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Spread Betting
The Euro Continues To Strengthen
By Spread Betting  - Oct 28, 2013

Europe – Further strengthening of the euroThe euro enjoyed strong gains again this week, strengthening to around $1.38 against the dollar and to over 85p against the sterling. On a ...

Yen Weakens As Risk Appetite In Asia Returns
By ActionForex - Oct 28, 2013

Asian equities opened the week higher following the record close in S&P 500 last week. The Nikkei was also lifted by BoJ governor Iwata's reiteration on the pledge on easing policy. Iwata noted ...

Saxo Bank
Italian Conf., UK Retail Data, US Ind. Prod.
By Saxo Bank - Oct 28, 2013

Monday is a slow day for economic updates, but the short list of numbers scheduled for release will tell us a lot. The reports begin with fresh data on business confidence in Italy, followed by the ...

John Aziz
Can The Fed Taper?
By John Aziz - Oct 28, 2013

Back in June, I correctly noted that it was severely unlikely that the Federal Reserve would taper its asset buying programs in September. I based this projection on the macroeconomic indicators on ...

Ed Yardeni
Thoughts On The Knowledge-Based Economy
By Ed Yardeni - Oct 28, 2013

During the second half of the previous century, the US economy evolved from manufacturing to services. Since 1950, payroll employment in services increased 90 million to a record 117.6 million during...