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Bloomberg: Stocks Gain With Yuan on Goodwill Trade Gestures: Markets Wrap
U.S. and European equity futures rose along with most Asian stocks on signs of goodwill from both Washington and Beijing on trade. The yen and Treasuries dipped, while the yuan climbed. [Read more...]
Bloomberg: Hong Kong Exchange Makes Unsolicited $36.6 Billion LSE Bid
Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd. made an unexpected $36.6 billion bid for London Stock Exchange Group Plc, a bold move that would upend the U.K. bourse’s combination with Refinitiv. [Read more...]
Bloomberg: WeWork Founder’s Fortune Plunges as Angst Spreads Ahead of IPO
Adam Neumann was poised to become one of the world’s richest entrepreneurs. This year, more than a decade after launching WeWork, the space-sharing real estate firm planned to go public with some bankers saying its valuation as a listed company could soon reach $65 billion. [Read more...]
Bloomberg: Nasdaq Climbs to Highest Since July; Oil Sinks: Markets Wrap
Stocks rallied, with the Nasdaq Composite Index rising to the highest level since July, as the rotation from momentum to value shares that began at the start of the week slowed. Crude oil plunged after President Donald Trump indicated that sanctions on Iran could be eased. [Read more...]
Bloomberg: Citigroup Says Gold May Top Record
Gold prices may rally to a record above $2,000 an ounce in the next two years, according to Citigroup Inc., which gave a laundry list of positive drivers including rising risks of a global recession and the likelihood that the Federal Reserve will reduce U.S. interest rates to zero. [Read more...]
Reuters: U.S., China grant trade concessions as fresh talks loom
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday welcomed China’s decision to exempt some U.S. anti-cancer drugs and other goods from its tariffs and announced a short delay to scheduled tariff hikes on billions worth of Chinese goods. [Read more...]
Reuters: Trump reverses course, seeks negative rates from Fed 'boneheads'
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on the “boneheads” at the Federal Reserve to push interest rates down into negative territory, a move reluctantly used by other world central banks to battle weak economic growth that risks punishing savers and banks’ earnings in the process. [Read more...]
CNBC: Draghi is expected to unveil a huge new stimulus plan — but it’s a close call
The European Central Bank (ECB) and its outgoing President Mario Draghi are caught in a “Catch 22”: The market is expecting so much stimulus on Thursday that it seems almost impossible to surprise on the upside. [Read more...]
CNBC: Trump’s ‘small concession’ doesn’t mean the trade war with China is ending, experts say
The U.S. and China have appeared to dial down their trade fight by announcing some concessions on tariffs — but experts warned that it’s not yet time to pop the champagne. [Read more...]
Currency Strength Indicators
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.