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Stocks Close Higher On Positive Reaction To Tech Earnings - U.S. Commentary

After moving mostly higher over the course of the two previous sessions, stocks saw some further upside during trading on ....

Stocks Mostly Positive In Mid-Day Trading, Nasdaq Outperforms - U.S. Commentary

With traders reacting positively to earnings news from some big-name tech companies, stocks have moved mostly higher during ....

Tech-Heavy Nasdaq Extends Uptrend, Dow Dips Into The Red - U.S. Commentary

After helping lift the Nasdaq to a new record closing high in the previous session, tech stocks are seeing some further ....

Japanese Market Declines On Profit-taking

The Japanese stock market opened lower on profit-taking Friday, following the recent strong gains that ....

Australian Market Advances

The Australian stock market is higher on Friday amid a broad-based rally, tracking the gains on Wall Street ....

Japanese Market Rises, Nikkei Hits New 15-year High

The Japanese stock market once again touched a new 15-year high, tracking the overnight gains on Wall Street ....
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Dollar Extending Recent Weakness As The Week Draws To A Close



The dollar is adding to its recent weakness against is major competitors at the end of the trading week. Many investors are now shifting their focus to next week. The Federal Reserve will conclude its 2-day policy meeting next week Wednesday and the Bank of Japan will wrap up its policy meeting next week Thursday. After another round of ....
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European Economics Preview: Eurozone Flash PMI Data Due



Flash Purchasing Managers' survey from euro area and retail sales from the U.K. are due on Thursday, headlining a busy day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the Swiss Federal Customs Administration is slated to issue foreign trade data. The trade surplus is expected to fall to CHF 2.12 billion in March from CHF 2.47 billion in ....
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Dollar Weakening After Jobless Claims & New Home Sales Disappoint



The dollar is losing ground against all of its major competitors Thursday, following the release of a pair of disappointing economic reports. Weekly jobless claims logged an unexpected increase, while new home sales came in weaker than anticipated. Investor optimism for a resolution to the situation in Greece is further fueling the ....

France Leading Indicator Rises For Second Month

A measure of France's future economic activity rose for a second straight month in February, signaling a continuation of ....

Spain Leading Index Rises Faster In February

Spain's measure of future economic activity climbed at a faster rate in February, extending the rising trend into a sixth ....

Belgium Business Confidence Improves Less Than Expected In April

Belgium's business confidence rose slightly in April, extending the rising trend to a third month, but dampened expectations ....

Treasuries Move Moderately Higher On Durable Goods Data

Treasuries moved moderately higher during trading on Friday, extending the upward move seen in the previous ....

Treasuries Move Back To The Upside Following Recent Pullback

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

Treasuries Extend Pullback Following Upbeat Housing Data

Treasuries came under pressure over the course of the trading day on Wednesday, extending the pullback seen ....

The Swiss Stock Market Pulled Back Friday, But Ended Positive For The Week

The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session in the red, extending its losses from the previous trading day. The market got ....

The Swiss Stock Market Pulled Back After Two Days Of Gains

The Swiss stock market ended Thursday's session with a slight decrease, following the gains of the previous two days. ....

German Stocks Fall After Disappointing Data

German stocks fell on Thursday as weak economic readings spurred concerns over the region's nascent economic recovery. A ....

Loretta Lynch Confirmed As Attorney General After Long Delay

More than five months after her nomination was announced, the Senate voted Thursday to confirm Loretta Lynch as Attorney ....

Obama Apologizes For Deaths Of Hostages In U.S. Counterterrorism Operation

President Barack Obama apologized Thursday for the deaths of two innocent hostages in a U.S. counterterrorism operation ....

Anti-Human Trafficking Bill Receives Unanimous Support In The Senate

After reaching an agreement regarding abortion language earlier this week, the Senate voted Wednesday to approve anti-human ....

U.S. Durable Goods Orders Jump Much More Than Expected In March

New orders for U.S. manufactured durable goods increased by much more than expected in the month of March, according to a ....

U.S. New Home Sales Pull Back Much More Than Expected In March

After reporting a notable increase in new home sales in the U.S. in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a ....

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Show Modest Increase

While the Labor Department released a report on Thursday unexpectedly showing a modest increase in first-time claims for U.S. ....

