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Boeing Pushes DJIA To All-time High -- US Commentary

U.S. stocks finished higher Wednesday, with soaring shares of Boeing (BA) sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a new ....

Wall Street Might Open Higher Ahead Of FOMC Statement

Trading in the U.S. index futures suggest that Wall Street stocks may open Wednesday's session higher and the FOMC ....

Boeing's Earnings Drive Early Dow Gains - U.S. Commentary

Stocks are gaining ground in the early stages of Wednesday's session. The advance is modest, but investors were heartened by ....

Japanese Market Advances

The Japanese stock market is advancing on Wednesday, with investor sentiment bolstered by the positive cues ....

Australian Market Extends Gains

The Australian stock market is rising on Wednesday, extending gains from the previous session following the ....

Japanese Market Modestly Higher

The Japanese stock market is modestly higher on Tuesday despite the mixed cues overnight from Wall Street, ....
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Dollar Drops After Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged



The dollar is losing ground against all of its major rivals Wednesday afternoon, after the Federal Reserve made no change to interest rates upon the conclusion of its 2-day policy meeting. The Federal Reserve still plans to raise interest rates again this year and will begin to unwind its bloated balance sheet "relatively soon", it was announced ....
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European Economics Preview: UK GDP Data Due



Preliminary quarterly national accounts from the UK is due on Wednesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the Swiss UBS consumption indicator is due for June. The index had climbed to 1.39 points in May from 1.34 in April. At 2.45 am ET, the French statistical office Insee is scheduled to release ....
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Australia Consumer Prices Rise 0.2% In Q2



Consumer prices in Australia gained 0.2 percent on quarter in the second quarter of 2017, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday. That was shy of expectations for 0.4 percent and down from 0.5 percent in the three months prior. On a yearly basis, inflation was up 1.9 percent - also missing expectations for 2.2 percent and down ....

UK Mortgage Approvals Stagnate In June: UK Finance

Corrects heading The UK mortgage approvals stagnated in June, data published by the UK Finance showed Wednesday. The ....

UK GDP Growth Improves Slightly In Q2

The UK economy expanded at a slightly faster pace in the second quarter, preliminary data published by the Office for ....

Spain's Retail Sales Growth Eases In June

Spain's retail sales grew at a slower pace in June, the statistical office INE reported Wednesday. Retail sales climbed ....

Two-Year Note Auction Attracts Above Average Demand

Kicking off this week's series of long-term securities auctions, the Treasury Department sold $26 billion ....

Treasuries Give Back Ground Following Recent Strength

After trending higher over the past couple weeks, treasuries gave back some ground during trading on ....

The Swiss Stock Market Is Climbing Back Near 9,000 Points

The Swiss stock market ended Wednesday's session firmly in positive territory. The market rose steadily during the first hour ....

European Markets Rose On Positive Corporate Earnings

The European markets posted gains in early trade Wednesday, before settling into a sideways pattern. Solid U.K. GDP data and ....

CAC 40 Extends Gains On Upbeat Earnings

French shares extended gains from the previous session on Wednesday, thanks to upbeat earnings from the likes of Peugeot and ....

House Votes To Tighten Sanctions On Russia, Iran, North Korea

The House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved legislation to impose fresh sanctions against Russia, Iran and North ....

McCain, Pence Tiebreaker Help Move Forward On Trumpcare Legislation

The US Senate has started debating President Donald Trump's top legislative priority to repeal and replace Obamacare with a ....

TV Cameras Are Back On White House Briefings

Television cameras will be allowed in the White House briefing room again. This was announced by the new Communications ....

Fed To Unwind Balance Sheet "Relative Soon"

The Federal Reserve still plans to raise interest rates again this year and will begin to unwind its bloated balance sheet ....

New Home Sales Rise In June

U.S. new home sales were robust in June, roughly in line with estimates as interest rates remained attractive, the Commerce ....

U.S. Consumer Confidence Unexpectedly Improves In July

Consumer confidence in the U.S. unexpectedly improved in the month of July, according to a report released by the Conference ....

RBA Chief Says Rate Cut To Stimulate Inflation Risks Financial Stability

Any reduction in interest rate to push up inflation could lift asset prices, posing medium-term risk to financial stability, ....

Japan Small Business Confidence Strengthens In July

Japan's small business confidence strengthened for the third straight month in July, survey data from Shoko Chukin Bank ....

