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Stocks Climb Well Off Worst Levels But Still Close In The Red - U.S. Commentary

After moving sharply lower earlier in the session, stocks regained some ground going into the close of trading on Friday but ....

Stocks Remain Sharply Lower In Mid-Day Trading - U.S. Commentary

Extending the sell-off seen late in the previous session, stocks have moved sharply lower over the course of the trading day ....

Stocks Under Pressure On Disappointing Data, Earnings - U.S. Commentary

Stocks are seeing notable weakness in early trading on Friday, adding to the steep losses posted in the previous session. The ....

Australian Market Edges Higher After Weak Start

The Australian stock market recovered after a weak start and is up with modest gains on Friday, buoyed by ....

Sensex, Nifty Erase Early Losses

Indian shares ended Friday's session on a flat note after steep losses in the previous session following the ....

Asian Shares Extend Losses After Wall Street Slide

Asian stocks extended their losses from the previous session on Friday, although markets in Australia and New ....
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Dollar Extends Slide After Economic Data Disappoints



The dollar is adding to yesterday's losses against the Euro and the Japanese Yen following the release of some weaker than expected U.S. economic data this morning. Consumer sentiment, personal spending and the Chicago PMI all fell short of expectations. The buck took a significant hit yesterday after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly refrained from ....
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European Economics Preview: Eurozone GDP Data Due



Quarterly national accounts, unemployment and consumer prices are due from Eurozone on Friday, headlining a busy day for the European economic news. At 1.30 am ET, the French statistical office Insee is slated to issue quarterly GDP data for the first quarter. GDP is forecast to grow 0.4 percent on a quarterly basis after expanding 0.3 percent ....
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Dollar Sinking Against Yen After BoJ Shocks By Holding Firm On Stimulus



The dollar is trading sharply lower against the Japanese Yen Thursday afternoon, after the Bank of Japan shocked the markets. The Bank of Japan refrained from expanding its monetary stimulus defying expectations for some actions and kept its negative interest rate unchanged. The Bank of Japan maintained its negative 0.1 percent deposit rate and ....

S&P Affirms U.K. Ratings At 'AAA'; Outlook Negative

Standard & Poor's maintained the sovereign ratings of the U.K. with 'negative' outlook late Friday. The negative outlook ....

Italy Consumer Prices Decline More Than Expected

Italy's consumer prices fell at a faster-than-expected pace in April, preliminary figures from the statistical office ISTAT ....

Italy Jobless Rate Near 3-1/2 Year Low

Italy's unemployment rate dropped for the first time in four months in March to its lowest level in almost three-and-a-half ....

Treasuries Close Modestly Higher Following Disappointing Data

After initially showing a lack of direction, treasuries moved modestly higher over the course of the trading ....

Treasuries Close Modestly Higher Following Choppy Session

Treasuries moved modestly higher over the course of the trading session on Thursday after showing a lack of ....

The Swiss Stock Market Dropped Friday & Finished Week Lower

The Swiss stock market ended Friday's trading session with a significant loss. The market got off to a slow start and ....

CAC 40 Down 58 Points As Yen Surge Continues

French shares tumbled on Friday after declines on Wall Street and in Asia. While the yen hit an 18-month high against the ....

DAX Tumbles As Risk Appetite Wanes

German shares fell sharply on Friday after declines on Wall Street and in Asia. While the yen hit an 18-month high against ....

Indiana Governor Mike Pence Announces Support For Ted Cruz

Indiana Governor Mike Pence announced his support for Senator Ted Cruz, R-Tex., on Friday, just days before the potentially ....

Approximately 20 Arrested Amid Violence Outside Trump Rally

Violence outside of a Donald Trump rally in Costa Mesa, California, on Thursday has led to the arrest of approximately 20 ....

House Committee Approves Requiring Women To Register For Draft

In an unexpected move, members of the House Armed Services Committee have narrowly approved a measure that would require ....

U.S. Personal Income Rises Slightly More Than Expected In March

While the U.S. Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing a slightly bigger than expected increase in personal ....

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Slumps To Seven-Month Low In April

Reflecting weakening expectations for future growth, the University of Michigan released a report on Friday showing that U.S. ....

