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Swiss Stocks Turn Higher, Led By UBS

Swiss stocks rallied to end the abbreviated week on high note, as traders went bargain hunting ahead of the Easter ....

Swiss Stocks Crawl Higher Despite Credit Suisse

Swiss stocks nudged higher but underperformed other European markets as traders assessed earnings results from big bank ....

German Stocks Drift Lower After ZEW Data

German stocks declined on Tuesday as the results of a key survey showed investor sentiment in Germany continued to be damped ....


Kerry: Agreement Reached On Plan To Defuse Ukraine Crisis

U.S. Secretary Of State John Kerry said Thursday that he and his counterparts from Russia, Ukraine and the European Union ....

Beau Biden To Run For Governor Of Delaware

While Vice President Joe Biden has purportedly not decided whether he will run for president, his son Beau unveiled his plans ....

Cantor Claims Obama Still Does Not Know How To Work With Congress

After speaking with President Barack Obama by phone about stalled immigration reform legislation on Wednesday, House Majority ....

Philly Fed Index Jumps More Than Expected In April

Growth in Philadelphia-area manufacturing activity has accelerated by much more than anticipated in the month of April, ....

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Rebound Less Than Expected

After reporting initial jobless claims at their lowest level in almost seven years in the previous week, the Labor Department ....

U.S. Industrial Production Climbs More Than Expected In March

Industrial production in the U.S. rose by more than expected in the month of March, the Federal Reserve revealed in a report ....

Japan Govt Lowers Economic Assessment

The Japanese government downgraded its assessment of the economy for the first time since November 2012. In its monthly ....

India Leading Index Rises In March: Conference Board

A measure signaling turning points in India's economic cycles rose in March, after a decline in the previous month, the ....

BoJ Lifts Economic Assessment Of One Out Of Nine Regions

The Bank of Japan upgraded its economic view of one region and maintained the assessment on eight other regions. In ....


Stocks Close Mixed Following Lackluster Trading Day - U.S. Commentary

After trending higher over the past few sessions, stocks showed a lack of direction throughout the trading day on Thursday. ....

Choppy Trading Persists On Wall Street Ahead Of Long Weekend - U.S. Commentary

Stocks continue to show a lack of direction in mid-day trading on Thursday, extending the lackluster performance seen earlier ....

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

After moving notably higher over the past few sessions, stocks are turning in a lackluster performance in morning trading on ....



Japanese Market Trades Marginally Lower

The Japanese stock market is swinging between gains and losses on Thursday, despite a positive lead overnight ....

Australian Market Advances On Wall Street Cues

The Australian stock market is trading higher on Thursday, tracking cues from Wall Street where stocks ended ....

Japanese Market Rallies Sharply

The Japanese stock market is up sharply on Wednesday, tracking cues from Wall Street. Bargain hunting after ....

Dollar Gains On Yen After Talk Of BoJ Easing

The dollar strengthened against the yen on Wednesday as the Bank of Japan hinted they will take measures to weaken their currency by this summer. Hopes for monetary easing in Japan helped the dollar to Y102.30, with the buck snapping back after touching a monthly low. Traders also considered a slew of economic data from the U.S. and Europe in ....

European Economics Preview: U.K. Unemployment, Eurozone Inflation Data Due

Unemployment figures from the U.K. and final inflation from euro area are due on Wednesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 3.00 am ET, Czech producer prices are due. Producer prices are forecast to fall 0.6 percent annually in March, following a 0.7 percent drop in February. Statistics Italy is scheduled to release ....

New Zealand CPI Rises Just 0.3% In Q1

Consumer prices in New Zealand gained 0.3 percent on quarter in the first quarter of 2014, Statistics New Zealand said on Wednesday. That was shy of forecasts for 0.5 percent, and it accelerated from the 0.1 percent gain in the previous three months. Cigarette and tobacco prices were responsible for the increase, the bureau said - countered ....

U.K. April House Price Sentiment At Record High

U.K. households' sentiment on current and future house prices reached a record high in April, survey data from Knight Frank ....

Belgium Consumer Confidence Eases For Second Month

Belgium's consumer confidence weakened for a second consecutive month in April, survey data from the National Bank of Belgium ....

