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Stocks Manage To Close Higher After Another Volatile Day - U.S. Commentary

After failing to sustain an early move to the upside, stocks continued to experience substantial volatility over the course ....

Stocks Rebound As Traders Hunt For Bargains - U.S. Commentary

After moving sharply lower over the course of the two previous sessions, stocks have shown a strong move back to the upside ....

Wall Street To Open Moderately Positive

Initial trends from the U.S. Futures Index suggest that Wall Street might be opening positive on Tuesday. Housing starts ....

Japanese Market Loses

The Japanese stock market is losing on Tuesday following the overnight sell-off on Wall Street and on a ....

Australian Market Notably Lower

The Australian stock market is notably lower on Tuesday with stocks falling across the board, following the ....

Japanese Market Modestly Higher

The Japanese stock market is modestly higher on Monday despite the sell off on Wall Street Friday amid worries ....
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New Zealand Q3 Current Account Deficit Seasonally Adjusted NS$2.6 Billion



New Zealand's seasonally adjusted current account deficit narrowed to NZ$2.6 billion in the third quarter of 2018, NZ$102 million smaller than the June 2018 quarter deficit (NZ$2.7 billion), Statistics New Zealand said on Wednesday. The annual current account deficit widened to NZ$10.5 billion for the year ended September 2018 (3.6 percent of ....
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Dollar Little Changed Ahead Of Fed Decision



The dollar got off to a weak start Tuesday, but has since pared its losses against its major rivals. The currency is now little changed overall on the day, as investors turn cautious ahead of tomorrow's policy decision from the Federal Reserve. The Fed is widely expected to raise interest rates by a quarter point Wednesday afternoon. Traders are ....
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Dollar Weakening Ahead Of Fed Announcement



The dollar is losing ground against all of its major rivals Monday afternoon. Traders are in a cautious mood ahead of the Federal Reserve's highly anticipated monetary policy announcement scheduled for Wednesday. The Fed is widely expected to raise interest rates by another quarter point, although traders are likely to closely scrutinize the ....

German Ifo Business Confidence Lowest Since Sept. 2016

Germany's business confidence slid to its lowest level in over two years, reports said Tuesday, citing data from the Ifo ....

Czech Producer Price Inflation Remains Unchanged

The Czech Republic's producer price inflation remained unchanged in November, data from the Czech Statistical Office showed ....

UK Household Finance Index At 6-month Low: IHS Markit

UK households' assessment of their future financial wellbeing fell to its lowest level in six months in December, amid a ....

Treasuries Extend Upward Move Ahead Of Fed Announcement

Treasuries moved higher over the course of the trading session on Tuesday, extending the upward move seen over ....

Treasuries Move Higher Amid Substantial Volatility On Wall Street

After ending last Friday's trading modestly higher, treasuries saw some further upside over the course of the ....

The Swiss Stock Market Dropped As Defensive Heavyweights Fall

The Swiss stock market ended Tuesday's session firmly in the red. After a weak start, the market was stuck in a sideways ....

CAC 40 Extends Losses On Growth Worries

French stocks fell on Tuesday to extend losses from the previous session, as global growth worries persisted and oil prices ....

European Markets Finish Lower In Cautious Trading

The European markets ended Tuesday's session with modest losses. Traders were in a cautious mood ahead of tomorrow's policy ....

Arizona Governor Appoints Congresswoman Martha McSally To Senate

Despite losing to Democratic Senator-elect Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., in last month's election, Congresswoman Martha McSally, ....

Judge Delays Sentencing For Trump's Former National Security Advisor

Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's closely watched sentencing on charges of lying to the FBI was unexpectedly ....

Trump Launches Second Round Of Payments To Farmers Impacted By Tariffs

President Donald Trump announced Monday he has directed Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to launch a second round of ....

U.S. Housing Starts Unexpectedly Jump 3.2% In November

With a spike in new construction of multi-family homes more than offsetting a continued decrease in new construction of ....

New York Manufacturing Index Tumbles Much More Than Expected In December

Business activity in the New York manufacturing sector saw substantially slower growth in the month of December, according to ....

U.S. Housing Starts Jump 3.2% In November Amid Spike In Multi-Family Homes

With a spike in new construction of multi-family homes more than offsetting a continued decrease in new construction of ....

Japan Has Y737.3 Billion Trade Deficit

Japan posted a merchandise trade deficit of 737.3 billion yen in November, the Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday. That ....

New Zealand Q3 Current Account Deficit Seasonally Adjusted NS$2.6 Billion

New Zealand's seasonally adjusted current account deficit narrowed to NZ$2.6 billion in the third quarter of 2018, NZ$102 ....

