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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:

The Kiwi melts up after the RBNZ left rates unchanged

News by Newsroom on 00:44 EST June 22, 2017
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) left te cash rate unchanged at 1.75% as expected and delivered a neutral policy bias, indicating that interest rates are likely to remain on hold for “a considerable period” on Thursday.

Sterling sharply lower as BoE Carney dismisses a rate hike

News by Allie Longford on 10:15 EST June 20, 2017
The British pound takes a dive on Tuesday after BoE Governor Mark Carney dampened expectations for a rate hike saying it's not the time yet.

The golden fibonacci ratio is just an inch away on the S&P500

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 16:48 EST June 19, 2017
The benchmark index for the main US 500 American companies is about to reach an important level just a few points above the 2,500 mark a round figure that is also important on its own.

Housing starts, further evidence of a weakening economy

News by Newsroom on 08:55 EST June 16, 2017
After a very disappointing retail sales report released earlier this week a new red light appears on the dashboard of the US economy.

Bank of England divided on holding interest rates at historic low

News by Allie Longford on 08:43 EST June 15, 2017
Rising inflation presently at 2.9% annual widened the divide at Bank of England on Thursday as three members voted to hike interest rates.

Very weak retail sales send stocks higher

News by Allie Longford on 09:14 EST June 14, 2017
Still in the new normal phase where bad news is good news.

Monday blues for US stocks

News by Allie Longford on 09:43 EST June 12, 2017
As implied by futures on Monday night the main US indices start the week with further loses.


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