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U.S. Leading Economic Index Rises Slightly Less Than Expected In February A reading on leading U.S. economic indicators inched up by slightly less than expected in the month of February, according to a report released by the Conference Board on Thursday...
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Roberto Jacobs, 17 March 2016, 16:36
The Fed kept rates unchanged in March but lowered significantly its median projections for future rates in 2016, 2017 and beyond. The Fed did all that while keeping its growth, inflation and unemployment forecasts for the US little changed...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 17 March 2016, 16:36
Pound Spikes Up As BoE Leaves Interest Rate On Hold The pound strengthened against its key counterparts in European deals on Thursday, as the Bank of England policymakers unanimously decided to keep the interest rates unchanged, while observing that "it is more likely than not that" the key rate...
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Roberto Jacobs, 17 March 2016, 16:33
After testing a multi month descending trend at 1.08 earlier this month, EUR/USD has embarked on a recovery and is now breaking above 1.1250 which happens to be the 76.4% retracement from last month highs, notes SocGen. "More importantly it is the upper limit of a weekly descending channel...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 17 March 2016, 16:24
How to manage Overfitting...
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Andrea Ferrari, 17 March 2016, 16:21
Talk of the BOJ doing a ring-around Here we go with the intervention stuff. For those that don't know the drill, the BOJ like to pick up the phone to banks just to ask the rate. That's usually enough to have the market covering for fear of real intervention...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Francis Dogbe, 17 March 2016, 16:15
The U.S. Federal Reserve's latest economic projections contain an encoded message crucial to understanding the central bank's policies: Inflation has been stuck below the Fed's target in part because officials don’t actually want to get it back up...
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Francis Dogbe, 17 March 2016, 16:10 #Fed
BNP Paribas economists remain of the view that the economic backdrop will remain too uncertain to allow a rise in Fed rates in the short-term, while slower growth later this year will keep it on hold for longer...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 17 March 2016, 15:02 #EUR/USD
The result of the short position in #EURUSD was fixed on a breakthrough of the fractal level up. Here we have opened a long position, which currently brings more than 150 points of #profit. Find out more by checking out the Source Link...
The result of the short position in #Gold was fixed at the level of fractal up. Here we have opened an order to buy, which is now in the market. Find out more by checking out the Source Link. Please note that this post was originally published on Vistabrokers.com...
U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Rebound From Five-Month Low Initial jobless claims in the U.S. rebounded by less than expected in the week ended March 12th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday...
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Roberto Jacobs, 17 March 2016, 14:55
BoE Policymakers Unanimous On Rate Ahead Of "Brexit" Bank of England policymakers unanimously decided to maintain the interest rate and the asset purchase programme amid heightened uncertainty ahead of the EU referendum in June...
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Roberto Jacobs, 17 March 2016, 14:53
At Pound Sterling Live we are not convinced the moves higher on Thursday are Fed-inspired, rather the euro may be benefiting from flows related to a DAX-inspired market sell-off...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 17 March 2016, 14:52
Indonesia Central Bank Slashes Key Rate For Third Time This Year Indonesia's central bank cut its interest rates for a third time this year and said there was more room for easing amid easing inflationary pressures and less global uncertainty...
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Roberto Jacobs, 17 March 2016, 14:50
The Fed kept rates unchanged in March but lowered significantly its median projections for future rates in 2016, 2017 and beyond. The Fed did all that while keeping its growth, inflation and unemployment forecasts for the US little changed...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 17 March 2016, 14:46
Pound Mixed Ahead Of BoE Interest Rate Decision At 8.00 am ET Thursday, the Bank of England is set to announce its interest rate decision and minutes of the meeting. The bank is set to hold its key rate at a record low 0.50 percent and asset purchase programme at GBP 375 billion...
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Roberto Jacobs, 17 March 2016, 14:46
Crude Oil Steaming Toward $40 Crude oil prices continued to rise Thursday morning despite record U.S. inventories. Commercial crude oil inventories increased by 1.3 million barrels from the previous week, the EIA said. WTI crude oil for April was up 73 cents at $39...
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Roberto Jacobs, 17 March 2016, 14:42 #crude oil
The chart below shows the US dollar index over the past 40 years together with its longer term moving average, as well as one and two standard deviation bands...
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Francis Dogbe, 17 March 2016, 14:30
Gold Jumps Near $1270 As Fed Turns Skittish Gold prices surged Thursday morning after yesterday's surprisingly dovish Federal Reserve statement. Nervous about the global economy, the Fed predicted two rate hikes in 2016 instead of four...
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Roberto Jacobs, 17 March 2016, 14:15 #gold
Swiss National Bank Retains Negative Interest Rates The Swiss National Bank retained its negative interest rate and repeated that it will be active in the foreign exchange market as the Swiss franc remains significantly overvalued...
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Roberto Jacobs, 17 March 2016, 14:10 #Swiss National Bank