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Ashraf Laidi
No Fed Hike If Oil Stays Below $50
By Ashraf Laidi - Jul 30, 2015

We assert that it will be impossible for the Fed to raise rates this year if U.S. crude oil remains below $48.00 -- even if the next nonfarm payrolls come in between 200K and 300K. The October-March ...

Phil’s Stock World
GDPThursday: Nothing To Get Excited About
By Phil’s Stock World - Jul 30, 2015

I certainly don't remember any economic reports in April, May or June that make me think it's a huge winner but Q1 was -0.2% and the S&P 500 has climbed from 2,060 on April 1 to 2,125 (3.1%) on ...

IFC Markets
USD Up As Fed Says Labor And Housing Markets Are Improving
By IFC Markets - Jul 30, 2015

US stocks ended higher on Wednesday as Federal Reserve left the rates unchanged and stated the US economy continued to strengthen. The US dollar strengthened, with the ICE US dollar index, a measure ...

The National Bank of Canada
FX Daily Update
By The National Bank of Canada - Jul 30, 2015

The statement released by the U.S. Federal Reserve yesterday following two days of FOMC meetings resulted in a key rate that was unchanged and an appreciation that the institution is positive about ...

Craig Erlam
U.S. GDP Key After Lackluster First Quarter
By Craig Erlam - Jul 30, 2015

With the Federal Reserve opting to remain coy on Wednesday, investors once again find themselves studying the economic data and trying to determine whether it satisfies policy makers requirements in ...

Wall Street Daily
Winners From The Anthem-Cigna Mega Deal
By Wall Street Daily - Jul 30, 2015

Almost a year in the making, healthcare insurance giants Anthem (NYSE:ANTM) and Cigna (NYSE:CI) have finally struck a deal. And what a deal, too. Anthem will acquire Cigna for a whopping $48 billion. ...

Swissquote Bank Ltd
Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged, Swiss KoF Improves
By Swissquote Bank Ltd - Jul 30, 2015

Fed leaves rates unchanged: Yesterday at the FOMC meeting, the Fed did not make any changes concerning its monetary policy. The interest rates remain unchanged at 0.25%. Yet, what was more expected ...

Swissquote Bank Ltd
FOMC Statement Boosts USD
By Swissquote Bank Ltd - Jul 30, 2015

Market Brief USD continues to find buyers post-FOMC meeting. The Feds accompanying statement was encouraging for US hawks as the committee upgraded its view of the housing and labor markets. However, ...

Marshall Gittler
EUR/USD Breaks Below 1.1020 Post-FOMC
By Marshall Gittler - Jul 30, 2015

• Fed makes a subtle point to keep September rate hike possibilities open The dollar initially fell following the release of the statement following the FOMC meeting. Although the discussion of ...

Danske Markets
Danske Daily - 30 July 2015
By Danske Markets - Jul 30, 2015

Market Movers In the US the first estimate for Q2 GDP is expected to show an annualised increase to 2.5% q/q from -0.2% q/q in Q1. Consumer spending is likely to have been a major positive contributor...

Technical Trading
Daily FX And Dow Jones Levels: July 30, 2015
By Technical Trading - Jul 30, 2015

EUR/USD Today’s support: - 1.0958 and 1.0934(main), where correction is possible. Break would give 1.0893, where correction also may be. Then follows 1.0867. Break of the latter would result in ...

Jeremy Cook
No Alarms And No Surprises Please
By Jeremy Cook - Jul 30, 2015

Steady as she goes Last night’s Federal Reserve meeting was a lesson in expectation management, keeping the market guessing as to when the Fed will divert monetary policy from its current ...