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RBA On Hold, Fed Yellen Lifted Sentiments
By ActionForex - Apr 01, 2014

The Australian dollar edges mildly higher after RBA left the cash rate unchanged at 2.50% as widely expected. Most importantly, the central bank reiterated that "the most prudent course is likely to ...

Matt Simpson
Marker Review: Indecision, Indecision
By Matt Simpson - Apr 01, 2014

USD: Lady Yellen remained dovish to assure the markets that interest rates wil remain low GBP: M4 Money Supply m/m came in above expectations at 0.7% vs 0.5% forecast, and at the 6-month high mortage...

Marc Chandler
EMU February And March CPI: A Breakdown
By Marc Chandler - Apr 01, 2014

This Great Graphic was created by Eurostat. It shows the breakdown in today's preliminary March CPI reading. The 0.5% represents a new 4-year low. Although the March pace is less than half of the ...

Ed Yardeni
Japan Is Doing It Again
By Ed Yardeni - Apr 01, 2014

There’s a good chance that the Japanese government is about to repeat a rookie mistake that was made back in April 1997, when the sales tax was raised from 3% to 5%. Consumer spending took a dive. ...

Chris Ciovacco
What's With Yellen’s Mixed Message?  
By Chris Ciovacco - Mar 31, 2014

Yellen Continues Down Familiar Path Of Confusion Last week Janet Yellen spooked the markets by hinting an interest rate hike may be coming sooner than many market participants were expecting. Monday, ...

Nicholas Santiago
In Case Of A Collapse, Do This
By Nicholas Santiago - Mar 31, 2014

Nearly every day there is some chatter about a catastrophic financial event taking place. Most of this talk is spread by doom and gloomers, but we know from the past that catastrophic events have ...

Simon Lack
Flash Boys
By Simon Lack - Mar 31, 2014

I eagerly read anything that Michael Lewis writes. He must be one of the most erudite and entertaining writers of our time. From Liar’s Poker on he’s produced books and essays that are ...

All Eyes On Eurozone Inflation Data
By Benzinga  - Mar 31, 2014

The euro was under pressure on Monday after hitting a one month low on Friday following unexpectedly low Spanish and German CPI data. The common currency traded at $1.3747 at 4:50 GMT on Friday ...

Doug Short
NYSE Margin Debt At New Record High
By Doug Short - Mar 31, 2014

Note from dshort: The NYSE has released new data for margin debt, now available through February. I've updated the charts in this commentary to include the latest numbers. The New York Stock Exchange ...

Philippe d'Arvisenet
Inflation Down To 0.5% In March  
By Philippe d'Arvisenet - Mar 31, 2014

■ According to the Flash estimate by Eurostat, the inflation rate in the Eurozone fell to 0.5% in March, a lowest since November 2009 and a new trough in the current inflation cycle (see chart). Note ...