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Stocks Close Modestly Lower After Seeing Early Strength - U.S. Commentary

After an early move to the upside, stocks turned lower over the course of the trading session on Thursday. The Dow pulled ....

Stocks Give Back Ground But Continue To See Modest Strength - U.S. Commentary

After moving to the upside early in the session, stocks have given back ground over the course of the trading day on ....

Major Averages Posting Modest Gains In Morning Trading - U.S. Commentary

Stocks have moved modestly higher in morning trading on Thursday following the mixed performance seen in the previous ....

Japanese Market Drifts Lower

The Japanese stock market slipped into negative territory on Thursday after opening higher following the ....

Australian Market Advances

The Australian stock market is advancing on Thursday following the mostly positive cues overnight from Wall ....

Japanese Market Declines

The Japanese stock market is declining on Wednesday following the mixed cues overnight from Wall Street and on ....
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Dollar Mixed After Central Banks Across The Pond Maintain Rates



The dollar is turning in a mixed performance against its major rivals Thursday afternoon. The buck is up against the Euro, but down against the British pound and the Japanese Yen. Central banks remain in focus a day after the Federal Reserve hiked interest rates, as expected. The European Central Bank and the Bank of England held firm on their ....
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European Economics Preview: BoE, ECB Policy Announcements Due



Monetary policy announcements from the Bank of England, the European Central Bank and the Swiss National Bank are due on Thursday, headlining a busy day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association releases passenger car registrations data. Also, Statistics Finland releases consumer prices ....
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Australia November Jobless Rate Unchanged At 5.4% In November



The jobless rate in Australia came in at a seasonally adjusted 5.4 percent in November, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday. That was in line with expectations and unchanged from the October reading. The Australian economy added 61,600 jobs last month to 12,403,000 - shattering expectations for a gain of 19,000 following the ....

ECB Leaves Rates, QE, Guidance Unchanged

The European Central Bank left its key interest rates and its plan to continue its monthly asset purchases at half its ....

Bank Of England Maintains Rate, QE

The Bank of England left its key interest rate unchanged on Thursday after raising it for the first time in a decade in ....

Ifo Sharply Raises German Growth Outlook; Sees Strongest Expansion Since 2011

Germany is set to log its strongest growth since 2011 next year, think tank ifo predicted on Thursday, as it sharply raised ....

Treasuries Close Roughly Flat After Recovering From Early Weakness

After moving to the downside in morning trading, treasuries rebounded over the course of the trading session ....

The Swiss Stock Market Fell As Central Banks Maintain Rates

The Swiss stock market ended Thursday's session with a small loss. The market rose above the 9,400 point level for the first ....

The Swiss Stock Market Climbed, Bucking The Trend In Europe

While, the majority of the European markets ended Wednesday's session in the red, the Swiss stock market finished with a ....

CAC Modestly Lower

The French stock market is marginally lower with investors looking ahead to monetary policy statements from the European ....

Kentucky Lawmaker Ends Life After Being Accused Of Sexual Abuse

A Kentucky lawmaker has apparently took his own life just two days after facing allegation that he sexually assaulted a ....

Doug Jones Pulls Off Stunning Political Upset In GOP Fort

Democratic Party's Doug Jones has pulled off a stunning political upset by narrowly defeating Republican Roy Moore in Alabama ....

Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama With Stunning Political Upset

Democratic Party's Doug Jones has narrowly won Alabama Senate Special election with a stunning political upset over ....

U.S. Business Inventories Edge Slightly Lower In October

A report released by the Commerce Department on Thursday showed a modest decrease in U.S. business inventories in the month ....

U.S. Import Prices Climb In Line With Estimates In November

A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed U.S. import prices increased in line with economist estimates in ....

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Drop To 225,000

First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly decreased in the week ended December 9th, according to a report ....

Philippine Central Bank Maintains Key Rates

The Philippines' central bank decided to maintain its key interest rate at a record low, as widely expected, on ....

RBA Chief Says Fascination For Cryptocurrencies More Like Speculative Mania

Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe said the current fascination with cryptocurrencies feels more like a ....

ADB Raises Developing Asia's Growth Outlook

The Asian Development Bank raised its growth projection for developing Asia citing stronger than expected exports and ....
Economic Calendar
Date
Time
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
12/14/17
Monetary Policy Meeting
-
-
Turkey
12/14/17
Interest Rate Decision
-
3.0 %
3 %
3.00 %
Philippines
12/14/17
Monetary Policy Meeting
-
-
Philippines
12/14/17
Wholesale Price Index (Y-o-Y)
NOV
3.93 %
3.59 %
India
12/14/17
Interest Rate Decision
-
4.25 %
4.25 %
4.25 %
Indonesia
12/14/17
Monetary Policy Meeting
-
-
Indonesia
12/14/17
CPI (M-o-M)
NOV F
-0.2 %
-0.2 %
Italy
12/14/17
CPI (Y-o-Y)
NOV F
0.9 %
0.9 %
Italy
12/14/17
CPI - EU Harmonised (M-o-M)
NOV F
-0.2 %
-0.2 %
0.0 %
Italy
12/14/17
CPI - EU Harmonised (Y-o-Y)
NOV F
1.1 %
1.1 %
1.1 %
Italy
12/14/17
00:30
Trade Balance
OCT
€ 5.16 B
€ 6.24 (R) B
Netherland
12/14/17
00:30
Imports
OCT
€ 34.56 B
€ 33.37 (R) B
Netherland
12/14/17
00:30
Exports
OCT
€ 39.71 B
€ 39.61 (R) B
Netherland
12/14/17
02:00
CPI (M-o-M)
NOV
0.2 %
0.0 %
Finland
12/14/17
02:00
CPI (Y-o-Y)
NOV
0.8 %
0.5 %
Finland
12/14/17
02:00
CPI - EU Harmonised (M-o-M)
NOV
0.3 %
0.0 %
Finland
12/14/17
02:00
CPI - EU Harmonised (Y-o-Y)
NOV
0.9 %
0.5 %
Finland
12/14/17
02:45
CPI (M-o-M)
NOV
0.2 %
0.1 %
France
12/14/17
02:45
CPI (Y-o-Y)
NOV
1.2 %
1.2 %
1.1 %
France
12/14/17
02:45
CPI - EU Harmonised (M-o-M)
NOV
0.1 %
0.1 %
France
12/14/17
02:45
CPI - EU Harmonised (Y-o-Y)
NOV
1.2 %
1.2 %
France
12/14/17
03:00
CPI (M-o-M)
NOV F
0.5 %
0.9 %
Spain
12/14/17
03:00
CPI (Y-o-Y)
NOV F
1.7 %
1.6 %
Spain
12/14/17
03:00
CPI - EU Harmonised (M-o-M)
NOV F
0.3 %
0.3 %
0.6 %
Spain
12/14/17
03:00
CPI - EU Harmonised (Y-o-Y)
NOV F
1.8 %
1.7 %
1.7 %
Spain
12/14/17
03:00
PMI Manufacturing
DEC P
59.3
57.35
57.7
France
12/14/17
03:00
PMI Composite
DEC P
60.0
59.8
60.3
France
12/14/17
03:00
PMI Services
DEC P
59.4
60
60.4
France
12/14/17
03:15
PPI (M-o-M)
NOV
0.5 %
0.2 %
Switzerland
12/14/17
03:15
PPI (Y-o-Y)
NOV
0.4 %
0.1 %
Switzerland
12/14/17
03:15
Producer & Import Prices (M-o-M)
NOV
0.6 %
0.5 %
Switzerland
12/14/17
03:15
Producer & Import Prices (Y-o-Y)
NOV
1.8 %
1.2 %
Switzerland
12/14/17
03:30
Interest Rate Decision
-
(-1.25) - (-0.25) %
(-1.25) - (-0.25) %
Switzerland
12/14/17
03:30
Industrial Production (Q-o-Q)
Q3
-0.6 %
-0.1 %
Hong Kong
12/14/17
03:30
Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)
Q3
0.3 %
0.4 %
Hong Kong
12/14/17
03:30
PPI (Y-o-Y)
Q3
3.7 %
3.7 %
Hong Kong
12/14/17
03:30
Unemployment Rate
NOV
6.6 %
6.7 %
Sweden
12/14/17
03:30
PMI Composite
DEC P
58.7
57.1
57.3
Germany
12/14/17
03:30
PMI Services
DEC P
55.8
54.8
54.3
Germany
12/14/17
03:30
PMI Manufacturing
DEC P
63.3
62
62.5
Germany
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