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Brenda Jubin
Book Review: Algorithmic Trading
By Brenda Jubin - May 28, 2013

Non-quants need not apply. Although sometimes even mathematically challenged readers can profit from books describing quantitative strategies, I would not recommend Ernest P. Chan’s Algorithmic ...

Mingze Wu
Rising Yields Making BOJ Efforts Harder
By Mingze Wu - May 28, 2013

A Japanese government fiscal advisory panel warned that a failure to improve the nation’s finances could trigger a spike in bond yields that makes central bank easing less effective.Prime ...

Dean Popplewell
Merkel Vows To Avert China Trade Row
By Dean Popplewell - May 28, 2013

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that she’ll work to resolve a European Union trade dispute with China over complaints that the Chinese solar industry is flooding the global market with ...

Dean Popplewell
China Leaders Signal Slowdown Tolerance
By Dean Popplewell - May 28, 2013

China’s President Xi Jinping signaled a tolerance for slower expansion to avoid environmental degradation as policy makers outlined plans for the private sector to take a bigger role in boosting...

Marc Chandler
Primer On Japan (In Four Posts)
By Marc Chandler - May 28, 2013

Over the past few weeks, we have sketched out an alternative narrative about Japan. We see the key problem Japan faces as stemming from surplus savings in the corporate sector. There is little ...

Danske Markets
Danske Daily - 27 May 2013‏   
By Danske Markets - May 27, 2013

Market movers todayECB's Asmussen speaks about Europe's fundamentals this morning. Otherwise, the calendar is very thin.The U.S. and U.K. markets are closed; liquidity will probably be lower than ...

Europe Is Moving Higher, U.K And U.S On Holiday
By Avatrade - May 27, 2013

CurrenciesEUR/USD- the price action was stopped at its resistance zone on a 30 minute time frame. The resistance zone was in last week's analysis. The price is trading above its 50 and 100 day moving ...

Yen Firm After BoJ Minutes
By ActionForex - May 27, 2013

The yen is firm as the week started, as Japanese equities tumbled with Nikkei down over -400 points. The BoJ minutes for the April meeting suggested that while policymakers generally agree asset ...