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  • !Dollar and Stocks Lower amid Some Softer European Data
    The dollar dropped overnight by 0.5% against the yen, 0.3% relative to the peso and 0.1% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc, kiwi and Aussie dollar. The dollar firmed 0.2% relative to sterling and 0.1% versus the euro and is unchanged against the loonie. Chin…
    - 3 hours ago 22 Feb 18, 1:32pm -
  • !FOMC Minutes
    Minutes from the last Federal Open Market Committee on January 30-31, which also was the last one of the Janet Yellen era, note that economic growth in 2018 appears likely to be somewhat faster than imagined at the prior meeting. However, no urgency…
    - 20 hours ago 21 Feb 18, 8:19pm -
  • Some Weaker-Than-Expected European Data
    Preliminary February purchasing manager survey estimates from the euro area and the latest British labor statistics were softer than forecast. The next significant market-moving event will be the release of FOMC minutes at 19:00 GMT today. The dollar…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 18, 3:17pm -
  • 2017 GDP Growth and CPI Inflation in the U.S., Euroland and Japan
    Economic growth slowed last quarter from the summer’s pace in the United States, Euroland and Japan but, also in each case was stronger in calendar 2017 than in 2016. U.S. GDP rose 2.6% at an annualized pace between 3Q and 2Q, down from 3.2% in the…
    - 2 days ago 20 Feb 18, 8:23pm -
  • Dollar and Oil Up But Almost Everything Else Down
    Most markets with the notable exceptions of China and Taiwan are back open for business. Share prices are lower, with drops of 1.0% in Japan, 1.1% in South Korea, and 0.5% in Hong Kong. Morgan Stanley analysts warn of a bigger U.S. stock correction t…
    - 2 days ago 20 Feb 18, 1:52pm -


  • Top Trade Idea For December 24th, 2014 – EUR/USD
    It is understandably a very quiet day with the stock markets in Italy and Germany closed for the Christmas Eve. Elsewhere, most traders are probably out today too although that does not necessarily mean the markets won’t move. In fact, the lack of…
    - 24 Dec 14, 3:28pm -
  • Chart Of The Day For December 24th,2014 – EUR/USD
    By Ilya Spivak EUR/USD Technical Strategy: Flat Support: 1.2173, 1.2080, 1.1929 Resistance:1.2246, 1.2324, 1.2418 The Euro dropped for a fifth consecutive day against the US Dollar, setting a new 28-month low against the US Dollar. A daily clos…
    - 24 Dec 14, 1:13pm -
  • Gold Steady Ahead of Host of US Numbers
    Gold is showing little movement on Tuesday, as the spot price stands at $1177.61 per ounce. On the release front, there are a host of US events ahead of the Christmas holiday. There are four key events on the calendar – Core Durable Goods Orders, F…
    - 24 Dec 14, 10:18am -
  • USD Crawls to Fresh Five-Year High as Markets Focus on Rate Contrast
    Talking Points: Dollar Crawls to Fresh Five-Year High as Markets Focus on Rate Contrast Euro Finds Too Little Traction, Too Late Yen Crosses Advance after BoJ Downgrades Growth Assessment Dollar Crawls to Fresh Five-Year High as Markets Focus on Rate…
    - 24 Dec 14, 6:12am -
  • Bitcoin Continues Offensive as Holiday Season Nears
    Bitcoin is continuing its attack on the $332 level. Earlier today we bounced off $332.92. After a small retracement to $326.66, BTC/USD is back on the offensive, hitting a high of $334.46 before pulling back. We are currently quoted at the $330 round…
    - 23 Dec 14, 10:23pm -

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  • Seasonal exchange closures for the LME, CME and SHFE
    Over the Christmas and New Year holidays the London Metal Exchange (LME), COMEX (CME Group), NYMEX (CME Group) and Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) will be close to observe national holidays. When an exchange is closed no exchange data will be availa…
    - 62 days ago 22 Dec 17, 11:55am -
  • My Constants – A new custom tool on the FastMarkets platform
    My Constants is a new tool on FastMarkets that allows users to create constants that can displayed and used throughout the platform in custom tools. This feature can help users save time in building and updating custom tools on the FastMarkets platfo…
    - 12 Jun 17, 1:15pm -
  • Metal Bulletin Apex Report – Now available on the FastMarkets platform
    Great news! The Metals Bulletin APEX Report for Q4 2016 is now available to research subscribers on the FastMarkets Platform! What is the APEX report? The Metal Bulletin APEX report collects the forecasts of the world’s leading metals analysts and…
    - 9 Feb 17, 9:30am -
  • New physicals premiums report: the only all-in-one report for global base metal premiums
    FastMarkets’ flagship report, the weekly base metal physical premiums table, has just become even more valuable as a reference tool. Eight years after producing the first weekly table and following FastMarkets’ merger with Metal Bulletin, we are…
    - 19 Jan 17, 4:29pm -
  • Metal Bulletin prices are coming to the FastMarkets platform
    Metal Bulletin prices and physical market reports will soon be available to use with all tools, calculators and features on the FastMarkets platform, allowing you to view its key benchmarks and price assessments alongside live market data, news, rese…
    - 13 Jan 17, 12:41pm -

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  • More Vital Info From Batchelor and Cohen
    As the "Russiagate" narrative continues to crumble, John and Steve discuss the origins of the conspiracy theory and the detrimental impact it has had on US-Russia relations during this New Cold more
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 18, 3:25pm -
  • Sayonara, Mother!
    As the world awaits Mother's final FOMC minutes, let's choose instead to focus upon reality and not economic fantasy. read more
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 18, 3:07pm -
  • Whack Job
    As we discussed in yesterday's podcast, the Comex metals were scheduled to get whacked this week as the deeply oversold USDJPY and POSX rebound. However, the trend in both HFT inputs remains lower so another set up to find a tradable entry point is e…
    - 2 days ago 20 Feb 18, 3:59pm -
  • Guest Post: "Do You Believe In BLS Unicorns?", by Jim Quinn
    Our old pal Jim Quinn cuts to the chase today with a quick post that lays bare all of the lies and fraud of the US government-generated inflation statistics. read more
    - 2 days ago 20 Feb 18, 3:17pm -
  • Holiday
    I beg to dream and differ from the hollow lies.This is the dawning of the rest of our lives.This is our lives on Holiday. read more
    - 3 days ago 19 Feb 18, 4:07pm -