Japan Supermarket Sales Fall In June

Japan's supermarket sales declined again in June, the Japan Chain Stores Association reported Monday. Supermarket sales ....
Economic Calendar
Date
Time
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
07/26/17
Interest Rate Decision
-
9.25 %
10.25 %
Brazil
07/26/17
Monetary Policy Meeting
-
-
Brazil
07/26/17
Exports
MAY
€ 1078.6 M
€ 956.2 (R) M
Luxembourg
07/26/17
Imports
MAY
€ 1609.4 M
€ 1403.4 (R) M
Luxembourg
07/26/17
Trade Balance
MAY
€ -530.7 M
€ -447.2 (R) M
Luxembourg
07/26/17
Consumer Confidence Index
JUL
106.7
106.2
106.4
Italy
07/26/17
01:00
Industrial Production (M-o-M)
JUN
9.7 %
0.8 %
-3.5 %
Singapore
07/26/17
01:00
Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)
JUN
13.1 %
8.75 %
5.0 %
Singapore
07/26/17
02:00
UBS Consumption Indicator
JUN
1.38
1.32 (R)
Switzerland
07/26/17
02:45
Consumer Confidence Index
JUL
104
108
108
France
07/26/17
03:00
Retail Sales (M-o-M)
MAY
-0.1 %
0.0 (R) %
Denmark
07/26/17
03:00
Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)
MAY
0.5 %
1.7 (R) %
Denmark
07/26/17
03:00
Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)
JUN
2.5 %
1.70 %
2.8 (R) %
Spain
07/26/17
03:30
Exports
JUN
SEK 114.0 B
SEK 115.1 (R) B
Sweden
07/26/17
03:30
Imports
JUN
SEK 109.8 B
SEK 113.3 (R) B
Sweden
07/26/17
03:30
Trade Balance
JUN
SEK 4.2 B
SEK 1.8 (R) B
Sweden
07/26/17
04:00
ZEW Survey (Expectations)
JUL
34.7
20.7
Switzerland
07/26/17
04:30
BBA Loans for House Purchase
JUN
40.2 K
39.9 K
40.3 K
UK
07/26/17
04:30
GDP (Q-o-Q)
Q2
0.3 %
0.32 %
0.2 %
UK
07/26/17
04:30
GDP (Y-o-Y)
Q2
1.7 %
1.75 %
2.0 %
UK
07/26/17
04:30
Index of Services (3M-o-3M)
MAY
0.4 %
0.1 %
0.2 %
UK
07/26/17
05:00
PPI (M-o-M)
JUN
0.02 %
1.34 (R) %
Malta
07/26/17
05:00
PPI (Y-o-Y)
JUN
1.29 %
0.64 (R) %
Malta
07/26/17
10:00
New Home Sales - Median Prices
JUN
$ 310.80 K
$ 324.30 (R) K
United States
07/26/17
10:00
New Home Sales - Units
JUN
$ 610 K
$ 620 K
$ 605 (R) K
United States
07/26/17
10:00
FOMC Meeting
-
-
United States
07/26/17
10:30
EIA Crude Oil Inventory (Barrels)
JUL 21
483.4 M
490.6 M
United States
07/26/17
13:00
EIA Crude Oil Price
JUL 21
$ 46.42
$ 45.51
United States
07/26/17
14:00
Interest Rate Decision
-
1.00 - 1.25 %
1.25 %
1.00 - 1.25 %
United States
07/26/17
19:00
GDP (Q-o-Q)
Q2
0.5 %
0.9 %
South Korea
07/26/17
19:00
GDP (Y-o-Y)
Q2
2.55 %
2.7 %
South Korea
07/26/17
19:50
Foreigners Buying Japan Bonds (Yen)
JUL 16 - JUL 22
¥ 413.7 B
Japan
07/26/17
19:50
Foreigners Buying Japan Stocks (Yen)
JUL 16 - JUL 22
¥ 341.0 B
Japan
07/26/17
19:50
Japan Buying Foreign Bonds (Yen)
JUL 16 - JUL 22
¥ -947.8 B
Japan
07/26/17
19:50
Japan Buying Foreign Stocks (Yen)
JUL 16 - JUL 22
¥ -438.6 B
Japan
07/26/17
21:00
NBNZ Business Confidence
JUL
24.8
New Zealand
07/26/17
21:30
Export Price Index (Q-o-Q)
Q2
-5 %
9.4 %
Australia
07/26/17
21:30
Import Price Index (Q-o-Q)
Q2
0.9 %
1.3 %
Australia
07/27/17
Retail Sales (M-o-M)
JUN
1.1 %
Lithuania
07/27/17
Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)
JUN
17.0 %
Lithuania
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