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Opening the window and throwing bank notes onto the street appear a better investment idea

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 11:29 EST May 18, 2018
The dollar is strong against all major currencies.

Still awaiting for a sell signal

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 12:36 EST May 17, 2018
I reported on my previous technical analysis for the Standard and Poors 500 index more than a month ago I expected tail winds for the index after bouncing from support.

Dollar weak after U.S. March retail sales data

News by Allie Longford on 08:59 EST April 16, 2018
The dollar remained at lower levels against a basket of currencies on Monday as US retail sales in March rose after three previous months of declines but failed to dissipate worries about economic growth cooling.

Pound slides after UK factory output drops in February for first time in almost a year

News by Newsroom on 05:44 EST April 11, 2018
British manufacturing output fell unexpectedly in February, its first drop in almost a year, according to official figures adding to the mounting evidence that the economy may have slowed in the first quarter.

Retail traders shooting theirselves on the foot

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 03:06 EST April 10, 2018
EURUSD is holding above major support at 1.21 provided by both a multi year long term moving average an an ascending trendline that has not been broken for almost one and a half years.

Standard and Poors 500 technical analysis, calm before the storm

News by Simon Kazinsky on 10:46 EST April 09, 2018
The Standard and Poors 500 index is refusing to drop below the 2,600 mark.

Tariffs on steel, a further sign of global overcapacity

News by Newsroom on 02:51 EST March 07, 2018
Funny how war doldrums come and go in the US in an orderly fashion.

Another central bank rises its key rate

News by Newsroom on 10:23 EST January 17, 2018
The Bank of Canada hiked overnight rates by a +25 bps to +1.25% on Wednesday on the back of robust employment data and a pickup in inflation.

Why the bitcoin mania is a blinding red flashing light signaling the end of a grand cycle

News by Allie Longford on 13:45 EST January 16, 2018
Airtime, articles and endless gigabytes are being dedicated to Bitcoin and all its siblings in the cryptosphere over the last few months.

Chickens come home to roost. UK House prices falling sharply in December

News by Allie Longford on 08:06 EST January 08, 2018
Macro factors, Brexit and the UK government war on the private rental sector start to take a toll on UK house prices.

Non Farm Payrolls misses expectation by a big margin

News by Newsroom on 09:01 EST January 05, 2018
The US economy added 148,000 jobs in December.

Dollar ends the year on the wrong foot

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 10:57 EST December 29, 2017
The dollar is about to give in its major long term support against the Euro as 2017 comes to an end.

British banks can endure shocks BoE says (despite half of them being on government support)

News by Allie Longford on 05:33 EST November 28, 2017
Britain's largest banks can withstand a series of economic shocks, including a no-deal Brexit scneario, the Bank of England said Tuesday.

Draghi not convinced inflation is picking up

News by Allie Longford on 10:59 EST November 20, 2017
Draghi testified on the European Systemic Risk Board before the European Parliament Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, in Brussels on Monday afternoon.

Euro lower as the end of the Merkel era looms in the horizon

News by Allie Longford on 09:42 EST November 20, 2017
The Euro trades slightly lower against most of its counterparts at the beginning of the week as trouble emerges in Germany.

UK employment fell by most in more than two years and wages lag inflation

News by Newsroom on 05:06 EST November 15, 2017
UK employment fell in the third quarter to 32 million people, down by 14,000 from the previous quarter.

Inflation to emerge soon as producer prices surge most in six years

News by Newsroom on 09:43 EST November 14, 2017
U.S. producer prices rose more than anticipated in October, driven mainly by a surge in the cost of services, leading to the biggest annual increase in wholesale inflation in nearly 6 years.

China’s Economy slows as retail, factories and investment fade

News by Newsroom on 23:05 EST November 13, 2017
China’s industrial output was soft last month, while fixed asset investment and retail sales grew at a lower pace than anticipated, suggesting the economy may be loosing some steam at the end of the year as the government tries to reduce debt risks.

Euro zone retail sales at its fastest growth in 2 years

News by Newsroom on 09:34 EST November 07, 2017
Clothes and furniture boost euro zone retail sales in September despite a fall in motor fuel sales, pointing to rising domestic demand as the economy gathers pace.

The pound is ready to dive once again

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 09:52 EST November 06, 2017
The pound remains weak against most of its major counterparts and certainly versus both the US dollar and the Euro.

Australian dollar poised for another wave down

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 21:08 EST November 05, 2017
The dollar continues to show signs of strength across the board and it appears on the verge of starting another leg up.

US business investment showing best gain in 14 months

News by Newsroom on 11:11 EST November 03, 2017
US factory orders up 1.4 percent in September, with business investment showing best gain in 14 months.

US non-farm payroll much worse than anticipated and wages shrink

News by Newsroom on 08:55 EST November 03, 2017
The U.S. economy added 261,000 jobs last month.

Retail sales in Australia at its weakest period in seven years

News by Newsroom on 22:54 EST November 02, 2017
Australian Bureau of Statistics Thursday's data showed retail sales were flat in September, a big surprise to analysts that had expected a bounce of 0.4 percent following an abrupt decline in August.

Big news but quiet markets aside of the pound weakness

News by Allie Longford on 15:35 EST November 02, 2017
Quiet day in terms of overall volability, these are the latest prices and moves for EURUSD, SPX, Gold and other major currencies and indices.

EURUSD ready to resume its long term decline

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 14:14 EST Octuber 24, 2017
EURUSD is giving signs that it can't break and hold above 1.20 as had been anticipated.

Standard and Poors 500 touches a multi year fibonacci ratio

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 14:26 EST September 18, 2017
It has finally made it.

UK unable to grow despite stimulus and a sinking pound

News by Allie Longford on 05:44 EST July 26, 2017
The latest GDP figures released on Wednesday by the ONS indicate the UK remains unable to grow in a significant manner.

Trump continues to take credit for the stock market bonanza

News by Allie Longford on 18:13 EST July 16, 2017
The 45th US president arrived to the White House last year mastering different skills.

FED Yellen: Not another financial crisis in 'our lifetimes'

News by Allie Longford on 10:02 EST June 28, 2017
Probably marking the top, Yellen said at an event yesterday in London:


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