New Zealand Has Seasonally Adjusted NS$2.6 Billion Current Account Shortfall

New Zealand's seasonally adjusted current account deficit narrowed to NZ$2.6 billion, NZ$102 million smaller than the June ....
Economic Calendar
Date
Time
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
12/18/18
CPI - EU Harmonised (M-o-M)
NOV
-1.2 %
0.2 %
Iceland
12/18/18
CPI - EU Harmonised (Y-o-Y)
NOV
1.5 %
0.9 %
Iceland
12/18/18
02:00
Retail Sales (M-o-M)
OCT
-2.6 %
-4.6 %
Turkey
12/18/18
02:00
Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)
OCT
-7.5 %
-3.4 %
Turkey
12/18/18
02:00
Leading Index
OCT
105.7 %
105.5 (R) %
South Africa
12/18/18
03:30
Unemployment Rate
NOV
2.8 %
2.5 %
2.8 %
Hong Kong
12/18/18
04:00
Wages (M-o-M)
NOV
0.9 %
3.1 %
Poland
12/18/18
04:00
Wages (Y-o-Y)
NOV
7.7 %
7.5 %
7.6 %
Poland
12/18/18
04:00
Germany IFO - Business Climate
DEC
101.0
102.1
102.0
Germany
12/18/18
04:00
Germany IFO - Current Assessment
DEC
104.7
104.9
105.4
Germany
12/18/18
04:00
Germany IFO - Expectations
DEC
97.3
98.3
98.7
Germany
12/18/18
05:00
Capital Account Balance - BoP
OCT
€ 75.8 M
€ 57.2 M
Bulgaria
12/18/18
05:00
Current Account Balance - BoP
OCT
€ 56.1 M
€ 312.7 M
Bulgaria
12/18/18
05:00
Financial Account Balance - BoP
OCT
€ 145.8 M
€ 230.8 M
Bulgaria
12/18/18
05:00
PPI (M-o-M)
NOV
0.54 %
-0.35 %
Malta
12/18/18
05:00
PPI (Y-o-Y)
NOV
4.00 %
3.44 (R) %
Malta
12/18/18
08:00
Interest Rate Decision
-
0.90 %
0.9 %
0.90 %
Hungary
12/18/18
08:30
Manufacturing Shipments (M-o-M)
OCT
-0.1 %
0.2 %
Canada
12/18/18
08:30
Manufacturing Shipments (Y-o-Y)
OCT
8.0 %
7.8 %
Canada
12/18/18
08:30
Building Permits (M-o-M)
NOV
1328 K
1265 (R) K
United States
12/18/18
08:30
Housing Starts (M-o-M)
NOV
1256 K
1210 K
1217 (R) K
United States
12/18/18
10:00
CB Coincidence Index
NOV
0.6 %
-1.4 (R) %
Brazil
12/18/18
10:00
CB Leading Index
NOV
1.8 %
2.0 (R) %
Brazil
12/18/18
16:45
Capital Account Balance - BoP
Q3
NZ$ -17 M
NZ$ -5 (R) M
New Zealand
12/18/18
16:45
Current Account Balance - BoP
Q3
NZ$ -6.15 B
NZ$ -1.63 (R) B
New Zealand
12/18/18
16:45
Financial Account Balance - BoP
Q3
NZ$ -303 M
NZ$ -761 (R) M
New Zealand
12/18/18
18:30
Westpac Leading Index (M-o-M)
NOV
-0.1 %
0.1 %
Australia
12/18/18
18:50
Exports
NOV
0.1 %
3 %
8.2 %
Japan
12/18/18
18:50
Imports
NOV
12.5 %
11.5 %
19.9 %
Japan
12/18/18
18:50
Trade Balance
NOV
¥ -737.3 B
¥ -318 B
¥ -449.3 B
Japan
12/19/18
Capital Account Balance - BoP
OCT
€ 144.62 M
Portugal
12/19/18
Current Account Balance - BoP
OCT
€ 166.54 M
Portugal
12/19/18
Financial Account Balance - BoP
OCT
€ 84.09 M
Portugal
12/19/18
Interest Rate Decision
-
1.75 %
1.50 %
Thailand
12/19/18
Monetary Policy Meeting
-
-
Thailand
12/19/18
02:00
PPI (M-o-M)
NOV
-0.3 %
0.3 %
Germany
12/19/18
02:00
PPI (Y-o-Y)
NOV
2.85 %
3.3 %
Germany
12/19/18
04:00
Current Account Balance - BoP
OCT
€ 17 B
Eurozone
12/19/18
04:00
PPI (M-o-M)
NOV
0.5 %
Poland
12/19/18
04:00
PPI (Y-o-Y)
NOV
3.2 %
Poland
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