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Germany Repatriates 120 Tonnes Of Gold From Paris, New York
January 20 2015 9:46 PM
Germany has repatriated some 157 tonnes of its gold from various foreign storage depots.
Global Markets Overview – January 19, 2015
January 19 2015 10:01 AM
This week is all about confirmation of our top-down macro views.
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning January 16, 2015
January 16 2015 10:07 AM
The Swiss National Bank has removed its 3-year old cap of the franc against the Euro, sending the Swiss franc soaring against major currencies.
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning January 15, 2015
January 15 2015 10:15 AM
In US economic data, retail sales fell by 0.9% in December, well below expectations for a 0.1% fall. Excluding gas stations and autos, sales were down 0.3%. Import prices fell by 2.5% in December and export prices fell by 1.2%.
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon January 14, 2015
January 14 2015 6:13 PM
Australian shares faded this afternoon to post the biggest tumble in a week, with the ASX 200 Index (XJO) slumping by 0.9 percent to 5353. The local market has now fallen for three consecutive days - with equities dragged lower by weaker commodity prices and a negative lead from Wall Street.
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning January 12, 2015
January 12 2015 9:59 AM
In US economic data, non-farm payrolls (employment) rose by 252,000 in December, ahead of forecasts for a gain of 240,000. The unemployment rate fell from 5.8% to 5.6%. And average earnings fell by 0.2%, short of forecasts for a 0.2% gain. And wholesale sales fell 0.3% in November with inventories up 0.8%.
Russian Economic Crisis Has 'Little Impact' to US Economy
January 09 2015 4:48 PM
The Federal Reserve believes the Russian crisis has "little impact" to the United States despite fears of major spillover to global markets.
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning January 9, 2015
January 09 2015 10:42 AM
In US economic data, new claims for unemployment insurance (jobless claims) fell by 4,000 in the latest week to 294,000. And the number of announced job layoffs (Challenger survey) fell from 35,940 to 32,640 in December.
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning January 8, 2015
January 08 2015 9:50 AM
In US economic data, the trade deficit improved from a deficit of US$42.25 billion in October to US$39bn in November. The ADP employment survey showed that 241,000 private sector jobs were created in December, above forecasts for a 226,000 gain. And new home loans rose 11.1% in the past week with refinance transactions up 16%.
Strong Dollar Makes 2015 The Best Year For Americans To Travel Across The World
January 07 2015 5:01 PM
The strong dollar is expanding the size of American travel budget and empowering them with additional purchasing power.
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning January 7, 2015
January 07 2015 10:25 AM
In US economic data, the ISM services index eased from 59.3 to 56.2, below the forecast of 58.0. Factory orders fell 0.7% in November, a slightly larger decline than the 0.5% expected fall. And the Redbook survey of weekly chain store sales was up 4.3% in the latest week compared with a year ago, down from the 5.4% annual gain in the previous week.
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning January 6, 2015
January 06 2015 9:18 AM
In US economic data, the New York ISM index rose from 663.4 to 673.8 in December.
British Banks Need to be Strengthened-- Lord Mervyn King
December 31 2014 5:01 PM
The veteran banker has raised the fragility of the financial system as a key issue.
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning December 30, 2014
December 30 2014 10:16 AM
In US economic data, the Dallas Federal Reserve manufacturing index eased from +10.5 to +4.1 in December.
Al-Qaeda Releases Magazine With Bomb-Making Recipe, Urges 'Lone Wolf' Attacks On Global Airliners, Personalities, Entrepreneurs
December 30 2014 2:22 AM
Al Qaeda has plans to stage bombing attacks on global airlines, including Delta, United, Continental, American Airlines, British Airways and easyJet, and AirFrance.
Global GDP Growth Rate Estimates May Be Increased For 2015 -- Report
December 24 2014 11:59 AM
Amid concerns about a possible recession in some countries, there is still some positive news for the global economy.
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning December 23, 2014
December 23 2014 9:55 AM
In US economic data, the national activity index rose from a revised reading of +0.31 in October to +0.73 in November. Existing home sales fell by 6.1% to a 4.93 million annual rate in November, down from an expected level of 5.2 million.
Australian Dollar Outlook – December 22, 2014
December 22 2014 11:26 AM
The Australian Dollar had a quiet day of trading on Friday and has opened in the mid .8100's this morning.
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning December 22, 2014
December 22 2014 10:08 AM
In US economic data, the Kansas City Federal Reserve manufacturing index was steady at +9 in December with the composite index up from +7 to +8.
'White Collar' Review: Series Finale Ended On A Perfect Note, With Neal Caffrey Pulling Off His Last, Greatest Con
December 20 2014 5:06 PM
"White Collar" Season 6, which is the season, ended on a perfect note.