Chicago Business Barometer Indicates Notably Slower Growth In April

Indicating a slow start to the second quarter, MNI Indicators released a report on Friday showing that growth in Chicago-area ....

World Bank Urges Bangladesh To Focus On Sustainable Growth

The World Bank said Bangladesh needs to focus on a growth agenda centered on sustainable and inclusive growth. In a report ....

S&P Affirms Vietnam's Sovereign Ratings

Standard & Poor's affirmed the credit ratings of Vietnam at 'BB-' citing country's lower middle-income, rising debt burden ....

Singapore Producer Price Fall At Slower Pace

Singapore's producer prices dropped at a slower pace in March, the Department of Statistics said Friday. The manufactured ....
Economic Calendar
Date
Time
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
05/01/16
19:30
AiG Performance of Mfg Index
APR
58.1
Australia
05/01/16
21:30
PMI Manufacturing
APR
49.5
South Korea
05/01/16
21:30
NAB Business Conditions
APR
12
Australia
05/01/16
21:30
NAB Business Confidence
APR
6
Australia
05/01/16
22:00
PMI Manufacturing
APR P
49.1
Japan
05/01/16
22:30
PMI Manufacturing
APR
51.1
Taiwan
05/01/16
23:00
PMI Manufacturing
APR
50.6
Indonesia
05/02/16
Exports
APR
$ 13.49 B
Brazil
05/02/16
Imports
APR
$ 9.50 B
Brazil
05/02/16
Trade Balance
APR
$ 3.98 B
Brazil
05/02/16
CPI (M-o-M)
APR
0.2 %
0.21 %
Thailand
05/02/16
CPI (Y-o-Y)
APR
-0.2 %
-0.5 %
Thailand
05/02/16
Core CPI (M-o-M)
APR
0.01 %
Thailand
05/02/16
Core CPI (Y-o-Y)
APR
0.07 %
Thailand
05/02/16
PPI (M-o-M)
APR
0.6 %
Thailand
05/02/16
PPI (Y-o-Y)
APR
-2.4 %
Thailand
05/02/16
Core CPI (Y-o-Y)
APR
3.50 %
Indonesia
05/02/16
Core CPI (M-o-M)
APR
0.21 %
Indonesia
05/02/16
CPI (M-o-M)
APR
0.19 %
Indonesia
05/02/16
CPI (Y-o-Y)
APR
4 %
4.45 %
Indonesia
05/02/16
01:00
PMI Manufacturing
APR
52.4
India
05/02/16
02:30
RBA Commodity Index (Y-o-Y)
APR
-12.1
Australia
05/02/16
02:30
PMI Manufacturing
APR
53.3 %
Sweden
05/02/16
03:00
PMI Manufacturing
APR
49.2
Turkey
05/02/16
03:00
PMI Manufacturing
APR
53.6
Netherland
05/02/16
03:00
PMI Manufacturing
APR
46.8
Norway
05/02/16
03:00
PMI Manufacturing
APR
53.1
53.8
Poland
05/02/16
03:15
PMI Manufacturing
APR
52.55
53.4
Spain
05/02/16
03:15
Retail Sales (M-o-M)
MAR
-0.4 %
Switzerland
05/02/16
03:15
Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)
MAR
-0.2 %
Switzerland
05/02/16
03:30
SVME - Purchasing Manager Index
APR
53.2
Switzerland
05/02/16
03:30
PMI Manufacturing
APR
55.7
54.3
Czech Republic
05/02/16
03:45
PMI Manufacturing
APR
52.6
53.5
Italy
05/02/16
03:50
PMI Manufacturing
APR F
48.3
49.6
France
05/02/16
03:55
PMI Manufacturing
APR F
51.9
50.7
Germany
05/02/16
04:00
PMI Manufacturing
APR F
51.5
51.6
Eurozone
05/02/16
07:45
Interest Rate Decision
-
0.00 %
Eurozone
05/02/16
09:00
PMI Manufacturing
APR
46.0
Brazil
05/02/16
09:30
PMI Manufacturing
APR
51.5
Canada
05/02/16
09:45
PMI Manufacturing
APR F
50.8
51.5
United States
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