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Wall Street soared under Donald Trump, but it’s been a rocky ride

NEW YORK : The last four years have been good for stocks, with the S&P 500 climbing more than 50% and many 401(k) balances looking healthier, as President Donald Trump likes to point out so often. But a look at … Continue reading

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Wall Street | S&P 500 ends lower after US September jobs miss

Oct 8: The S&P 500 ended lower on Friday after data showed weaker jobs growth than expected in September, yet investors still expected the Federal Reserve to begin tapering asset purchases this year. Wall Street‘s three main indexes were mixed … Continue reading

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EUR: Sell The Mystery, Buy The History

One day down from a heavy week of expected hard-hitting data and rate decisions. The forex market continues to chug along, with investors keeping their eye on this weeks two key events – Thursday’s ECB’s rate decision and Friday’s US … Continue reading

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SNB Calls For More Regulation, Fed Dots Left Aside

Forex News and Events: The Fed’s dovish stance despite improving US economic indicators triggered heavy drop in USD and US yields. The S&P 500 hit a fresh historical high in New York yesterday, EUR/USD advanced to almost two week highs … Continue reading

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S&P 500: 2100 Level Should Now Be Supportive

Looking at the Wednesday session, Janet Yellen testifies in front of Congress. Because of this, we could see a bit of volatility in the US stock markets, which of course will be the main focus because of her testimony. With … Continue reading

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Technical Analysis April 6, 2015

Looking at the Monday session, there isn’t too much to move the marketplace. In fact, most of the world will be away from their trading desks, with perhaps the exception of North America. With that being said, we look at … Continue reading

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Is Waning Enthusiasm For U.S. Dollar-Denominated Assets Temporary?

The U.S. economy is in trouble. After expanding at a modest 2.2% in the 4th quarter, economic growth dimmed to a scant 0.2% in Q1 of 2015. Yet privately, many are acknowledging the likelihood that revisions to first quarter gross … Continue reading

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FX Update: USD Trying To Build Some Momentum

The USD managed to surge back to the strong side yesterday, though the rally generally failed to take out key levels in any of the major USD pairs. It was, nevertheless, encouraging for USD bulls that this comeback came after … Continue reading

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Daily Report: Dollar Steady As Important Data And Yellen Awaited

US equities closed mildly higher after initial selloff overnight. S&P 500 indeed reached as low as 1871.91, inch above key near term support level of August low of 1867.01. Dollar, on the other hand, is struggling in tight range. The … Continue reading

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These Currencies Could Spiral Lower

By Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy for BK Asset Management. Investors have a lot to be worried about these days, which explains why most of the major currencies traded lower on Tuesday. Global equities declined with the S&P … Continue reading

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