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German Stocks Little Changed Ahead Of Fed Announcement

German stocks are trading flat on Wednesday as investors digested a slew of earnings reports and the U.S. joined European ....

Swiss Stocks Flat As UBS Falls

Swiss stocks were flat on Tuesday, underperforming gains in other European markets amid positive U.S. economic data. The ....

European Stocks Retreat On Earnings

European stocks fell broadly on Wednesday as investors digested a slew of earnings reports and the U.S. joined European Union ....


Obama Announces New Sanctions Against Russia

US President Back Obama on Tuesday announced a new round of sanctions against Russia over Moscow's continued involvement in ....

Senate Unanimously Confirms Robert McDonald As VA Secretary

A day after lawmakers announced an agreement on compromise legislation to reform the Veterans Affairs Department, the Senate ....

White House Warns Of Costs Of Delaying Action On Climate Change

Looking to increase pressure on Congress, the White House released a report on Tuesday warning of the economic costs of ....

U.S. GDP Rebounds More Than Expected In Q2

After reporting a notable contraction in U.S. economic activity in the previous quarter, the Commerce Department released a ....

U.S. Private Sector Employment Rises Less Than Expected In July

Employment in the U.S. private sector continued to see notable growth in the month of July, according to a report released by ....

U.S. Consumer Confidence Jumps Much More Than Expected In July

Consumer confidence in the U.S. improved for the third consecutive month in July, according to a report released by the ....

Tight Financial Conditions, Emerging Market Slowdown To Damage Global GDP: IMF

The International Monetary Fund said the interactions between sharply tightening financial conditions and a structural ....

Moody's Sees Improvement In Chinese Property Sales In H2

Moody's Investors Service on Monday said that the national sales volume of China's residential property market will likely ....

Japan's Small Business Confidence Strengthens In July

Confidence among Japan's small and medium-sized enterprises improved in July, survey data released by the Shoko Chukin Bank ....


Stocks May See Early Strength On Upbeat GDP Data - U.S. Commentary

After turning lower over the course of the previous session, stocks are likely to move back to the upside in early trading on ....

Wall Street Shows Resilience As FOMC Decision Looms

Early indications suggest that Wall Street stocks may open slightly higher ahead of another earnings onslaught, although only ....

Stocks Turn Lower Following New Sanctions Against Russia - U.S. Commentary

After showing a notable move to the upside in early trading on Tuesday, stocks showed a substantial downturn over the course ....



Japanese Market Pares Early Gains

The Japanese stock market opened on a positive note Wednesday, with a weaker yen triggering some buying in ....

Australian Market Advances, Led By Miners, Energy Stocks

Despite a weak lead from Wall Street, the Australian stock market is trading notably higher on Wednesday with ....

Japanese Market Trades Higher

The Japanese stock market is trading higher on Tuesday, with investors reacting positively to some upbeat ....

Japan Industrial Production Tumbles 3.3% In June

Industrial output in Japan was down 3.3 percent on month in June, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Wednesday. That was well shy of forecasts for a decline of 1.2 percent following the 0.7 percent increase in May. On a yearly basis, industrial production added 3.2 percent - also missing expectations for 5.2 percent but up ....

Korea Industrial Production Gains 2.9% In June

Industrial output in South Korea climbed a seasonally adjusted 2.9 percent on month in June, Statistics Korea said on Wednesday. That was in line with expectations following the downwardly revised 2.8 percent decline in May (originally -2.7 percent). On a yearly basis, industrial output added 0.6 percent - shy of forecasts for an increase of ....

New Zealand Building Permits Climb 3.5% In June

The total number of building consents issued in New Zealand gained a seasonally adjusted 3.5 percent on month in June, Statistics New Zealand said on Wednesday - coming in at 1,950. That follows the 4.6 percent decline in May. Excluding permits for apartment construction (which totaled 197), building consents were up 2.9 percent. There ....

Eurozone Banks Ease Credit Standards For First Time Since 2007: ECB

Eurozone banks eased the credit standards for lending to businesses for the first time since the second quarter of 2007, the ....

German Inflation Slows In July

German inflation slowed slightly in July, flash data from Destatis showed Wednesday. Inflation, based on harmonized ....

Cyprus May Industrial Production Falls For Second Month

Cyprus' industrial production declined annually for a second straight month in May, figures from the statistical service ....

Treasuries Close Moderately Higher Following Five-Year Note Auction

Treasuries saw some volatility over the course of the trading day on Tuesday but managed to maintain a ....

Five-Year Note Auction Attracts Above Average Demand

Continuing this week's series of long-term securities auctions, the Treasury Department sold $35 billion worth ....

