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Nick Mastrandrea
Asian Contagion...Again?
By Nick Mastrandrea - Jun 25, 2013

As of this writing 5:05 AM EST, here’s what we see: US Dollar –Down at 82.480, the Sept US Dollar is down 153 ticks and is trading at 82.480. Energies – August Oil is up ...

Fed Officials Calmed Markets, China Weighs
By ActionForex - Jun 25, 2013

After dropping as low as 14551 overnight, the DOW staged a recovered and pared back much of the losses to close at 14659, down -139.84. Comments from Fed officials Fisher and Kocherlakota helped eased...

Book Review: Rice On Managed Futures
By AllAboutAlpha  - Jun 25, 2013

At the beginning of June, we ran a review of Bob Rice’s recent book, The Alternative Answer, just out from HarperCollins. That book makes the point that managed futures constitute an important asset ...

Doug Short
Understanding The CFNAI Components
By Doug Short - Jun 25, 2013

The Chicago Fed's National Activity Index, which I reported on earlier today, is based on 85 economic indicators drawn from four broad categories of data:Production and IncomeEmployment, Unemployment ...

Stocks And Yields: As Inverse As It Gets
By  - Jun 24, 2013

All of the major stock indexes continue to trade inverse to the 10-year bond yield. When the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury note declines, the major stock indexes will usually rally. This inverse ...

Chris Kimble
These Indicators Point To Global Slowdown
By Chris Kimble - Jun 24, 2013

The Shanghai index broke below 20-year support line (1) in the chart below, attempted to climb back above this new resistance line and looks to have failed at (2). Now the Shanghai index is breaking ...

Marc Chandler
Emerging-Markets: The Week Ahead
By Marc Chandler - Jun 24, 2013

(from my colleagues Dr. Win Thin and Ilan Solot) The Israeli central bank met today and as expected to keep rates steady at 1.25%.Given the turmoil in the global markets right now, we think it makes ...