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'It's now clear that Black Friday did pull festive sales forward into November, and this created a challenging lull in spending with consumers waiting for future bargains' - David McCorquodale, Head of Retail at KPMG UK retail sales surprised markets to the upside, posting an unexpectedly solid g...
Market News
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 26 January 2015, 10:38
Being a social-media celebrity can be a lucrative business. Some top bloggers can rake in an income of $100,000 a year from advertising that appears on their blog...
Other
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 26 January 2015, 10:35
Sunrise Market Commentary Rates: Syriza wins Greek election, but falls short of absolute majority Left opposition party Syriza won the Greek elections. This is slightly supportive for the Bund, while Greek assets could suffer...
Market News
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 26 January 2015, 10:33
The data released by the German research institute, IFO showed the business confidence rose to a six-month high in January, as the outlook for Europe's biggest economy continues to brighten. The closely watched Business climate index rose to 106.7 this month from 105...
Market News
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 26 January 2015, 10:22
After talks between trade unions and employer groups ended without agreemnet, the French authorities decided they would use legislation to reform rules on worker representation, the country's labour minister Francois Rebsamen said...
Events
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News, 26 January 2015, 10:02
Currently on session highs at 1.1230 picking up decent demand below 1.1200 Offers 1.1250-55 1.1280-85 1.1300 1.1320 1.1345-50 1.1380 1.1400-10 (stops above) Bids 1.200 1.1185 1.1160 1.1130 1.1100 1.1085 1.1050 1.1025-30 1.1000 (barrier option – stops below...
Trading Ideas
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 26 January 2015, 09:32
On Monday the yen strengthened, as Japan's December trade balance showed a deficit of ¥660.7 billion, - narrower than the deficit of ¥740 billion yen expected, and narrower than the ¥829 billion deficit seen in November...
Currency
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News, 26 January 2015, 09:23 #Bank of Japan, IMF
Technology companies should have "a sense of responsibility" for paying taxes, as the amount of tax paid by them is very small compared to the returns, the Bank of England governor Mark Carney told on Friday...
Market News
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Sergey Golubev, 26 January 2015, 09:11
Japan's exports grew the most in a year in December, underpinned by a weak local currency and pickup in overseas demand led by the United States, an encouraging sign for the economy hit by recession, though doubts persist about the strength of global consumption...
Events
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News, 26 January 2015, 08:49 #Bank of Japan
EUR/USD is back to the 1.1200 vicinity on Monday following a drop to the boundaries of 1.1100 the figure post-Greek elections. Karen Jones, Head of FICC Technical Analysis at Commerzbank, argued the pair “has reached its 1.1210 long term Fibonacci support and target zone...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 26 January 2015, 08:16 #EUR/USD
EUR continues free fall as the negative news is coming out one by one. First the ECB starts QE program and now in Greece will rule the pro-socialist government. Days of the european union are already counted, the countdown has started...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 26 January 2015, 08:10 #gold
The euro zone cuurency, U.S. equity-index futures droped on Monday while Treasuries advanced as Greek voters handed victory to a leftwing party that has pledged to renegotiate the terms of an international bailout. Asian stocks declined with crude oil and industrial metals...
Events
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News, 26 January 2015, 07:56 #Brent, S&P 500
For today R4 - 1.1401 / R3 - 1.1316 / R2 - 1.1289 / R1 - 1.1248 SPOT 1.1179 S1 - 1.1098 / S2 - 1.1055 / S3 - 1.1017 / S4 - 1.1000 SHORT AT 1.1285 FOR 1.1000; STOP AT 1.1401...
My Trading
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 26 January 2015, 07:20
Global growth concerns, soft China data and the aptly labelled 'Grexit' are likely to be key drivers for a risk-off environment leading up to the FOMC statement...
Forecasts
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 26 January 2015, 06:28 #China, gold
For EURUSD, it never rains, but it pours. After last week's announcement of a larger-than-expected QE program from the ECB, euro bulls were dealt another blow as Greece's far-left Syriza party secured a victory in the country's snap election. For those who don't follow Greek politics closely (i.e...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 26 January 2015, 06:25
US Dollar Forecast – Can the Fed maintain its drive towards its first rate hike in 2015 when the rest of the world is loosening the reins? When the Fed meets on Wednesday, the primary question is whether the group maintains its tone to fuel speculation of a ‘mid-2015’ rate hike...
Weekly Trends
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Sergey Golubev, 26 January 2015, 06:11 #dollar index, usdchf, xauusd
The indicator of OsMA, marking going down, gives founding to priority of planning of trade operations of correction with advantage of purchases to date...
Analytics & Forecasts
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oleksandr bilokon, 26 January 2015, 06:05
Be aware: This is an article based on the monthly strategy. The Weekly strategy article is published also. There will be new articles based on the Monthly strategy and the evaluation of the strategy will also be discussed. For this reason some pages on the website have been updated...
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Trading Systems
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Sergey Golubev, 25 January 2015, 21:11
Brace yourselves for a Greek earthquake this weekend. On Sunday, Greek voters head to the polls for a snap general election, called after their parliament in late December rejected Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’s preferred candidate for president...
Other
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 25 January 2015, 19:50