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  • Calendar event / Friday at 12:30 GMT

    US 2nd estimate GDP

    forecast
    actual
    Med Annual Rate, Q/Q%
    +0.8%
    +1.2%
    Med Chain-Weighted Price Idx, Q/Q%
    +2.3%
    +2.2%
    Med Corporate Profits, Q/Q%
    -0.3%
    Med PCE Price Idx, Q/Q%
    +2.4%
    Med Purchase Price Idx, Q/Q%
    +2.6%
    Med Core PCE Price Idx, Q/Q%
    +2.1%
    Med Real Final Sales, Q/Q%
    +2.2%
    Med Consumer Spending, Q/Q%
    +0.6%
  • Calendar event / Thursday at 8:30 GMT

    GB GDP 2nd estimate

    forecast
    actual
    Med GDP, Q/Q%
    +0.3%
    +0.2%
    Med GDP, Y/Y%
    +2.1%
    +2%
    Med GDP Quarterly First Estimate
    +0.3%
    Med GDP Yearly First Estimate
    +2.1%
  • Article / Wednesday at 5:00 GMT

    3 Numbers: US existing home sales expected to slow

    editor/analyst / CapitalSpectator.com
    United States
    3 Numbers: US existing home sales expected to slow
    In terms of both consumer and business climates, Germany seems to be enjoying very good weather lately. In the US, there is conjecture as to whether the fall in new-home sales will be followed by falls in existing ones, but on everybody's minds are Treasury yields, which must certainly pick up ahead of the expected rate hike.
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  • Calendar event / 17 May 2017 at 23:50 GMT
    Med Real GDP, Q/Q%
    +0.5%
    +0.5%
    Med Real GDP-Annualized
    +2.2%
    Med Nominal GDP, Q/Q%
    0%
    Med Domestic Demnd-Pct Pts Contrib To Growth
    +0.4%
    Med Nominal GDP-Annualized
    -0.1%
    Med External Demnd-Pct Pts Contrib To Growth
    +0.1%
    Med Private Inv-Pct Pts Contrib To Growth
    +0.1%
    Med Private Consumption, Q/Q %
    +0.4%
    Med Private Capital Outlays , Q/Q%
    +0.2%
    Med Public Fixed Investment, Q/Q%
    -0.1%
    Med Deflator, Y/Y%
    -0.8%
  • Trade view / 17 May 2017 at 22:42 GMT
    Medium term
    /
    Buy

    Gold approaches a bullish turning point

    Managing Partner / Spotlight Group
    United Kingdom
    US political troubles and flat economic data is boosting gold and the 50 and 200-day moving averages are closing in on a bullish cross after appearing to find some key support at the $1,214.09/troy ounce level.
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  • Article / 17 May 2017 at 12:18 GMT

    Higher taxes and spending will not deliver growth

    Managing Partner / Spotlight Group
    United Kingdom
    Higher taxes and spending will not deliver growth
    Labour has released its manifesto ahead of the UK's June 8 election, and it includes many elements that might appear positive to a globalisation/inequality-fatigued world. A look at the underlying economics, however, show that Britain's situation would likely worsen after their implementation.
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    17 May
    BuySellBuySell BuySellBuySell
    I was going to say it until you did in the last paragraph: 'They would have to borrow vast sums of money to finance their plans' .....
    17 May
    Stephen Pope Stephen Pope
    Thank you for your kind words. It all so sounds so easy...and I guess life is when someone else is paying.
    18 May
    BuySellBuySell BuySellBuySell
    So true Stephen ..