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Stocks Show Substantial Rebound Following Yesterday's Sell-Off - U.S. Commentary

Following the sell-off seen in the previous session, stocks showed a substantial rebound over the course of the trading day ....

Stocks Seeing Further Upside Amid News Out Of Greece - U.S. Commentary

With traders picking up stocks at somewhat reduced levels following yesterday's sell-off, stocks have moved notably higher ....

Bargain Hunting Leads To Early Strength On Wall Street - U.S. Commentary

Stocks have moved mostly higher in early trading on Wednesday, regaining some ground following the sell-off seen in the ....

Australian Market Drifts Lower

The Australian stock market pared initial gains and slipped into negative territory on Thursday, led by ....

Japanese Market Marginally Lower

The Japanese stock market is marginally lower on Wednesday, following the negative cues overnight from Wall ....

Australian Market Declines

The Australian stock market opened lower on Wednesday, tracking the weak cues overnight from Wall Street. ....
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Japan April Retail Sales Climb 5.0% On Year



Retail sales in Japan advanced 5.0 percent on year in April, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Thursday - coming in at 11.562 trillion yen. That was shy of forecasts for an increase of 5.5 percent following the 9.7 percent contraction in March. Sales from large retailers advanced an annual 8.6 percent to 1.608 trillion yen - ....
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Dollar Little Changed On Light Data Day



The dollar is adding to its recent gains against both the pound sterling and the Japanese Yen Wednesday, but has given back its early gains against the euro. There were no U.S. economic reports released today, following yesterday's large number of reports. However, investors will be watching for the release of weekly jobless claims and the pending ....
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European Economics Preview: German GfK Consumer Confidence Data Due



Consumer confidence survey results from Germany and France are due on Wednesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Germany's market research group GfK is scheduled to release consumer confidence data. The forward-looking consumer sentiment index is seen falling to 10 in June from 10.1 in May. Swiss UBS ....

German Growth Pace Could Possibly Improve: Conference Board

A measure of future economic activity in Germany rose for a fifth consecutive month in March on widespread strength among ....

Belgium Business Confidence Rises More Than Expected In May

Belgium's business confidence strengthened for a fourth consecutive month in May and at a faster-than-expected pace, as ....

ECB Leaves ELA Ceiling For Greek Banks Unchanged: Reports

The European Central Bank maintained the level of Emergency Liquidity Assistance provided for Greek banks, report said citing ....

Treasuries Close Roughly Flat After Late-Day Recovery

After seeing moderate weakness for much of the session, treasuries recovered going into the close of trading ....

Five-Year Note Auction Attracts Below Average Demand

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

Treasuries Move Notably Higher Despite Upbeat Economic Data

Treasuries moved notably higher over the course of the trading day on Tuesday, more than offsetting the ....

The Swiss Stock Market Pulled Back On Concerns Over Greece & Spain

The Swiss stock market returned to action Tuesday, following yesterday's holiday and ended the session in negative territory. ....

European Markets In Positive Territory

The European markets were trading mostly above the unchanged line on Wednesday, after the previous session's sell-off. That ....

UK Market Rises In Afternoon Trade

The UK market was higher on Wednesday afternoon, after the previous session's sell-off. That said, sentiment continued to be ....

EPA Issues Clean Water Rule To Protect Streams And Wetlands

As part of an effort to cement his environmental legacy, President Barack Obama announced his administration is implementing ....

Judge Orders State Dept. To Release Clinton Emails Every 30 Days

An order issued by a federal judge on Wednesday requires the State Department to release batches of former Secretary of State ....

Sanders Takes Aim At Billionaire Class In Campaign Kickoff Speech

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., formally kicked off his long shot campaign for president at an event in Burlington on ....

U.S. Consumer Confidence Index Shows Unexpected Increase In May

Consumer confidence in the U.S. improved modestly in May after declining sharply in April, the Conference Board revealed in a ....

U.S. New Home Sales Rebound More Than Expected In April

Following the pullback seen in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Tuesday showing that U.S. new ....

U.S. Durable Goods Orders Fall In Line With Estimates In April

Largely reflecting a pullback in orders for transportation equipment, the Commerce Department released a report on Tuesday ....

Japan Retains Economic View; Raises Assessment Of Private Consumption

The Japanese government retained its overall economic view on Wednesday, while raising its assessment of private ....

BoJ's Iwata Says Timing For Achieving 2% Inflation Target Somewhat Delayed

The inflation target of 2 percent is expected to be achieved around the first half of fiscal 2016, Bank of Japan Deputy ....

IMF Says Chinese Currency Is No Longer Undervalued

The International Monetary Fund said the Chinese yuan is no longer undervalued but it urged the authorities to make rapid ....
Economic Calendar
Date
Time
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
05/27/15
02:00
Unemployment Rate
APR
10.3 %
10.3 %
Finland
05/27/15
02:00
GfK Consumer Confidence Survey
MAY
10.2
9.97
10.1
Germany
05/27/15
02:00
Consumer Confidence Index
MAY
15.5
11.41
Finland
05/27/15
02:00
UBS Consumption Indicator
APR
1.25
1.34 (R)
Switzerland
05/27/15
02:45
Consumer Confidence Index
MAY
93
94.67
94
France
05/27/15
03:00
Consumer Confidence Index
MAY
98.8
96.9 (R)
Sweden
05/27/15
03:30
Trade Balance
APR
SEK 5.7 B
SEK 3.8 (R) B
Sweden
05/27/15
03:30
Imports
APR
SEK 93.3 B
SEK 102.8 (R) B
Sweden
05/27/15
03:30
Exports
APR
SEK 99.0 B
SEK 106.6 (R) B
Sweden
05/27/15
04:00
Retail Sales (M-o-M)
APR
1.9 %
13.8 %
Lithuania
05/27/15
04:00
Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)
APR
3.7 %
5.6 %
Lithuania
05/27/15
05:00
M3 Money Supply (M-o-M)
APR
-0.83 %
0.17 %
Bulgaria
05/27/15
05:00
M3 Money Supply (Y-o-Y)
APR
1.1 %
1.9 %
Bulgaria
05/27/15
09:00
Business Sentiment
MAY
-4.9
-6.5
-6.2
Belgium
05/27/15
09:30
CB Coincidence Index
MAR
-0.2 %
0.1 %
Germany
05/27/15
09:30
CB Leading Index
MAR
0.5 %
0.7 (R) %
Germany
05/27/15
10:00
Interest Rate Decision
-
0.75 %
0.75 %
0.75 %
Canada
05/27/15
19:50
Large Retailers' Sales
APR
8.6 %
-13.0 %
Japan
05/27/15
19:50
Retail Trade (Y-o-Y)
APR
5.0 %
6 %
-9.7 %
Japan
05/27/15
19:50
Wholesale Sales (Y-o-Y)
APR
1.8 %
-7.7 (R) %
Japan
05/27/15
19:50
Japan Buying Foreign Stocks (Yen)
MAY 17 - MAY 23
¥ -265.1 B
¥ -39.4 B
Japan
05/27/15
19:50
Japan Buying Foreign Bonds (Yen)
MAY 17 - MAY 23
¥ -911.8 B
¥ -1101.8 (R) B
Japan
05/27/15
19:50
Foreigners Buying Japan Stocks (Yen)
MAY 17 - MAY 23
¥ 561.2 B
¥ 187.2 (R) B
Japan
05/27/15
19:50
Foreigners Buying Japan Bonds (Yen)
MAY 17 - MAY 23
¥ 39.2 B
¥ -672.8 B
Japan
05/27/15
21:30
Private Capital Expenditure
Q1
-4.4 %
-2.80 %
-2.2 %
Australia
05/27/15
22:00
GDP (Q-o-Q)
Q1
0.3 %
2.5 %
Philippines
05/27/15
22:00
GDP (Y-o-Y)
Q1
5.2 %
6.85 %
6.9 %
Philippines
05/28/15
00:00
Industrial Production (M-o-M)
MAR
0.62 %
Cyprus
05/28/15
00:00
Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)
MAR
-1.9 %
Cyprus
05/28/15
00:00
Consumer Confidence Index
MAY
-19.4 %
Portugal
05/28/15
02:00
Exports
APR
CHF 17.95 B
Switzerland
05/28/15
02:00
Imports
APR
CHF 15.42 B
Switzerland
05/28/15
02:00
Trade Balance
APR
CHF 2.53 B
Switzerland
05/28/15
02:00
Import Price Index (M-o-M)
APR
1.0 %
Germany
05/28/15
02:00
Import Price Index (Y-o-Y)
APR
-1.4 %
Germany
05/28/15
03:00
Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)
APR
2.1 %
2.8 %
Spain
05/28/15
03:00
Official Foreign Reserves
APR
$ 120.74 B
Turkey
05/28/15
03:00
Unemployment Rate
FEB - APR
7.7 %
7.8 %
Hungary
05/28/15
03:00
Consumer Confidence Index
MAY
-7.3
Slovakia
05/28/15
03:00
PPI (M-o-M)
APR
0.7 %
Slovakia
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