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Markets Bracing For Sell-off On Geopolitical Concerns

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to notably lower opening on Thursday, with the negative mood exacerbated by fears ....

Stocks Close Higher Following Recent Losing Streak - U.S. Commentary

Stocks fluctuated throughout much of the trading session on Friday but managed to end the day on the upside due to some ....

Stocks Seeing Modest Strength Following Early Volatility - U.S. Commentary

After seeing volatility in early trading, stocks have moved modestly higher over the course of the trading day on Friday. The ....

Japanese Market Recovers After Weak Start

The Japanese stock market recovered from a weak start and bounced back into positive territory on Friday, as ....

Australian Market Rebounds

The Australian stock market rebounded on Friday from the more than three-month lows touched in the previous ....

Indian Shares End Choppy Session Flat

Indian shares ended a choppy session largely unchanged on Friday after the previous session's big sell-off. ....
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Dollar Slightly Weaker After Q4 GDP Unrevised



The dollar is down slightly against all of its major competitors at the end of the trading week. Fourth quarter GDP came in weaker than anticipated this morning. The result came in unrevised, while economists were expecting an upward revision. However, consumer sentiment came in better than expected. Trading has been a bit subdued Friday, as ....
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European Economics Preview: France Consumer Confidence Data Due



Consumer confidence from France is due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 3.00 am ET, Germany's statistical office Destatis is scheduled to issue import prices figures. Economists forecast import prices to fall 3.9 percent year-on-year in February after declining 4.4 percent in January. In the meantime, the ....
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Dollar Rising After Larger Than Expected Drop In Jobless Claims



The dollar is gaining ground against its major European competitors Thursday and is bouncing back from early weakness against the Japanese Yen. Geopolitical concerns are partly responsible for the move, as well as the larger than expected decrease in U.S. weekly jobless claims. After reporting a modest uptick in first-time claims for U.S. ....

Buba's Weidmann: European Solution May Be Needed For Regulating Sovereign Debt

Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said on Friday that a European solution may be required for the regulatory treatment of ....

BoE's Broadbent Says Chances Of Protracted Deflation Pretty Low

The likelihood of a broad and protracted deflation, afflicting wages and prices, is pretty low, Bank of England Deputy ....

Ireland Retail Sales Growth Rises In February

Ireland retail sales volume grew at the fastest annual pace in seven months in February, data from the Central Statistics ....

Treasuries Move Back To The Upside Following GDP Data

After giving back ground over the course of the two previous sessions, treasuries moved back to the upside ....

Treasuries Pull Back Further Off Their Recent Highs

After moving lower over the course of the previous session, treasuries saw some further downside during ....

Seven-Year Note Auction Attracts Weak Demand

Finishing off this week's series of long-term securities auctions, the Treasury Department sold $29 billion ....

The Swiss Stock Market Finished Nearly Unchanged

The Swiss stock market gave back its early gains Friday and ended the session nearly unchanged. The market also ended the ....

The Swiss Stock Market Extended Its Losing Streak To 4 Sessions

The Swiss stock market ended Thursday's session solidly in negative territory, extending its weakness from the previous three ....

European Markets Finished With Mixed Results, Mostly Down For The Week

The European markets ended Friday's session with mixed results. The majority of the European markets finished the overall ....

Senate Passes Budget After Long Amendment Process

After enduring hours of votes on numerous amendments, the Senate narrowly voted early Friday morning to approve the budget ....

Sen. Harry Reid Not Running For Re-Election In 2016

After spending over thirty years in Congress, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, R-Nev., announced Friday he will not seek ....

Harry Reid Will Not Seek Re-Election Next Year

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said Friday he won't seek reelection in 2016. Reid said in video posted on ....

U.S. Fourth Quarter GDP Growth Unrevised At 2.2%

Economic activity in the U.S. grew at an unrevised rate in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the final estimate ....

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Fall More Than Expected

After reporting a modest uptick in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the previous week, the Labor ....

Yellen: Rate Hike Likely This Year, Followed By Gradual Tightening

An interest rate hike "may be warranted" this year, as long as the U.S. economic recovery is sustained, Federal Reserve ....

Taiwan Central Bank Maintains Status Quo For 15th Session

Taiwan's central bank held its key interest rate unchanged for the fifteenth policy session in a row on Thursday, citing ....

