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Swiss Stocks Inch Up Near All-time Highs

Swiss stocks nudged slightly higher on Tuesday, adding to recent gains. Big banks performed well, led by Julius Baer. The ....

Novartis Leads Swiss Stocks Higher

Swiss stocks rallied on Monday, led by Novartis after the drug maker presented findings on a potential breakthrough heart ....

European Stocks Sit Still Ahead Of Pivotal ECB Decision

European stocks were little changed for a second day in a row Tuesday, with markets cautiously awaiting this week's crucial ....


Obama's Approval Rating In California Hits Record Low

While California has been a Democratic stronghold for a number of years, the results of a new Field Poll released Tuesday ....

Former House Majority Leader Cantor Joins Wall Street Bank

Less than a month after resigning from Congress, former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Virg., has made the move from ....

U.S. Construction Spending Jumps More Than Expected In July

After reporting an unexpected drop in U.S. construction spending in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a ....

U.S. Manufacturing Index Shows Unexpected Increase In August

Activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector unexpectedly grew at an accelerated rate in the month of August, according to a ....

U.S. Construction Spending Jumps 1.8% In July, More Than Expected

After reporting an unexpected drop in U.S. construction spending in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a ....

RBA Holds Record Low Interest Rate

The Reserve Bank of Australia decided to maintain its record low interest rate as widely expected by economists. The ....

China Relaxes Laws On Govt Bond Sales

China eased rules governing bond issuance by local governments so as to make public project financing easier. Top ....

Indonesia's Inflation Eases In August

Indonesia inflation slowed in August, and exports declined unexpectedly in July, reports showed Monday. Inflation eased ....


Stocks Continue To Experience Choppy Trading - U.S. Commentary

Stocks continue to show a lack of direction in mid-day trading on Tuesday following the long, holiday weekend. Even with the ....

Stocks Showing A Lack Of Direction Despite Upbeat Data - U.S. Commentary

With traders largely shrugging off the latest batch of upbeat U.S. economic data, stocks are turning in a lackluster ....

Stocks May Move Modestly Higher In Early Trading - U.S. Commentary

Following the long, holiday weekend, stocks may move to the upside in early trading on Tuesday. The major index futures are ....



Japanese Market Rallies On Weaker Yen

The Japanese stock market opened on a firm note Tuesday, with a weaker yen aiding sentiment. Shares of ....

Australian Market Trades Marginally Lower

The Australian stock market is trading subdued on Tuesday with investors looking for fresh triggers after the ....

Japanese Market Trades Modestly Higher

The Japanese stock market opened on a firm note on Monday, lifted by a positive lead from Wall Street and a ....

Dollar Back In Style As Europe Flounders

The dollar continued to strengthen Tuesday, adding to multi-month highs versus major rivals amid further signs the U.S. economy is picking up. Meanwhile in Europe, the threat of deflation and stagnant economic growth will probably compel the European Central Bank to offer monetary stimulus on Thursday. Early gains took the dollar to $1.3120 ....

Japan Manufacturing Sector Continues To Expand

The manufacturing sector in Japan expanded at an accelerated pace in August, the latest survey from Markit Economics revealed on Monday with a purchasing managers' index score of 52.2. That missed forecasts for 52.4, although it's up significantly from 50.5 in July. The August reading moves further above the boom-or-bust mark of 50 that ....

China August Manufacturing PMI Revised Down; Trails Expectations

China's final manufacturing purchasing managers' index was revised down in August, defying expectations of economists to confirm the flash reading, results of a survey by Markit Economics and HSBC Bank showed Monday. The final HSBC Manufacturing PMI decreased to 50.2 in August from the flash estimate of 50.3. Economists had expected no ....

Spain Jobless Claims Rise In August

Spain's jobless claims increased for the first time in six months in August, data published by the labor ministry showed ....

Eurozone Producer Prices Fall In July

Eurozone producer prices decreased in July after recovering in June, data published by Eurostat showed Tuesday. Producer ....

Romania Retail Sales Rise; Producer Price Inflation Accelerates

Romania's retail sales growth improved in July on higher food sales, the National Institute of Statistics said Tuesday. At ....

