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Ed Yardeni
Something Is Off In The Eurozone
By Ed Yardeni - Jul 28, 2014

The UK remains one of the few advanced economies that is advancing at a solid pace. During Q2, real GDP rose 3.1% y/y, the best since Q4-2007. The same can’t be said for the Eurozone. The ...

Steven Hansen
Is The Consumer Failing The Economy?
By Steven Hansen - Jul 27, 2014

Last week my post concentrated on prime interest rates' relationship with the economy - and showed there was a general lack correlation between economic growth and the prime interest rates. With over ...

Saxo Bank
USD Rally Getting Legs With Big Week Ahead
By Saxo Bank - Jul 27, 2014

US dollar rally taking hold Next week's focus on FOMC and NFP Canadian GDP may provide loonie with support And it's almost a wrap! EURUSD was already trading heavy after mildly disappointing ...

Marc Chandler
Great Graphic: G7 GDP
By Marc Chandler - Jul 27, 2014

The UK is typically the first G7 country to report its official estimate of quarterly GDP figures. Today was the day. Growth in Q2 was spot on expectations, matching the 0.8% pace seen in Q1. The US ...

Tommy Humphreys
Is The Smart Money Getting Worried?
By Tommy Humphreys - Jul 27, 2014

In the era of ultra-low put/call ratios and an apparent lack of need for portfolio hedging due to the indefatigable equity uptrend, it has become unusual to see the index put/call ratio spike above ...

Doug Short
Middle Class Wages: A Historical View
By Doug Short - Jul 27, 2014

Here's a perspective on personal income for production and nonsupervisory private employees going back five decades. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has been collecting data on this workforce cohort ...

James Picerno
Housing: The New Risk Factor
By James Picerno - Jul 27, 2014  |  

Housing remains a weak spot for the US economy, as suggested in Thursday’s news of a surprisingly large decline in new home sales for June. The report follows last week’s update on new residential ...

Cris Sheridan
2016's Outlook Is Not Good
By Cris Sheridan - Jul 25, 2014 |   1

The year 2016 will see a number of important events: the US presidential election, the Summer Olympics and, according to a growing number of market analysts, another financial crisis. Why? What’s so ...

Anthony M. Cherniawski
NDX Completes 15 Weeks Straight Up
By Anthony M. Cherniawski - Jul 25, 2014

Volatility S&P 500 found support at its Short-term support at 11.51.It closed above Intermediate-term support at 12.45. The follow-through next week may be very surprising.. SPX’s closes flat this ...

Boris Schlossberg
Euro Hit Again As IFO Misses
By Boris Schlossberg - Jul 25, 2014

Market Drivers for July 25 2014IFO misses sharply EUR/USD drop below 1.3450UK GDP in lineNikkei 1.19% Europe -0.25%Crude Oil $102/bblGold $1294/oz.Europe and Asia:NZD ANZ Business confidence 39.7 vs. ...

Danske Markets
German IFO, Belgium's S&P Review   
By Danske Markets - Jul 25, 2014

Market movers today Late today the EU is set to publish a list of new names of individuals and organisations affected by sanctions due to the Ukraine-Russia conflict. The EU is also set to discuss ...