Philippine Keeps Key Rates Unchanged As Expected

The Philippine central bank decided to maintain its key rates unchanged on Thursday as the policy board assessed the current ....

Singapore Producer Prices Decline At Slower Rate In February

Singapore's producer prices declined at a slower pace in February, figures from the Department of Statistics showed ....
Economic Calendar
Date
Time
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
03/29/15
19:50
Industrial Production (M-o-M)
FEB P
-1.32 %
3.7 %
Japan
03/29/15
19:50
Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)
FEB P
0.20 %
-2.8 %
Japan
03/30/15
00:00
Industrial Production (M-o-M)
JAN
8.1 %
Cyprus
03/30/15
00:00
Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)
JAN
1.2 %
Cyprus
03/30/15
02:00
M3 Money Supply (Y-o-Y)
FEB
7.35 %
South Africa
03/30/15
03:00
Flash CPI - EU Harmonised (Y-o-Y)
MAR
-1 %
-1.2 %
Spain
03/30/15
03:00
KOF Swiss Leading Indicator
MAR
86
90.1
Switzerland
03/30/15
03:00
Consumer Confidence Index
MAR
-8.3
Slovakia
03/30/15
04:00
PPI (M-o-M)
FEB
-1.2 %
Bulgaria
03/30/15
04:00
PPI (Y-o-Y)
FEB
-2.9 %
Bulgaria
03/30/15
04:00
Consumer Confidence Index
MAR
110.35
110.9
Italy
03/30/15
04:00
PMI Manufacturing
MAR
48.7
Austria
03/30/15
04:30
M4 Money Supply (M-o-M)
FEB
0.3 %
-0.8 %
UK
03/30/15
04:30
M4 Money Supply (Y-o-Y)
FEB
-2.8 %
-2.2 %
UK
03/30/15
04:30
Mortgage Approvals
FEB
61.4 K
60.79 K
UK
03/30/15
04:30
Net Consumer Credit
FEB
£ 0.8 B
£ 0.8 B
UK
03/30/15
04:30
Net Lending Sec. on Dwellings
FEB
£ 1.6 B
UK
03/30/15
04:30
Import Price Index (M-o-M)
FEB
-0.3 %
Slovenia
03/30/15
04:30
Import Price Index (Y-o-Y)
FEB
-1.4 %
Slovenia
03/30/15
05:00
Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)
FEB
-2.1 %
Portugal
03/30/15
05:00
Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)
FEB
2.2 %
Portugal
03/30/15
05:00
Unemployment Rate
FEB
13.3 %
Portugal
03/30/15
05:00
Consumer Confidence Index
MAR
-21.2 %
Portugal
03/30/15
05:00
Consumer Confidence Index
MAR
-3.57
-6.7
Eurozone
03/30/15
05:00
Economic Confidence Index
MAR
102.9
102.1
Eurozone
03/30/15
05:00
Industrial Confidence Index
MAR
-4.17
-4.7
Eurozone
03/30/15
05:00
Services Confidence Index
MAR
5.10
4.5
Eurozone
03/30/15
05:00
Business Climate Indicator
MAR
3.84
0.07
Eurozone
03/30/15
05:00
PPI (M-o-M)
FEB
-4.0 %
Greece
03/30/15
05:00
PPI (Y-o-Y)
FEB
-9.6 %
Greece
03/30/15
06:00
Retail Sales (M-o-M)
FEB
1.7 %
Latvia
03/30/15
06:00
Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)
FEB
6.7 %
Latvia
03/30/15
08:00
CPI (M-o-M)
MAR P
0.4 %
0.9 %
Germany
03/30/15
08:00
CPI (Y-o-Y)
MAR P
0.23 %
0.1 %
Germany
03/30/15
08:00
CPI - EU Harmonised (M-o-M)
MAR P
0.4 %
1.0 %
Germany
03/30/15
08:00
CPI - EU Harmonised (Y-o-Y)
MAR P
0 %
-0.1 %
Germany
03/30/15
08:30
Industrial Product Price (M-o-M)
FEB
-0.4 %
Canada
03/30/15
08:30
Industrial Product Price (Y-o-Y)
FEB
-2.2 %
Canada
03/30/15
08:30
Raw Materials Price Index (M-o-M)
FEB
-7.7 %
Canada
03/30/15
08:30
Raw Materials Price Index (Y-o-Y)
FEB
-21.8 %
Canada
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