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Bloomberg: Stocks in Asia Attempt November Rally; Pound Jumps: Markets Wrap
Most stocks in Asia advanced Thursday, building on a rally in global equities in the final two days of what was still their worst month in more than six years. The pound climbed on hopes for progress in Brexit negotiations and the dollar weakened. [more...]
Bloomberg: Stocks Rally on Tech Surge to Close Volatile Month: Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks rallied for a second day to close out one of the worst months of the bull market on an upbeat note. The dollar added to a 16-month high and Treasury yields jumped. [more...]
Bloomberg: Where to Do Business in 2019. And Where to Avoid
China is closing the gap with its chief economic rival the U.S. as a hassle-free place to do business. In the World Bank’s annual ranking of bureaucracy-busting economies, New Zealand again claimed the top spot after making it cheaper to set up a company. [more...]
Bloomberg: China Signals More Stimulus Measures Planned
China’s leadership signaled that further stimulus measures are being planned, as disappointing economic data showed that the current piecemeal approach isn’t working. [more...]
Bloomberg: SocGen Cuts Stock Allocation, Says S&P 500 May Drop Below 2,500
Higher credit yields may finally be affecting the U.S. stock market and it’s time to reduce the allocation of assets to equities versus bonds, according to Societe Generale SA. [more...]
Bloomberg: Credit Suisse Turnaround Runs Out of Steam With Loss in Markets
Credit Suisse Group AG’s turnaround is running out of steam just as the bank enters the final stretch of its overhaul. [more...]
Bloomberg: BOE Rate Decision, Brexit Deal, Eurozone, Asia Slowdown: Eco Day
The BOE is seen voting 9-0 to stand pat today, although the Budget and Brexit will weigh on the discussion. This week’s fiscal giveaway bolsters the case for a near-term rate hike, but with Brexit talks at a critical stage, a hawkish turn is unlikely. [more...]
Bloomberg: Corporate Debt Is Heading for Worst Month Since February's Rout
Investment-grade bonds are set for the worst month since February’s rout. U.S. high-grade debt is headed for a decline of 1.2 percent this month and the worst October in a decade, according to the Bloomberg Barclays Indexes. [more...]
Bloomberg: Goldman Says Yuan Will Hit 7 as China Avoids Heavy Meddling
China’s policy makers will likely allow the yuan to hit the key level of 7 per dollar within the next six months without conducting heavy intervention, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. [more...]
Bloomberg: Emerging-Market October Sell-Off Signals Consolidation in Store
Emerging markets finished October in the red as the global stock selloff, concern over the Federal Reserve’s tightening path and an escalation in the U.S.-China trade war scupper the chance of a recovery in this year’s worst-hit economies. [more...]
Reuters: More U.S. tariffs on China goods not 'set in stone': White House adviser
U.S. President Donald Trump has not “set in stone” any decisions on escalating tariffs on Chinese goods and may withdraw some duties if there are promising policy discussions with China, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Wednesday. [more...]
Reuters: UK, EU agree tentative Brexit deal on financial services: The Times
British Prime Minister Theresa May has struck a tentative deal with the European Union that would give UK financial services companies continued access to European markets after Brexit, the Times reported on Thursday. [more...]
CNBC: Banks are adapting to get through ‘extinction phase’ spurred by new tech
Pedigrees, some stretching back centuries, are of little use to global banks unless they aggressively adapt to new financial technologies. That’s long been true, but the pace of innovation means financial juggernauts now face what one top executive likened to a mass extinction event. [more...]
CNBC: Crude oil is doing something it hasn't done in years
Energy expert John Kilduff sees an unusual phenomenon affecting crude oil and beaten-down stocks. According to the Again Capital founding partner, oil and stocks have embarked on the closest trading relationship since early 2016 and during the financial crisis sell-off. [more...]
CNBC: The stock market lost nearly $2 trillion in October. Here's what happened
October was a rough ride for U.S. stocks, which despite regaining a portion of the month's losses Wednesday ended as one of the worst months since the financial crisis. [more...]
Currency Strength Indicators
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​​​​​​​The currency strength meter gives you a quick visual guide to which currencies are currently strong, and which ones are weak. The meter measures the strength of all forex cross pairs and applies calculations on them to determine the overall strength for each individual currency. For example, if EUR is strong and USD is weak, it could mean that the currency pair EURUSD could be going up. If both currencies are strong or weak it is better to avoid since it will probably means there is no clear direction for the specific pair.

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