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Swiss Stocks End Week On A Down Note

Swiss stocks inched lower Friday but performed a bit better than other European markets ahead of Sunday bank ECB bank stress ....

Swiss Stocks Rise, But Investors Unimpressed By Credit Suisse Results

Swiss stocks extended a modest winning streak Thursday, even as Credit Suisse came under despite better-than-expected ....

Swiss Stocks Rally, Powered By ABB

Swiss stocks rallied for a second day in a row Wednesday, outperforming other European markets despite big fines for Swiss ....


Brown Claims "Political Correctness" Preventing Ebola Travel Ban

Looking to capitalize on news of an Ebola diagnosis in New York City, Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown issued a ....

Obama Discusses New Ebola Diagnosis With New York Officials

Following news that a patient at a New York City hospital has tested positive for Ebola, President Barack Obama called both ....

Tea Party Republicans Much More Motivated Than Other Voters

In another troubling sign for Democrats, the results of a Gallup poll released on Friday show that Tea Party Republicans are ....

U.S. New Home Sales Show Modest Increase In September

While the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing a modest increase in new home sales in the U.S. in the ....

U.S. Leading Economic Index Rises More Than Expected In September

Suggesting moderate growth in the short-term, the Conference Board released a report on Thursday showing that its index of ....

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Rebound To 283,000

After reporting first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits at a fourteen-year low in the previous week, the Labor ....

Malaysia Leading Index Falls In August

Malaysia's leading index signaled a slight weakness in economic performance in coming months, survey data released by the ....

China House Prices Fall In September

House prices declined in almost all major Chinese cities in September, data compiled by the National Bureau of Statistics ....

Taiwan Commercial Sales Growth Tops Expectations

Taiwan's commercial sales growth unexpectedly improved in September, figures from the Ministry of Economic Affairs showed ....


Stocks Extend Upward Trend On Upbeat Earnings News - U.S. Commentary

Stocks moved notably higher over the course of the trading day on Friday after initially showing a lack of direction. The ....

Stocks Move Mostly Higher In Reaction To Earnings News - U.S. Commentary

After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks have moved mostly higher over the course of the trading day on Friday. ....

Stocks Turning In A Lackluster Performance In Early Trading - U.S. Commentary

Stocks are showing a lack of direction in early trading on Friday after ending the previous session sharply higher. The major ....



Japanese Market Drifts Lower On Wall Street Cues

The Japanese stock market opened notably lower Thursday, tracking cues from Wall Street where the major ....

Australian Market Trades Weak As Resources Stocks Decline

The Australian stock market is trading lower Thursday morning, dragged down by mining and energy stocks. The ....

Japanese Market Rallies On Wall Street Lead, Weaker Yen

The Japanese stock market opened sharply higher on Wednesday, with the overnight surge on Wall Street and a ....

South Korea GDP Rises 0.9% In Q3

South Korea's gross domestic product expanded 0.9 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2014, the Bank of Korea said in Friday's advance estimate. That follows the 0.5 percent increase in the second quarter and the 0.9 percent gain in Q1. On the expenditure side, private consumption expanded 1.1 percent as expenditures on both ....

European Economics Preview: Eurozone Flash PMI Data Due

Flash Purchasing Managers' survey data from Eurozone and retail sales from the U.K. are due on Thursday, headlining a busy day for the European economic news. At 2.45 am ET, the French statistical office Insee is set to release business confidence survey data for October. The index is forecast to remain unchanged at 91 in October. At 3.00 am ....

New Zealand Trade Deficit NZ$1.350 Billion

New Zealand posted a merchandise trade deficit of NZ$1.350 billion in September, Statistics New Zealand said on Friday - or 37 percent of the total value of exports. The headline figure was well shy of forecasts for a shortfall of NZ$625 million following the NZ$472 million deficit in August. Exports were down 5.3 percent on year to NZ$3.61 ....

Belgium Business Confidence Unexpectedly Improves

Belgium's business confidence improved further in October, led by strengthening of sentiment in the construction sector, ....

Italy's Consumer Confidence Falls To Lowest Since February

Italy's consumer confidence weakened to an eight-month low in October, survey data from the statistical office Istat showed ....

Noyer Urges France To Do More To Reduce Spending

Bank of France Governor Christian Noyer said on Friday that the French government can do more to reduce spending. In an ....

Treasuries Pull Back Further Off Highs On Upbeat Data From Overseas

Extending the downward trend seen over the past several sessions, treasuries moved notably lower during ....

