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Crude Oil Rally Again Fades

Crude oil futures fell Thursday, continuing a roller coaster ride that has seen prices jump around the $30 a barrel ....

Stocks Fall Sharply Amid Negative Reaction To Jobs Report - U.S. Commentary

Reflecting a negative reaction to the closely watched monthly jobs report, stocks moved sharply lower during trading on ....

Stocks Remain Under Pressure After Seeing Early Weakness - U.S. Commentary

After coming under pressure in early trading on Friday, stocks have seen some further downside over the course of the ....

Japanese Market Lower On Stronger Yen

The Japanese stock market is notably lower on Friday as exporters' stocks were dragged lower by a stronger ....

Australian Market Declines

The Australian stock market is declining on Friday, reflecting weakness in the financial and oil sectors. ....

Japanese Market Declines On Stronger Yen

The Japanese stock market is down with modest losses on Thursday, following the mixed lead from Wall Street ....
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Dollar Up Modestly After January Job Growth Disappoints



The dollar is rising against its major European rivals Friday afternoon and is holding onto slight gains against the Japanese Yen. The U.S. currency began to rise following the release of the highly anticipated employment report for January. Employment in the U.S. rose by less than expected in the month of January, according to a report ....
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European Economics Preview: Germany's Factory Orders Data Due



Factory orders 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 factory orders figures for December. Orders are forecast to fall 0.5 percent on a monthly basis, reversing a 1.5 percent rise in November. The French foreign trade data is due at 2.45 ....
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Australia December Retail Sales Flat On Month



The total value of retail sales in Australia was unchanged in December on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Friday, worth A$24.759 billion. That missed forecasts for an increase of 0.4 percent, which would have been unchanged from the November reading. Sales were up 0.6 percent in October. Among the ....

Jazbec Says ECB Ready To Act In March If Needed: Report

The European Central Bank is ready to add more stimulus in March if needed, but only after a thorough study of available data ....

Romania Keeps Interest Rates Unchanged Again

Romania's central bank held interest rates steady at a record low for the sixth consecutive policy session on Friday. The ....

Sweden Budget Balance Logs Surplus Unexpectedly

Sweden's budget balance logged an unexpected surplus in January due to an increase in tax payments, the National Debt Office ....

Treasuries Close Modestly Higher Following Volatile Session

Treasuries saw some volatility over the course of the trading session on Friday but managed to end the day ....

Treasuries Close Modestly Higher After Lackluster Session

Treasuries showed a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Thursday before ending the session ....

Treasuries Close Modestly Lower After Seeing Early Strength

After moving sharply higher in early trading, treasuries pulled back over the course of the trading day on ....

The Swiss Stock Market Finished Below 8,000 Points

The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session in the red, although it spent much of the session in positive territory. ....

CAC 40 Up 29 Points Before US Jobs Data

French shares eked out modest gains on Friday as investors digest a slew of earnings reports and await U.S. payrolls data due ....

DAX Marginally Higher Ahead Of US Jobs Data

German shares inched higher on Friday as investors digest a slew of earnings reports and await U.S. payrolls data due out ....

Obama Celebrates Drop In Unemployment Rate To Nearly Eight-Year Low

Following the release of a report showing the U.S. unemployment rate at a nearly eight-year low in January, President Barack ....

New National Poll Shows Clinton And Sanders In Virtual Tie

After the Iowa Democratic caucuses finished in a virtual dead heat earlier this week, the results of a new Quinnipiac ....

Democrats Urge Obama To Develop Plan To Address Spread Of Zika Virus

All members of the Senate Democratic Caucus have sent a letter to the White House urging President Barack Obama to develop a ....

U.S. Consumer Credit Climbs More Than Expected In December

Reflecting increases in both revolving and non-revolving credit, the Federal Reserve released a report on Friday showing that ....

U.S. Trade Deficit Widens More Than Expected In December

With imports rising and exports falling, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing that the U.S. trade ....

U.S. Employment Climbs Less Than Expected In January

Employment in the U.S. rose by less than expected in the month of January, according to a report released by the Labor ....

Indonesia Q4 GDP Growth Improves

Indonesia's economic growth accelerated in the fourth quarter, the Central Statistical Agency said Friday. Gross domestic ....

RBNZ's McDermott Says Forward Projections Are Conditional

The forward projections of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand are conditional and the forecasts are not a commitment to a ....

RBA Retains Faster Growth Outlook; Upbeat On Labor Market

The Reserve Bank of Australia has maintained its projection for faster growth amid improving labor market conditions but ....
Economic Calendar
Date
Time
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
02/07/16
18:50
Capital Account Balance - BoP
DEC
¥ -9.4 B
Japan
02/07/16
18:50
Current Account Balance - BoP
DEC
¥ 1590 B
¥ 1143.5 B
Japan
02/07/16
18:50
Financial Account Balance - BoP
DEC
¥ 2747.4 B
Japan
02/07/16
18:50
Bank Lending Banks ex-Trust (YoY)
JAN
2.2 %
Japan
02/07/16
18:50
Bank Lending Incl Trusts (YoY)
JAN
2.2 %
Japan
02/07/16
19:01
PMI Construction
JAN
58.6
Ireland
02/07/16
20:30
Labor Cash Earnings (Y-o-Y)
DEC
1.3 %
0.0 %
Japan
02/08/16
00:00
Eco Watchers Survey: Current
JAN
48
48.7
Japan
02/08/16
00:00
Eco Watchers Survey; Outlook
JAN
51
48.2
Japan
02/08/16
Exports
NOV
€ 11.57 B
Austria
02/08/16
Imports
NOV
€ 11.62 B
Austria
02/08/16
Trade Balance
NOV
€ -44.06 M
Austria
02/08/16
02:00
Exports
DEC
€ 4.28 B
Finland
02/08/16
02:00
Imports
DEC
€ 4.52 B
Finland
02/08/16
02:00
Trade Balance
DEC
€ -240 M
Finland
02/08/16
02:30
Bank of France Business Sentiment
JAN
99
99
France
02/08/16
03:00
Current Account Balance - BoP
DEC
DKK 12.4 B
DKK 11.9 B
Denmark
02/08/16
03:00
Exports
DEC
DKK 51.8 B
Denmark
02/08/16
03:00
Imports
DEC
DKK 46.2 B
Denmark
02/08/16
03:00
Trade Balance
DEC
DKK 6 B
DKK 5.7 B
Denmark
02/08/16
03:00
Industrial Production (M-o-M)
DEC
0.3 %
0.0 %
Spain
02/08/16
03:00
Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)
DEC
4.3 %
4.2 %
Spain
02/08/16
03:00
Industrial Production (M-o-M)
DEC
-1.2 %
Czech Republic
02/08/16
03:00
Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)
DEC
4.8 %
3.2 %
Czech Republic
02/08/16
03:00
Exports
DEC
CZK 297.27 B
Czech Republic
02/08/16
03:00
Imports
DEC
CZK 282.97 B
Czech Republic
02/08/16
03:00
Trade Balance
DEC
CZK -6 B
CZK 14.30 B
Czech Republic
02/08/16
03:00
Industrial Production (M-o-M)
DEC
-0.9 %
Turkey
02/08/16
03:00
Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)
DEC
3.6 %
3.5 %
Turkey
02/08/16
03:00
Trade Balance
DEC
€ 404 M
Slovakia
02/08/16
03:00
Exports
DEC
€ 6.30 B
Slovakia
02/08/16
03:00
Imports
DEC
€ 5.89 B
Slovakia
02/08/16
03:00
Unemployment Rate
JAN
6.2 %
Czech Republic
02/08/16
03:00
Trade Balance
DEC P
€ 687 M
Hungary
02/08/16
03:00
Exports
DEC P
€ 8.1 B
Hungary
02/08/16
03:00
Imports
DEC P
€ 7.4 B
Hungary
02/08/16
04:00
Official Foreign Reserves
JAN
$ 64.78 B
Czech Republic
02/08/16
04:00
Industrial Production (M-o-M)
DEC
0.8 %
Bulgaria
02/08/16
04:00
Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)
DEC
0.2 %
Bulgaria
02/08/16
04:00
Manufacturing Production (M-o-M)
DEC
1.7 %
Bulgaria
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