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Major Averages Close Modestly Lower After Lackluster Session - U.S. Commentary

Stocks showed a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Friday following the sell-off seen in the previous ....

Major Averages Turning In Mixed Performance In Mid-Day Trading - U.S. Commentary

Following the sell-off seen in the previous session, stocks have shown a lack of direction over the course of the trading day ....

Stocks Turning In Lackluster Performance In Morning Trading - U.S. Commentary

Stocks are turning in a relatively lackluster performance in morning trading on Friday following the sell-off seen in the ....

Japanese Market Notably Lower

The Japanese stock market is notably lower on Friday, tracking the overnight sell-off on Wall Street and a ....

Australian Market Declines

The Australian stock market is declining on Friday following the negative cues overnight from Wall Street amid ....

Sensex And Nifty Tumble On Global Cues, Sikka Resignation

Indian shares fell on Friday, with weak global cues and steep losses in Infosys shares in the wake of CEO ....
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Dollar Losing Ground Heading Into The Weekend



The dollar is down against all of its major rivals Friday afternoon. On a light day for economic news, investors remained focused on the turmoil that continues to plague the Trump administration and the deadly terror attack in Spain. In another high profile shakeup at the White House, Steve Bannon is out as President Donald Trump's chief ....
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European Economics Preview: Germany's Producer Prices Data Due



Producer prices data from Germany is due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Destatis is scheduled to issue German producer prices for July. Prices are forecast to climb 2.2 percent annually in July compared to a 2.4 percent rise in June. At 4.00 am ET, the European Central Bank is scheduled to ....
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Dollar Mixed After Giving Back Early Gains



The dollar is turning in a mixed performance against its major rivals Thursday afternoon, after paring its early gains. The buck is holding onto small gains against its major European rivals, but has turned negative in comparison to the Japanese Yen. The minutes from the Fed's July meeting showed that officials were more worried about inflation, ....

Poland's Industrial Output Falls More Than Forecast

Poland's industrial production declined more than expected in July on sharp reduction in manufacturing, data from the Central ....

Eurozone Construction Output Falls For Second Month

Eurozone construction output decreased for the second straight month in June, Eurostat reported Friday. Construction ....

Eurozone Current Account Surplus Lowest Since 2014

The euro area current account surplus declined to the lowest in nearly three years in June, the European Central Bank said ....

Treasuries Close Roughly Flat After Seeing Early Strength

After an early move to the upside, treasuries pulled back over the course of the trading day on Friday before ....

Treasuries Close Higher After Recovering From Early Weakness

After an early move to the downside, treasuries turned higher over the course of the trading session on ....

The Swiss Stock Market Extended Recent Losses

The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session solidly in negative territory, extending the loss from the previous day. The ....

CAC 40 Down Over 1% As Risk Aversion Deepens

French shares fell sharply on Friday as political turmoil in the U.S. and a terrorist attack in Spain helped deepen risk ....

DAX Tumbles After Wall Street Selloff

German shares tumbled on Friday amid political turmoil in the U.S. and a terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain. The ....

Trump Meets With Top National Security Officials On Afghanistan

President Donald Trump traveled to Camp David on Friday to meet with top national security officials to discuss his ....

Steve Bannon Removed As White House Chief Strategist

In another high profile shakeup at the White House, Steve Bannon is out as President Donald Trump's chief ....

Romney Calls On Trump To Apologize For Charlottesville Response

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has called on President Donald Trump to apologize for his response to last ....

Philly Fed Index Dips Less Than Expected In August

Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia-area saw a slightly slower rate of growth in the month of August, the Federal ....

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Drop More Than Expected

First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits fell by more than anticipated in the week ended August 12th, according to a ....

ARGENTINA: Country To Resume Pork Imports From The United States

Argentina will soon resume importing pork from the United States for the first time since 1992, according to reports. The ....

India's Trade Deficit Likely To Remain Under Control: Capital Economics

The narrowing in India's trade deficit in July and a number of factors should ensure that it remains in check over the coming ....

