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Unemployment

Unemployment occurs when a person is available and willing to work but currently without work. The prevalence of unemployment is usually measured using the unemployment rate, which is defined as the percentage of those in the labor force who are unemployed. The unemployment rate is also used in economic studies and economic indices such as the United States' Conference Board's Index of Leading Indicators as a measure of the state of macroeconomics. Read More

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Unemployment
Global Markets Overview – July 25, 2014

By IG Markets

While equities continue to extend their gains, sentiment appears to be a bit mixed as the major currency pairs maintain some tight ranges. While there were a few developments overnight, the dominant theme remained US corporate earnings and optimism around an improving global manufacturing picture. (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, DOW JONES, FTSE, CATERPILLAR, MANUFACTURING

Labour Leader Under Fire for Holiday Amidst Hard Election Battle

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand’s Opposition Labour Party is too keen to be back in power in the elections scheduled for Sept 20. However, the rank and file of the party seems to be a tad unhappy at the casual way the top leaders are handling the hard battle. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: ELECTIONS

New York Stock Exchange
Global Markets Overview – July 23, 2014

By IG Markets

Global macro concerns may have outweighed trading yesterday due to light reporting; however out of the 36 individual companies that reported to the market, 79% beat expectations, meaning bottom-up actuals outpaced the global gloom being generated by geopolitics. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC., GOLD, DOW JONES, FTSE, TWITTER

An armed pro-Russian separatist
Australian Stock Market Report –Midday July 21, 2014

By Comsec

On Friday night the fear and volatility index (the VIX) fell 17% from its highs on Thursday as the concern over Geopolitical risk started to reduce around the downed Malaysian Airlines flight 17 and the news Israel had sent ground troops into Gaza. (Jul 21)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, DOW JONES, MANUFACTURING, ISRAEL, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

Janet Yellen
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning July 17, 2014

By Comsec

The US Federal Reserve chair, Janet Yellen, has expressed optimism on the economy: ´´I am optimistic about the economy and that´s reflected in the forecasts that are included in the monetary policy report. (Jul 17)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, DOW JONES, FTSE, PORTUGAL, TWITTER

Australian Dollar Outlook - 14 July 2014

By IBTimes AU

Bell FX Currency Outlook: The Australian Dollar has opened this morning below 0.9400 after a very quiet day of trading on Friday. (Jul 14)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, CHINA, FEDERAL RESERVE, MANUFACTURING, RETAIL SALES, GDP, JAPAN

Unemployment
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning July 11, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data new claims for unemployment insurance (jobless claims) fell by 11,000 to 304,000 in the latest week. Wholesale sales rose by 0.7% in May, in line with forecasts, while inventories rose by 0. (Jul 11)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, DOW JONES, WELLS FARGO, FTSE, PORTUGAL, TWITTER

Stock Market
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon July 10, 2014

By Comsec

After a solid night in US Aussie market lifted from the open of trade and by the close ended higher. The All ordinaries Index added 12.1points to 5454.3 points with most sectors closing higher. (Jul 10)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, RETAIL, TRADE BALANCE, WOOLWORTHS

Dow Jones
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday July 10, 2014

By Comsec

After a solid rebound in the US overnight - helped by positive commentary from the Federal Reserve the Aussie market has opened higher before falling back at noon. After the Federal Reserve stated in its minutes from the last FOMC meeting, that it pl... (Jul 10)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, DOW JONES, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, NEW YORK

Janet Yellen
Global Markets Overview – July 10, 2014

By IG Markets

The FOMC minutes have provided further reason for the market to grind higher. There was nothing that really broke with the current policy settings, however the discussions from the minutes had some very interesting revelations, with the most interest... (Jul 10)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, DOW JONES, FTSE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK