Market Overview

Binary Options Strategy
EU Business Activity Loses Momentum
By Binary Options Strategy - Feb 21, 2014

The Eurozone private sector expanded at a slower rate in February. However growth is still close to the EU’s two and one half year high. The slowdown came from France which is causing worries ...

Dr. Jeffrey Lewis
Has China Fooled The World?
By Dr. Jeffrey Lewis - Feb 21, 2014

The Chinese financial system, along with the rest of the emerging market, exist as an extension of “the world is flat monetary policy” on a scale never seen before. It is equally a giant ...

Ed Dolan
Inflation Continues To Run Well Below Target
By Ed Dolan - Feb 21, 2014

Data released this week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that consumer price inflation continues to run well below target. The all-items CPI for urban consumers rose at a seasonally adjusted ...

Danske Markets
EMEA Weekly: Unrest In Ukraine Markey Jitters Spread    
By Danske Markets - Feb 21, 2014

Unrest in Ukraine turns violent It has been a terrible week for Ukraine, as demonstrations this week have turned violent with large numbers of both demonstrators and police killed. This morning's ...

Philippe d'Arvisenet
Tamed Inflation  
By Philippe d'Arvisenet - Feb 21, 2014

Data for January do not change the overall picture of US inflation that is a low rate of inflation that stopped decelerating but still did not start accelerating either.Consumer prices were up 0.1% ...

Ian Copsey
The JPY Pairs Providing The Best Trades?
By Ian Copsey - Feb 21, 2014

The Europeans broadly behaved as expected although not exactly as planned. However, I was always rather wary of what would develop as the recent structural development has been extremely challenging. ...

Dollar Stays Generally Bearish Despite Recovery Claims
By ActionForex - Feb 20, 2014

Outlook in the forex markets are generally unchanged as the weekly close is approaching. European majors stay bullish against dollar and yen in spite of the intra-week pull back. Even the Aussie is ...

Nicholas Santiago
Is This Rally For Real?
By Nicholas Santiago - Feb 20, 2014

Is this a real rally or merely a fake? That's an important question when you're thinking about buying or selling stock. And it can be answered very simply. Focus On The S&P All you need to do is ...

Marc Chandler
Global Markets Show Resilience
By Marc Chandler - Feb 20, 2014

The resilience of the recent trading patterns is remarkable. The euro and sterling have generally trended higher this month. Neither the German Constitutional Court doubts about the legality of OMT, ...

Lance Roberts
Can Consumer Credit Drive Next Boom?
By Lance Roberts - Feb 20, 2014

Just recently the Federal Reserve Bank of New York released its quarterly survey of household debt which showed an increase of $24.1 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013.  My friend Cullen Roche ...

Zacks Investment Research
Indonesia Trumps EM Skeptics
By Zacks Investment Research - Feb 20, 2014

Having proven analysts wrong, Indonesian ETFs – highly vulnerable to the escalated Fed tapering – held up pretty well against the broader emerging-market space to start this year. With a large current...

James Picerno
US Data Dump: Optimists Catch A Break
By James Picerno - Feb 20, 2014

The optimists got a break today. This morning’s economic updates brought encouraging news via initial jobless claims and the flash estimate of Markit’s US Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index ...