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Yield Curve Inversion Looms As Jobless Claims Hover Near 44-Year Lows
Article By: Tyler Durden
Thursday, June 22, 2017 9:11 AM EDT
This morning's jobless claims data (at 240k, near 44 year lows) further confirms the historical pattern that suggests yield curve inversion looms.
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Greenback Goes Nowhere Quickly, While Yen Remains Bid
Article By: Marc Chandler
Thursday, June 22, 2017 6:13 AM EDT
The US dollar is little changed against most of the major currencies.Bond yields are mostly one-two basis points lower, and equity markets are mixed but with a downside bias.
In this article: FXC, FXE, EWU, FXB, JYN, UDN, UUP
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Buffett Stuns Market After Berkshire Acquires 38.4% Of Home Capital Group, Provides C$2 Billion Loan
Article By: Tyler Durden
Thursday, June 22, 2017 5:51 AM EDT
Many market watchers were scratching their heads at why Berkshire would take the reputation risk of having exposure to a company which as recently as a month ago was in the regulator's cross-hairs for peddling "liar loans."
In this article: BRK-A, BRK-B
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RBNZ June Meeting: No Changes To OCR, Growth Outlook
Article By: Orbex
Thursday, June 22, 2017 4:14 AM EDT
The central bank said that despite the weakness in the GDP, the growth outlook was positive. It maintained that with the economy supported by accommodative monetary policy and the recent changes to the national budget, growth would return.
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Brexit Briefing: GBP Reacts To CB Talk As The Queen Speaks
Article By: DailyFX
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 9:27 AM EDT
GBP/USD perked up on the slight nudge towards a ‘soft Brexit’ although the pair’s move to the high of the day was boosted by Bank of England’s chief economist Andy Haldane’s hawkish speech.
In this article: EWU, FXB, GBB
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Commodity Currencies Dip On Oil Price Drop
Article By: Barbara Zigah
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 9:03 AM EDT
Currencies linked to the price of commodities fell on Wednesday in London, dragged down by the fall in oil prices after the deal to reduce global output was reached by OPEC and the non-OPEC producers.
In this article: BNO, DBO, FXA, FXC, OIL
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Pound Surges As BOE Chief Economist "Leans Toward" Hiking Rates In 2017
Article By: Tyler Durden
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 7:49 AM EDT
With cable in dire need of some good headlines - and FX traders in dire need of a stop hunt - Haldane has been quite the welcome catalyst. GBP/USD is back up to 1.2688, and EUR/GBP has erased today’s gains and is now at 0.87895.
In this article: FXB, GBB
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Oil Bear Market Sends Global Stocks, Yields Sliding; Chinese MSCI Addition Fizzles
Article By: Tyler Durden
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 7:12 AM EDT
S&P futures continued to fall, alongside stock markets in Asia and Europe, while oil prices extended their drop despite a larger than expected draw reported by API on Tuesday.
In this article: FXE, BNO, DBO, ERO, FXB, GBB, OIL, SPY, UUP, DAX
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Bitcoin Surges Back Above $2700 As India "Legalizes" Cryptocurrency
Article By: Tyler Durden
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 2:45 AM EDT
After crashing 30% last week, Bitcoin is now up over 33% in the last few days helped by a surge in demand from India exchanges after the India government ruled Bitcoin as legal in India.
In this article: BITCOMP
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SFO Charges Barclays Qatar, Four Individuals In Capital Raising Case
Article By: The Fly
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 9:58 AM EDT
The Serious Fraud Office has charged Barclays Plc and four individuals with conspiracy to commit fraud and the provision of unlawful financial assistance contrary to the Companies Act 1985.
In this article: BCS
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Cable Craters As Carney Quashes Rate Hike Expectations
Article By: Orbex
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 8:57 AM EDT
Despite hawkish expectations having increased recently, linked to persistent strength in inflation, GBP bulls were disappointed yesterday as BOE governor Mark Carney poured cold water on the idea of a hike.
In this article: FXE, FXA, FXB, GBB
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Sterling Sinks As Carney Culls Hopes Of BOE Rate Hike
Video By: DailyFX
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 7:53 AM EDT
While the BOE's rate decision last week sparked speculation that a rate rise could be nearer than previously thought, Governor Mark Carney poured cold water all over those hopes this morning at this Mansion House speech.
In this video: ERO, FXB, GBB, JYN, UUP
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Oil Plunges To November Lows On Sudden Volume Spike
Article By: Tyler Durden
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 7:40 AM EDT
Brent hit new year-to-date low at $45.85, after a one-minute burst of volume of a day-high 5,208 lots at 6:04am, taking out a 38.2% Fib support, after a one-minute spike in volume to a day-high 5,208 lots just after 6am.
In this article: BNO Also: DBO, OIL
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Barclays, Former CEO Criminally Charged Over Qatar Fundraising
Article By: Tyler Durden
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 6:40 AM EDT
The SFO allegations focus on how Barclays arranged two capital injections from Qatari investors during the 2008 financial meltdown, when the bank raised £11.8 billion to prop it up and avoid a state bailout.
In this article: BCS
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Officials Fill Vacuum Of Data To Drive FX Market
Article By: Marc Chandler
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 6:00 AM EDT
The Bank of England is most likely not going to raise rates anytime soon. The market responded immediately and began unwinding the tightening bets.
In this article: FXE, QQQ, FXA, FXB, JYN, SPY, UUP
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Bullet Report: Fundamental Analysis - Tuesday, June 20
Article By: EasyMarkets
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 5:45 AM EDT
Against a basket of six major currencies, the US dollar rose to as high as 97.609 at one point on Tuesday, its highest level since May 30. The dollar index last traded at 97.51.
In this article: UUP, FXB, GBB, GLD, OIL
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