Treasuries Extend Recent Downtrend With Modestly Lower Close

Treasuries moved modestly lower during trading on Wednesday, extending the recent pullback off last week's ....

Economic Calendar

DateTime Economic Indicator PeriodActualForecastPreviousCountry 
10/24/1400:00 Current Account Balance - BoPSEP$ -7.91 B $ -5.49 BBrazil  
10/24/1400:00 Capital Account Balance - BoPSEP$ 26 M $ 38 MBrazil  
10/24/1400:00 Financial Account Balance - BoPSEP$ 7.64 B $ 7.37 BBrazil  
10/24/1400:00 Trade BalanceAUG€ -482.1 M € -704.7 MLuxembourg  
10/24/1400:00 ImportsAUG€ 1388.0 M € 1720.8 (R) MLuxembourg  
10/24/1400:00 ExportsAUG€ 905.9 M € 1016.2 (R) MLuxembourg  
10/24/1400:30 Participation RateAUG 67.1 %  67.4 %Malaysia  
10/24/1400:30 Unemployment RateAUG 2.7 %  2.8 %Malaysia  
10/24/1401:00 Industrial Production (M-o-M)SEP -3.3 % -0.35 % -0.4 (R) %Singapore  
10/24/1401:00 Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)SEP -1.2 % -0.35 % 4.0 (R) %Singapore  
10/24/1402:00 GfK Consumer Confidence SurveyNOV 8.5 7.97 8.4 (R) Germany News 
10/24/1402:00 PPI (M-o-M)SEP 0.2 %  0.0 %Finland  
10/24/1402:00 PPI (Y-o-Y)SEP -0.3 %  -0.8 %Finland  
10/24/1403:00 Business Climate IndicatorOCT 92.8   93.2 Czech Republic  
10/24/1403:00 Consumer Confidence IndexOCT 100.2   96.3 Czech Republic  
10/24/1403:00 PPI (M-o-M)SEP 0.5 %  -0.1 %Spain  
10/24/1403:00 PPI (Y-o-Y)SEP -0.3 %  -0.6 %Spain News 
10/24/1403:00 Industrial Production (M-o-M)AUG -2.1 %  -1.0 %Austria  
10/24/1403:00 Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)AUG -3.7 %  -1.2 %Austria News 
10/24/1404:00 Retail Sales (M-o-M)AUG -0.1 % -0.1 % -0.1 %Italy  
10/24/1404:00 Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)AUG -1.7 % -1 % -1.5 (R) %Italy  
10/24/1404:30 GDP (Q-o-Q)Q3 0.7 % 0.73 % 0.9 %UK News 
10/24/1404:30 GDP (Y-o-Y)Q3 3.0 % 3.07 % 3.2 %UK  
10/24/1404:30 Index of Services (3M-o-3M)AUG 0.8 % 0.8 % 1.0 %UK  
10/24/1405:00 ExportsAUG€ 1.13 B € 1.51 BGreece  
10/24/1405:00 ImportsAUG€ 2.03 B € 2.85 BGreece  
10/24/1405:00 Trade BalanceAUG€ -0.90 B € -1.34 BGreece  
10/24/1405:00 Hourly Wages (M-o-M)SEP 0.0 %  0.0 %Italy  
10/24/1405:00 Hourly Wages (Y-o-Y)SEP 1.1 %  1.1 %Italy  
10/24/1406:00 Consumer Confidence IndexOCT 101.5   103.0 Brazil  
10/24/1406:00 Consumer Confidence IndexOCT 101.4 101.15 102.0 Italy News 
10/24/1407:30 Official Foreign ReservesOCT 17$ 313.68 B $ 312.74 BIndia  
10/24/1409:00 Business SentimentOCT -6.8 -7.83 -7.2 Belgium News 
10/24/1410:00 New Home Sales - Median PricesSEP$ 259.00 K $ 286.80 (R) KUnited States  
10/24/1410:00 New Home Sales - UnitsSEP 467 466.67 466 (R) United States News 
10/26/1419:50 Corp Service Price (Y-o-Y)SEP   3.5 %Japan  
10/27/1400:00 Monetary Policy Meeting-  -Sweden  
10/27/1403:00 Consumer Confidence IndexOCT   -0.7 Finland  
10/27/1404:00 CB Coincidence IndexSEP   0.1 %Eurozone  
10/27/1404:00 CB Leading IndexSEP   -0.6 %Eurozone