone Economics
By Gary Christenson - Apr 22, 2015 1

Assume you have annual income of $60,000 and credit card debt of $10,000. No problem. Assume you have the same income but credit card debt of $360,000. Big problem! The US government has annual income...