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Danske Markets
Danske Daily: December 29, 2014  
By Danske Markets - Dec 29, 2014

Market movers today There is little economic data published today. German retail sales are due for release. They are expected to have softened in November following strong growth in October. ...

FIBO Group
Australian dollar up in light trade
By FIBO Group - Dec 29, 2014

The Australian dollar is trading slightly higher today following on from the strong finish of the local sharemarket. At 7.10pm (AEDT) the Aussie dollar is trading at US81.37 cents up from US81.20 ...

Doug Short
ECRI Recession Watch: Weekly Update
By Doug Short - Dec 29, 2014

The Weekly Leading Index (WLI) of the Economic Cycle Research Institute (ECRI) is at 130.9, down from the previous week's 131.1, its lowest level since early November 2013. The WLI annualized growth ...

Charles Hugh Smith
Follow The Income Not The Money
By Charles Hugh Smith - Dec 29, 2014

Lies are no substitute for truth and fantasy is no substitute for reality. Follow the money is a good start--but what matters going forward is income, and most especially, net income and disposable ...

Marc Chandler
6 Key Issues For The Last Week Of 2014
By Marc Chandler - Dec 28, 2014

We identify six key issues for investors in the holiday-shortened week ahead. 1. The recent string of US economic data showed not only an upward revision in Q3 GDP to 5%, but also strong consumption ...

Anthony M. Cherniawski
Weekend Update: December 28, 2014
By Anthony M. Cherniawski - Dec 28, 2014

-- VIXtested weekly mid-Cycle resistance at 15.34 before falling back toward the lows. A Minor Wave 2 low may have been put in. There is still a sense of complacency among investors that may be ...

Yale Bock
2014 Ends On A High, Bring On 2015
By Yale Bock - Dec 28, 2014

As 2014 winds to a close, the year has been interesting for all kinds of reasons. Clearly the most unexpected development in financial markets was the unexpected fall in the price of oil over the back...