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Lance Roberts
Is Housing Set To Lift Off?
By Lance Roberts - Feb 18, 2014 1

I have read several articles as of late suggesting that the housing recovery is likely to regain its footing in 2014 supporting further economic growth.  Gene Epstein penned the following for ...

T. Marc Schober
U.S. Farmland: What's Ahead?
By T. Marc Schober - Feb 18, 2014

Confidence in Farmland Values Remains Strong Farmland values set new records in 2013 following another year of increases in the Tenth Federal District. Continuing with the trend of the past few years,...

BoJ Maintains Asset Purchases
By Spreadex  - Feb 18, 2014

AM Analysis Bank of Japan maintains its asset purchasing program Asian stocks traded higher overnight after the Bank of Japan maintained its asset purchasing program. The Bank of Japan boosted lending...

Doug Short
Empire State: A Look At Manufacturing
By Doug Short - Feb 18, 2014

This morning we got the latest Empire State Manufacturing Survey. The diffusion index for General Business Conditions disappointed expectations, posting a reading of 4.48, down from 12.51 last month. ...

IFC Markets
Reserve Bank Of Australia Keeps Interest Rate At 2.5%
By IFC Markets - Feb 18, 2014

The Japanese yen demonstrated attenuation (growth on the chart) after the Bank of Japan left the basic parameters of its emission of monetary policy without change. In particular, it confirmed the ...

James Picerno
US Housing Starts: January 2014 Preview
By James Picerno - Feb 18, 2014

Housing starts are expected to total 997,000 in tomorrow’s update for January, based on The Capital Spectator’s median econometric forecast (seasonally adjusted annual rate). The projection ...

US Futures Are Trading Lower Ahead Of Economic Data
By Avatrade - Feb 18, 2014

Currencies EUR/USD: The pair is trading above its upward trend line on a 30 minute time frame. The next resistance is at 1.3737 and the support is near the 1.3549. USD/JPY: The pair fell from its ...

Yen Tumbles After BoJ Policy Announcement
By FxNet - Feb 18, 2014

Asian SessionThe yen tumbled against major counterparts after the announcement from the Bank of Japan that monetary policy and economic assessment will be left unchanged. The Bank also extended and ...

Danske Markets
Danske Daily: Markets Eye UK CPI    
By Danske Markets - Feb 18, 2014

Market movers today In the data calendar the main events are the ZEW indicator in Germany, CPI in the UK, and the NAHB housing market index and Empire. In line with our expectations for the PMIs on ...

Kristina Leonova
Market Gets A Boost On News From Japan
By Kristina Leonova - Feb 18, 2014

The first trading day of the week was affected by lowered activity on the stock platforms due to the bank holiday in the United States.This morning, interesting news came from the Bank of Japan, as it...

Binary Options Strategy
US Economy: You Want the Good News Or The Bad News?
By Binary Options Strategy - Feb 18, 2014

We’ve got some good news and we got some bad news. Seems to have become the story of the U.S. economic recovery. The good news is that Washington managed to pass the debt ceiling law which takes the ...