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Bloomberg: Stock Slide Eases, Treasuries Steady After Gains: Markets Wrap
Equities were mixed in Asia Thursday, while U.S. and European futures gained as investors continued to assess the global growth outlook amid heightened trade tensions. Treasury yields steadied near their lowest since 2017. [more...]
Bloomberg: Long Before Boeing 737 Max Crash, Ethiopian Air Pilot Warned of Dangers
An Ethiopian Airlines pilot told senior managers at the carrier months before one of its Boeing Co. 737 Max jets crashed that more training and better communication to crew members was needed to avert a repeat of a similar disaster involving a Lion Air flight. [more...]
Bloomberg: U.S. Stocks Fall to 12-Week Low; Treasuries Gain: Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks fell to a 12-week low, while Treasuries advanced amid persistent concern the bond-market recession warning is growing louder as the trade war shows no signs of easing. [more...]
Bloomberg: The Man Who Lost $35 Billion in One Year Has Some Advice for Elon Musk
Walking down a busy street in Rio de Janeiro one recent afternoon, we bumped into the Brazilian who is best known for losing $35 billion in a single year. After initially trying to deflect questions, he begrudgingly invited us along for a lunch that lasted two hours. [more...]
Bloomberg: Bond Traders Lay Roadmap to 2% Yield on 10-Year Treasuries
A relentless global bond rally has Treasury investors pondering what it will take to send benchmark 10-year yields below 2% for the first time since 2016. [more...]
Bloomberg: Here's What Could Happen If the Yuan Slips to 7 a Dollar
A miserable month for China’s yuan is pressuring officials to decide how much they care about defending 7 a dollar.
The currency is down about 2.5% in May, headed for its worst drop since July and the biggest loss in Asia. [more...]
Bloomberg: Morgan Stanley's Gorman Says Trade Talk Train Must Get Back on Track
Morgan Stanley’s James Gorman isn’t expecting a full-blown trade war between the U.S. and China, though deepening tensions mean negotiations need to get back on track. [more...]
Reuters: Taking aim at U.S., China says provoking trade disputes is 'naked economic terrorism'
Provoking trade disputes is “naked economic terrorism”, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Thursday, ramping up the rhetoric against the United States amid a bitter trade war that is showing no signs of ending soon. [more...]
Reuters: Bump in the night: FX flash crashes put regulators on alert
Sudden, violent and often quickly reversed price moves are now a regular occurrence in world currency markets — often during the so-called ‘witching hour’, a period of thin trading between 5-6 pm in New York when currency dealers there have powered off and colleagues in Tokyo have yet to sign on. [more...]
CNBC: ‘Don’t say we didn’t warn you’: A phrase from China signals the trade war could get even worse
The biggest Chinese newspaper explicitly warned the U.S. on Wednesday that China would cut off rare earth minerals as a countermeasure in the escalated trade battle, using a history-laden expression the publication has used ahead of full-on wars. [more...]
CNBC: Read Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s latest email urging employees to improve vehicle deliveries
On Wednesday, a new email from Tesla CEO Elon Musk to all employees at the electric car company called for employees to focus on making end-of-quarter deliveries better than they have been, historically. [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.