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Market Overview

European Stocks Rise, Mirroring Asian Markets
By Avatrade - Jun 17, 2013

CurrenciesEUR/USD- the pair in a sideways pattern on a 30 minute time frame as predicted. The tug of war is between the bulls and bears, and the bias could be to the downside for theshort ...

Marc Chandler
Fed And Flash PMIs Dominate The Week Ahead
By Marc Chandler - Jun 17, 2013

The Federal Reserve meeting that concludes Wednesday is the most important event of the week. There are now few participants, if any, that expect the Fed to reduce its long-term asset purchases now or...

Sober Look
China's Economy: New Warning Signs
By Sober Look - Jun 17, 2013

China's consumer confidence declined sharply in May to 99.0 from 103.7 in April. Household spending in China represents only about 35% of the GDP (according to the World Bank), while the U.S. consumer...

Kristina Leonova
Dollar Loses Momentum
By Kristina Leonova - Jun 17, 2013

On Monday, the Japanese Yen held a near two-month high against the Dollar and the Euro in the early Asian session, amid market hysteria and confusion over when and how the U.S. Federal Reserve (FED) ...

Marc Chandler
ECB Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanism
By Marc Chandler - Jun 17, 2013

A couple of weeks ago, we posted a graph that depicted the transmission mechanism of US monetary policy. We follow up that with a Great Graphic of how the ECB understands the transmission mechanism of...