Treasuries Close Modestly Lower As Fed Announcement Looms

Treasuries moved modestly lower over the course of the trading day on Monday, partly offsetting the strength ....

Economic Calendar

DateTime Economic Indicator PeriodActualForecastPreviousCountry 
7/30/1400:00 Industrial Production (M-o-M)MAY -0.7 %  0.4 %Cyprus News 
7/30/1400:00 Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)MAY -0.8 %  -6.6 %Cyprus  
7/30/1402:00 UBS Consumption IndicatorJUN 2.06   1.80 (R) Switzerland News 
7/30/1402:45 Consumer Confidence IndexJUL 86 85.67 86 France News 
7/30/1403:00 Unemployment RateAPR - JUN 8.0 %  8.0 %Hungary News 
7/30/1403:00 Flash CPI - EU Harmonised (Y-o-Y)JUL -0.3 % -0.1 % 0.0 %Spain News 
7/30/1403:00 KOF Swiss Leading IndicatorJUL 98.1 99 100.5 (R) Switzerland  
7/30/1403:00 PPI (M-o-M)JUN 0.1 %  -0.1 %Austria  
7/30/1403:00 PPI (Y-o-Y)JUN -0.6 %  -0.9 %Austria News 
7/30/1403:00 Consumer Confidence IndexJUL 99.9   101.3 Sweden News 
7/30/1403:00 GDP (Q-o-Q)Q2 P 0.6 % 0.5 % 0.4 %Spain News 
7/30/1403:00 GDP (Y-o-Y)Q2 P 1.2 % 1.1 % 0.5 %Spain  
7/30/1403:30 GDP (Q-o-Q)Q2 0.2 % 0.6 % -0.1 %Sweden  
7/30/1403:30 GDP (Y-o-Y)Q2 1.9 % 2.4 % 1.9 %Sweden  
7/30/1404:00 GDP (Q-o-Q)Q2 P 0.69 % 0.4 % 0.67 (R) %Lithuania  
7/30/1404:00 GDP (Y-o-Y)Q2 P 2.98 % 2.5 % 3.05 (R) %Lithuania  
7/30/1404:00 PPI (M-o-M)JUN 0.0 %  0.1 %Bulgaria  
7/30/1404:00 PPI (Y-o-Y)JUN -0.5 %  -0.7 %Bulgaria News 
7/30/1404:00 Unemployment RateMAR - MAY 3.2 %  3.3 %Norway News 
7/30/1404:00 PMI ManufacturingJUL 50.9   50.4 Austria News 
7/30/1405:00 Business Climate IndicatorJUL 0.17 0.25 0.21 (R) Eurozone  
7/30/1405:00 Industrial Confidence IndexJUL -3.8 -4.3 -4.3 Eurozone  
7/30/1405:00 Services Confidence IndexJUL 3.6 4.5 4.4 (R) Eurozone  
7/30/1405:00 Consumer Confidence IndexJUL -25.3   -27.6 Portugal  
7/30/1405:00 Consumer Confidence IndexJUL -8.4   -7.5 Eurozone  
7/30/1405:00 Economic Confidence IndexJUL 102.2 102.18 102.1 (R) Eurozone News 
7/30/1406:00 Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)JUN 1.8 %  1.6 %Portugal News 
7/30/1406:00 Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)JUN -0.2 %  0.2 (R) %Portugal News 
7/30/1406:00 Retail Sales (M-o-M)JUN -0.4 %  -3.0 %Latvia  
7/30/1406:00 Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)JUN 2.8 %  2.1 %Latvia  
7/30/1406:00 Unemployment RateJUL 11.5 %  11.6 %Ireland News 
7/30/1408:00 CPI (M-o-M)JUL P 0.3 % 0.25 % 0.3 %Germany  
7/30/1408:00 CPI (Y-o-Y)JUL P 0.8 % 0.83 % 1.0 %Germany  
7/30/1408:00 CPI - EU Harmonised (M-o-M)JUL P 0.3 % 0.3 % 0.4 %Germany  
7/30/1408:00 CPI - EU Harmonised (Y-o-Y)JUL P 0.8 % 0.85 % 1.0 %Germany News 
7/30/1408:15 ADP Employment ChangeJUL 218 K 233.33 K 281 KUnited States News 
7/30/1408:30 Industrial Product Price (Y-o-Y)JUN 3.0 %  3.4 %Canada  
7/30/1408:30 Raw Materials Price Index (M-o-M)JUN 1.1 %  -0.3 (R) %Canada  
7/30/1408:30 Raw Materials Price Index (Y-o-Y)JUN 9.2 %  7.7 (R) %Canada  
7/30/1408:30 Industrial Product Price (M-o-M)JUN -0.1 % 0.2 % -0.5 %Canada