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Kathy Lien
ECB Hits EUR As U.S. GDP Piles On
By Kathy Lien - Nov 07, 2013 1

The European Central Bank killed any chance of a euro rally today after they slashed interest rates by 25bp to 0.25% and extended their fixed rate allotment to 2015. The market was caught completely ...

James Picerno
Q3 GDP Delivers An Upside Surprise
By James Picerno - Nov 07, 2013

The US economy picked up speed in the third quarter, or so today’s initial estimate of Q3 GDP shows. The economy expanded by 2.8% in the three months through September vs. the previous quarter, based ...

Doug Short
A Close Look At U.S. Employment
By Doug Short - Nov 07, 2013

The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report was released this morning for last week. The 336,000 new claims number was a 9,000 decline from the previous week's 345,000 (an upward revision from ...

Saxo Bank
Daily Briefing – A Busy Day Expected
By Saxo Bank - Nov 07, 2013

CurrenciesA busy day expected within the currency markets today with Spanish & French Bond auctions this morning followed by the BOE’s rate setting meeting @ 12.00, ECB’s @ 12:45 &...

James Chen
Nikkei Drops Back Ahead Of US Jobs Data
By James Chen - Nov 07, 2013

Today's (November 7th) trading session saw the Nikkei index slip back after two days of growth. Investors were cautious ahead of the release of the latest jobs data from the US, which usually has an ...

Danske Markets
Tap Auction In SGBi3108‏   
By Danske Markets - Nov 07, 2013

Time for real rate bond auction again. This time it is the bond SGBi3108, 2022-06-01, that will be tapped by SEK1bn. Since the last auction in early October, the real bond curve has flattened ...

Michael Lombardi
Municipal Debt Crisis Far From Over
By Michael Lombardi - Nov 07, 2013

We have seen cities like Detroit and others in California tell their municipal bonds investors, “Sorry, we can’t pay you.” The reason behind this? Their budget deficit was out of control, they reached...

Binary Options Strategy
Dow Sets Record, But Asia Falls
By Binary Options Strategy - Nov 07, 2013

U.S. markets were mostly higher yesterday as the Dow Jones set another record close. There is a lot of optimism among investors that the Federal Reserve would continue to buy bonds at its tremendous ...