Economic Calendar

DateTime Economic Indicator PeriodActualForecastPreviousCountry 
9/2/1400:00 Monetary Policy Meeting-  -Poland  
9/2/1400:00 Monetary Policy Meeting-  -Brazil  
9/2/1400:00 Monetary Policy Meeting-  -Australia  
9/2/1400:00 Monetary Policy Meeting-  -Hungary  
9/2/1400:30 Interest Rate Decision - 2.50 % 2.5 % 2.50 %Australia News 
9/2/1401:00 Industrial Production (M-o-M)JUL 2.9 %  -1.2 %Estonia  
9/2/1401:00 Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)JUL 2.4 %  1.0 %Estonia  
9/2/1401:00 Manufacturing Production (M-o-M)JUL 1.5 %  -1.1 %Estonia  
9/2/1401:00 Manufacturing Production (Y-o-Y)JUL 4.7 %  2.1 %Estonia  
9/2/1401:45 GDP (Q-o-Q)Q2 0.0 % 0.5 % 0.5 %Switzerland News 
9/2/1401:45 GDP (Y-o-Y)Q2 0.6 % 1.8 % 2.1 (R) %Switzerland  
9/2/1403:00 PPI (M-o-M)JUL -0.1 %  -0.3 %Romania  
9/2/1403:00 PPI (Y-o-Y)JUL 0.5 %  0.3 %Romania  
9/2/1403:00 Retail Sales (M-o-M)JUL 0.45 %  0.09 (R) %Romania News 
9/2/1403:00 Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)JUL 7.66 %  10.02 (R) %Romania  
9/2/1403:00 Trade BalanceJUN F€ 584.1 M € 291.9 (R) MHungary  
9/2/1403:00 ImportsJUN F€ 6.48 B € 6.74 (R) BHungary  
9/2/1403:00 ExportsJUN F€ 7.07 B € 7.03 (R) BHungary  
9/2/1403:30 Current Account Balance - BoPQ2SEK 48.7 B SEK 63.2 (R) BSweden  
9/2/1403:30 Capital Account Balance - BoPQ2SEK -0.5 B SEK -0.7 (R) BSweden  
9/2/1403:30 Financial Account Balance - BoPQ2SEK 16.4 B SEK 43.2 (R) BSweden  
9/2/1404:30 PMI ConstructionAUG 64.0 61.38 62.4 UK  
9/2/1405:00 Industrial Production (M-o-M)JUL 2.1 %  -1.0 %Croatia  
9/2/1405:00 Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)JUL 1.4 %  -1.7 %Croatia  
9/2/1405:00 Manufacturing Production (M-o-M)JUL 2.6 %  -0.3 %Croatia  
9/2/1405:00 Manufacturing Production (Y-o-Y)JUL 2.5 %  0.5 %Croatia  
9/2/1405:00 PPI (M-o-M)JUL -0.1 % 0 % 0.2 (R) %Eurozone  
9/2/1405:00 PPI (Y-o-Y)JUL -1.1 % -0.40 % -0.8 %Eurozone News 
9/2/1408:00 Industrial Production (M-o-M)JUL 0.7 % 0.45 % -1.4 %Brazil News 
9/2/1408:00 Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)JUL -3.6 % -3.9 % -6.9 %Brazil  
9/2/1409:00 GDP (Q-o-Q)Q2 0.1 % 0.05 % 0.4 %Belgium  
9/2/1409:00 GDP (Y-o-Y)Q2 1.0 % 1 % 1.2 %Belgium  
9/2/1409:30 PMI ManufacturingAUG 54.8   54.3 Canada  
9/2/1409:45 PMI ManufacturingAUG 57.9 56.5 55.8 United States  
9/2/1410:00 Official Foreign ReservesAUG 29$ 191.51 B $ 190.34 BMexico  
9/2/1410:00 Construction Spending - PublicJUL 3.0 %  -4.0 %United States  
9/2/1410:00 Construction Spending - ResidentialJUL 0.7 %  -0.2 %United States  
9/2/1410:00 Construction Spending - TotalJUL 1.8 % 0.97 % -1.8 %United States News 
9/2/1410:00 ISM Manufacturing SurveyAUG 59.0 56.75 57.1 United States News 
9/2/1410:00 ISM Manufacturing New Orders IndexAUG 66.7   63.4 United States