Economy - German ZEW Survey declines

Posted by forex 1721 days ago (

German ZEW Economic Sentiment

 The Centre for European Economic Research presented the outcome of its March Survey placing Economic Sentiment in Germany at 14.1, while the Teuton's assessment of the Current Situation rose to 85.4.

The previous Economic Sentiment reading stood at 15.7 while markets expected it to rise to 16.2. In terms of the Current Situation, the previ

Forex News - All Eyes On NFP Data

Posted by Forexsq 1732 days ago (


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Well it's Non-Farm Payrolls Friday and our man Jean-Claude Trichet has let the proverbial cat out of the bag yesterday. Hawkish, could be the understatement of the year as he opened his comments with 'strong vigilance is warranted with a view to containing upside risks to price stability' and away the EURUSD ran for around 100pips just on

Economy - ADP jumps to 217000

Posted by forex 1734 days ago (

The dollar pared its losses and Treasury prices briefly slipped a little lower on Wednesday after ADP said private employers added 217,000 jobs in February, more than many analysts expected. 

Economy - EMU Flash Feb CPI In Line With Expectations At 2.4% Y/Y

Posted by Forexsq 1735 days ago (

Heightened concerns about inflation in the Eurozone have been corroborated by the latest inflation data showing a generally expected renewed climb in area HICP.

Consumer prices in February were 2.4% above their level of one year ago, according to Eurostat's flash figure released Tuesday, one day after the statistics agency downwardly revised January's figure by 0.1 percentage poin

Economy - U.S personal income up 1.0%

Posted by forex 1736 days ago (

Personal income of American workers jumped a seasonally adjusted 1.0% in the first month of 2011, marking the biggest increase in a year and a half, while consumer spending rose a smaller 0.2%, the Commerce Department reported Monday. The increase in income stemmed largely from a one-year reduction in worker contributions to Social Security that took effect in January. A key inflation indicato

Forex News - ZEW Economic Expectations -17.2

Posted by forex 1747 days ago (




The Centre for European Economic Research published the results of the Survey it conducts on Expectations, in February respondents drove the results to -17.2.

The Survey's January results were a unmodified at -18.4. The Swiss public is a bit more optimistic as to the outlook of the economy the outcome suggests.

GDP of Euro zone growth steady - ForexSQ

Posted by Forexsq 1749 days ago (

The euro zone economy grew at the same quarterly rate in the fourth quarter as in the third, data showed on Tuesday, defying expectations of an acceleration. The European Union's statistics office Eurostat said gross domestic product in the 16 countries using the euro at the time grew 0.3 percent in the October-December period, the same as in the third quarter. Year-on-year, the expansio

Vote for euro , Merkel says

Posted by forex 1752 days ago (Editorial)

The German government may need a two-thirds majority in parliament to approve any deal on the new permanent rescue mechanism for the euro zone , meaning it will need opposition support for any compromise, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Saturday.

The report by the Bundestag's legal department underlines the challenge facing Chancellor Angela Merkel to convince the public and alli

BOE Avoids from Increasing Interest Rates and Asset Purchase

Posted by forex 1754 days ago (

The Bank of England held its key overnight lending rate and asset purchase target at 0.50 percent and 200 billion pounds in February as widely expected. There was a lackluster reaction in the British pound subsequent to the release as no change in policy was priced in. Going forward, currency traders will shift their focus to the BoE minutes which will be released on February 23 . At last mont

Forex Fundamental Outlook – Feb.10

Posted by Forexsq 1754 days ago (

Unemployment Claims in the US, Manufacturing Production in the UK are some of the interesting events on this hectic day. Let’s see what awaits us today.

In the US, Unemployment Claims, individuals who filed for unemployment insurance for the first time during the past week is about to reduce by 4K. It is an important signal of overall economic health because

Bernanke Talks about Budget on the Hill

Posted by forex 1755 days ago (

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke faces U.S. House members publicly for the first time since Republicans took control when he testifies before the House Budget Committee today.

10 things you should know before market open

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Major Asian indices were mixed in overnight trading, with the Nikkei up 0.41%. European markets are also mixed, and U.S. futures are lower.

•The NFIB small business index increased slightly.

•China hiked its key interest rates again this morning, moving the one year lending rate to 6.06% from 5.81%. 

•Brazilian inflation data came in p

China Increases Interest Rates

Posted by forex 1756 days ago (

 China on Tuesday staged its third interest rate increase since October, the latest sign of authorities’ intensifying efforts to temper the blistering pace of economic growth and prevent already worrisome inflation levels from escalating further.

The central bank in Beijing raised its benchmark one-year deposit rates by a quarter of a percentage point to 3 percent, and

AOL Purchase Huffington Post for $315M - ForexSQ

Posted by Forexsq 1757 days ago (

AOL Inc. is buying online news hub Huffington Post in a $315 million deal that represents a bold bet on the future of online news.

The acquisition announced early Monday puts a high-profile exclamation mark on a series of acquisitions and strategic moves engineered by AOL CEO Tim Armstrong

Bond yields rise , Good News

Posted by forex 1760 days ago (

Savers and investors relying on fixed incomes have been punished for several years.

Many healthy companies sat on their growing piles of cash instead of boosting dividends. Some struggling firms were forced to cut or even suspend quarterly payouts during the financial crisis. And the Federal Reserve's easy money policies (rates near 0% plus QE and QE2) have kept long-term bond yie


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