Poland's Producer Prices Continue To Fall

Poland's producer prices sustained their declining trend in March and fell at a slightly faster-than-expected pace, figures ....

Treasuries Fall Sharply On Upbeat Data, Easing Ukraine Worries

Treasuries moved sharply lower in an abbreviated session on Thursday amid upbeat economic data and easing ....

Treasuries Close Slightly Lower But Well Off Worst Levels

After coming under pressure in early trading on Wednesday, treasuries regained some ground over the course of ....

Economic Calendar

DateTime Economic Indicator PeriodActualForecastPreviousCountry 
4/18/1403:30 Consumer Confidence IndexAPR   -7 Netherland  
4/18/1404:00 Hourly Wages (M-o-M)MAR  0 % 0.1 %Italy  
4/18/1404:00 Hourly Wages (Y-o-Y)MAR  1.4 % 1.4 %Italy  
4/18/1404:00 CB Coincidence IndexFEB   0.0 %France  
4/18/1404:00 CB Leading IndexFEB   0.3 %France  
4/18/1404:30 PPI (M-o-M)MAR   -0.4 %Slovenia  
4/18/1404:30 PPI (Y-o-Y)MAR   -1.0 %Slovenia  
4/18/1405:00 Industrial Sales (M-o-M)FEB  3.1 % 1.2 %Italy  
4/18/1405:00 Industrial Orders (M-o-M)FEB  0.4 % 4.8 %Italy  
4/18/1406:00 CBI Monthly Industrial TrendsAPR   6 %UK  
4/18/1407:30 Official Foreign ReservesAPR 14  $ 306.65 BIndia  
4/18/1410:00 Lagging IndexMAR   0.3 %United States  
4/18/1410:00 Leading IndexMAR   0.5 %United States  
4/18/1410:00 Coincidence IndexMAR   0.2 %United States  
4/20/1419:50 ExportsMAR  9 % 9.8 %Japan  
4/20/1419:50 ImportsMAR  22.5 % 9.0 %Japan  
4/20/1419:50 Trade BalanceMAR ¥ 1280 B¥ -800.31 BJapan  
4/21/1401:00 PPI (Y-o-Y)MAR   -0.9 %Estonia  
4/21/1401:00 PPI (M-o-M)MAR   -0.4 %Estonia  
4/21/1404:00 CB Coincidence IndexFEB   0.4 %Germany  
4/21/1405:00 CB Leading IndexFEB   0.6 %Germany  
4/21/1419:00 CB Coincidence IndexFEB   0.2 %Australia  
4/21/1419:00 CB Leading IndexFEB   0.2 %Australia  
4/21/1423:30 Participation RateFEB   67.8 %Malaysia  
4/21/1423:30 Unemployment RateFEB   3.1 %Malaysia  
4/22/1401:00 Coincidence IndexFEB F   115.2 Japan  
4/22/1401:00 Lagging IndexFEB F   116.0 Japan  
4/22/1401:00 Leading IndexFEB F   113.1 Japan  
4/22/1403:00 M3 Money Supply (M-o-M)MAR   0.68 %Switzerland  
4/22/1403:00 M3 Money Supply (Y-o-Y)MAR   8.8 %Switzerland  
4/22/1403:00 Official Foreign ReservesFEB  $ 532.45 BSwitzerland  
4/22/1403:30 CPI (Y-o-Y)MAR   3.9 %Hong Kong  
4/22/1403:30 Unemployment RateMAR   3.1 %Hong Kong  
4/22/1403:30 Unemployment RateMAR   8.1 %Sweden  
4/22/1404:00 Consumer Confidence IndexAPR   5.0 Denmark  
4/22/1404:00 Manufacturing Production (M-o-M)MAR   4.6 %Lithuania  
4/22/1404:00 Manufacturing Production (Y-o-Y)MAR   -0.8 %Lithuania  
4/22/1404:00 Industrial Production (M-o-M)MAR   2.5 %Lithuania  
4/22/1404:00 Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)MAR   -2.0 %Lithuania  
4/22/1405:00 Construction Orders (M-o-M)FEB   1.5 %Eurozone