BoJ's Nakaso: Infrastructure Investment Vital To Stimulate Demand

Increased investment in infrastructure is vital to stimulate both exports and domestic demand, Deputy Governor of the Bank of ....

Hong Kong Unemployment Rate Unchanged For Eighth Month

Hong Kong's unemployment rate held steady for the eighth successive month in March, figures from the Census and Statistics ....

Taiwan Commercial Sales Unexpectedly Fall In March

Taiwan's commercial sales logged a surprise decline in March after a gain in the previous month, figures from the Ministry of ....
Economic Calendar
Date
Time
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
04/27/15
02:00
Consumer Confidence Index
APR
11.2
Finland
04/27/15
02:00
Import Price Index (M-o-M)
MAR
1.4 %
Germany
04/27/15
02:00
Import Price Index (Y-o-Y)
MAR
-3.0 %
Germany
04/27/15
06:00
CBI Monthly Industrial Trends
APR
5.5 %
0 %
UK
04/27/15
07:00
M3 Money Supply (M-o-M)
MAR
-0.04 %
Bulgaria
04/27/15
07:00
M3 Money Supply (Y-o-Y)
MAR
2.0 %
Bulgaria
04/27/15
07:00
Consumer Confidence Index
APR
82.9
Brazil
04/27/15
09:00
Exports
MAR P
$ 29.68 B
Mexico
04/27/15
09:00
Imports
MAR P
$ 29.12 B
Mexico
04/27/15
09:00
Trade Balance
MAR P
$ 0.51 B
$ 0.56 B
Mexico
04/27/15
09:00
Unemployment Rate
MAR
4.2 %
4.51 %
Mexico
04/27/15
09:45
PMI Composite
APR P
59.2
United States
04/27/15
09:45
PMI Services
APR P
59.2
United States
04/27/15
19:50
Large Retailers' Sales
MAR
1.3 %
Japan
04/27/15
19:50
Retail Trade (Y-o-Y)
MAR
-8 %
-1.8 %
Japan
04/27/15
19:50
Wholesale Sales (Y-o-Y)
MAR
-3.7 %
Japan
04/27/15
20:00
CB Coincidence Index
FEB
0.1 %
Australia
04/27/15
20:00
CB Leading Index
FEB
0.4 %
Australia
04/27/15
21:00
Exports
FEB
$ 4.36 B
Philippines
04/27/15
21:00
Imports
FEB
$ 5.11 B
Philippines
04/27/15
21:00
Trade Balance
FEB
$ -752 M
Philippines
04/28/15
00:00
Monetary Policy Meeting
-
-
Sweden
04/28/15
00:00
Monetary Policy Meeting
-
-
Brazil
04/28/15
02:45
Consumer Confidence Index
APR
93
93
France
04/28/15
03:00
PPI (M-o-M)
MAR
-0.7 %
Slovakia
04/28/15
03:00
PPI (Y-o-Y)
MAR
-3.8 %
Slovakia
04/28/15
03:00
Official Foreign Reserves
MAR
$ 128.35 B
Turkey
04/28/15
03:30
Retail Sales (M-o-M)
MAR
0.2 %
Sweden
04/28/15
03:30
Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)
MAR
4.1 %
Sweden
04/28/15
03:30
Trade Balance
MAR
SEK 4.6 B
Sweden
04/28/15
03:30
Exports
MAR
SEK 93.9 B
Sweden
04/28/15
03:30
Imports
MAR
SEK 89.3 B
Sweden
04/28/15
03:30
PPI (M-o-M)
MAR
1.1 %
Sweden
04/28/15
03:30
PPI (Y-o-Y)
MAR
1.9 %
Sweden
04/28/15
03:30
Trade Balance
MAR
HKD -40.81 B
HKD -35.88 B
Hong Kong
04/28/15
03:30
Imports
MAR
HKD 264.22 B
Hong Kong
04/28/15
03:30
Exports
MAR
HKD 228.38 B
Hong Kong
04/28/15
04:00
Retail Sales (M-o-M)
MAR
-4.3 %
Lithuania
04/28/15
04:00
Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)
MAR
4.3 %
Lithuania
04/28/15
04:30
BBA Loans for House Purchase
MAR
47.55 K
UK
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