S&P Maintains S. Korea's Sovereign Ratings

Standard & Poor's on Friday maintained the sovereign ratings of South Korea at 'AA' with 'stable' outlook as geopolitical ....

Hong Kong Jobless Rate Remains Stable

Hong Kong's unemployment rate remained stable in three months to July, the Census and Statistics Department reported ....
Economic Calendar
Date
Time
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
08/20/17
GDP (Q-o-Q)
Q2
1.5 %
1.3 %
Thailand
08/20/17
GDP (Y-o-Y)
Q2
3.8 %
3.3 %
Thailand
08/20/17
17:00
PPI (M-o-M)
JUL
-0.4 %
South Korea
08/20/17
17:00
PPI (Y-o-Y)
JUL
2.8 %
South Korea
08/20/17
19:01
Rightmove House Prices (M-o-M)
AUG
0.1 %
UK
08/20/17
19:01
Rightmove House Prices (Y-o-Y)
AUG
2.8 %
UK
08/20/17
20:01
Markit Household Finance Index
AUG
41.8
UK
08/20/17
23:00
Credit Card Spending (Y-o-Y)
JUL
8.3 %
New Zealand
08/21/17
Capital Account Balance - BoP
JUN
€ 1.5 M
Greece
08/21/17
Current Account Balance - BoP
JUN
€ -581.6 M
Greece
08/21/17
Financial Account Balance - BoP
JUN
€ -395.1 M
Greece
08/21/17
Capital Account Balance - BoP
JUN
€ 157.16 M
Portugal
08/21/17
Current Account Balance - BoP
JUN
€ -1426.71 M
Portugal
08/21/17
Financial Account Balance - BoP
JUN
€ -906.90 M
Portugal
08/21/17
Official Foreign Reserves
JUN
$ 765.05 B
Switzerland
08/21/17
M3 Money Supply (M-o-M)
JUN
-0.03 %
Switzerland
08/21/17
M3 Money Supply (Y-o-Y)
JUN
4.1 %
Switzerland
08/21/17
Capacity Utilization Rate
Q2
90.0 %
Sweden
08/21/17
00:30
All Industry Activity Index (M-o-M)
JUN
0.5 %
-0.9 %
Japan
08/21/17
01:00
PPI (M-o-M)
JUL
-0.3 %
Estonia
08/21/17
01:00
PPI (Y-o-Y)
JUL
3.3 %
Estonia
08/21/17
04:30
PPI (M-o-M)
JUL
-0.1 %
Slovenia
08/21/17
04:30
PPI (Y-o-Y)
JUL
2.2 %
Slovenia
08/21/17
06:00
PPI (M-o-M)
JUL
0.5 %
Latvia
08/21/17
06:00
PPI (Y-o-Y)
JUL
3.1 %
Latvia
08/21/17
08:30
Wholesale Sales (M-o-M)
JUN
0.9 %
Canada
08/21/17
08:30
Wholesale Sales (Y-o-Y)
JUN
10.1 %
Canada
08/21/17
09:00
CB Coincidence Index
JUL
-0.9 %
India
08/21/17
09:00
CB Leading Index
JUL
0.4 %
India
08/21/17
09:00
Consumer Confidence Index
AUG
2
Belgium
08/21/17
10:30
CB Coincidence Index
JUN
0.4 %
Australia
08/21/17
10:30
CB Leading Index
JUN
0.4 %
Australia
08/22/17
Exports
JUN
€ 25.36 B
Spain
08/22/17
Imports
JUN
€ 26.79 B
Spain
08/22/17
Trade Balance
JUN
€ -2.1 B
€ -1.43 B
Spain
08/22/17
Industrial Production (M-o-M)
JUL
-0.7 %
Lithuania
08/22/17
Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)
JUL
-0.7 %
Lithuania
08/22/17
Manufacturing Production (M-o-M)
JUL
-0.6 %
Lithuania
08/22/17
Manufacturing Production (Y-o-Y)
JUL
6.8 %
Lithuania
08/22/17
Monetary Policy Meeting
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Hungary
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