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Marc Chandler
The Emerging-Market Week Ahead
By Marc Chandler - Jul 22, 2013

The most contentious event this week will be the Turkish central bank meeting -- observers still differ on the magnitude of the increase in the overnight lending rate. Hungary should cut rates by 25 ...

Louis Basenese
5 Signs The U.S. Isn’t On Brink Of Collapse
By Louis Basenese - Jul 22, 2013

We’re just one misstep away from another recession!At least, that’s what many in the financial media would like us to believe, with headlines like USA Today’s “U.S. Economy isn’t Yet a Pretty Picture”...

Doug Short
Short Looks At U.S. National Activity
By Doug Short - Jul 22, 2013

According to the Chicago Fed's National Activity Index, June economic activity slightly improved from May, now at -0.13, up from May's -0.29 (an downward revision from -0.30). This is the second ...

James Picerno
Chicago Fed: U.S. Economy Up Slightly In June
By James Picerno - Jul 22, 2013

The U.S. economy posted a slightly stronger pace of growth in June, “led by improvements in production-related indicators,” according to today’s release of the Chicago Fed National Activity Index, a ...

Saxo Bank
Bank Of America Wins The Q2 Battle Of Banks
By Saxo Bank - Jul 22, 2013

Bank of America is victorious among the major US banks with a 22.1 percent Q2 earnings surprise on tight expense control which was rewarded by the market with a two-day excess return relative to the ...

Marc Chandler
Dollar Softens To Start Week
By Marc Chandler - Jul 22, 2013

The US dollar has softened to start the week amid a light news stream. The price action seems to be a continuation of what was seen last week. Expect a consolidative tone for the remainder of the ...

Futures Higher Following Japanese Elections
By Benzinga  - Jul 22, 2013

Futures Higher Following Japanese Elections U.S. equity futures rose in early pre-market trade following a positive result from the Japanese elections for the upper house of Parliament over the ...

James Chen
US Mortgage Litigation Claim Settled By UBS
By James Chen - Jul 22, 2013

Swiss bank UBS (UBS) has reached an agreement with the Federal Housing Finance Agency over claims it mis-sold mortgage investments in the US between 2004 and 2007. UBS revealed that its second ...

FX Recommends
The Current Market Sentiment
By FX Recommends - Jul 22, 2013

The gold breaking above 1300$ with the beginning of this week by this characteristic suggesting that the way done could be over at this time and there can be a way for getting back to 1348$ before ...

Mingze Wu
SNB Affirms 1.20 EUR/CHF Floor
By Mingze Wu - Jul 22, 2013

Swiss National Bank (SNBN) President Thomas Jordan said he has no intention to change or scrap a franc ceiling of 1.20 versus the euro.“We will maintain our current policy for as long as necessary,” ...