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    Market Predator Market Predator
    APAC guy weak audio + missing Ole. Akmal saves reputation :))
  • 5d
    Fashionapolis Fashionapolis
    As mentioned yesterday, Fed chief Janet Yellen could try to push a bit harder on starting to unwind the balance sheet as she may be in “legacy...
    5d
    Jim Earls Jim Earls
    More like "zombie mode" after almost 9 years of sub par 1% Fed Funds Rate-LOL.
  • Article / 11 May 2017 at 16:22 GMT

    Did May time the election just right?

    Managing Partner / Spotlight Group
    United Kingdom
    Did May time the election just right?
    Indications are that UK economic growth is slowing, and the Bank of England governor on Thursday expressed concerns about squeezed consumers as wages are unlikely to keep up with inflation this year. The prime minister may have timed the June election as much with a view to the economic outlook as to her lead in the polls.
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  • Article / 11 May 2017 at 15:22 GMT

    BoE forecasts suggest more balanced growth ahead

    Head of Trading / The ECU Group plc
    United Kingdom
    BoE forecasts suggest more balanced growth ahead
    The Bank of England held rates steady as expected on Thursday and slightly trimmed its 2017 growth forecast, but nudged up its 2018 and 2019 growth projections and indicated that rates may need to rise in the latter part of its forecast period by more than the yield curve currently suggests. Essentially the bank's forecasts suggest more balanced UK growth ahead.
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  • Article / 03 May 2017 at 14:00 GMT

    FOMC risks lie in hawkish direction

    Head of Trading / The ECU Group plc
    United Kingdom
    FOMC risks lie in hawkish direction
    Volatility markets appear extraordinarily lethargic ahead of tonight's Fed policy statement and other risk events, including the US jobs report and the French election at the weekend. We expect the Fed to indicate the Q1 slowdown was temporary, and we consider the risks overall for this FOMC meeting to be in a hawkish direction.
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  • Article / 24 April 2017 at 5:00 GMT

    3 Numbers: Chicago data to show low risk of US recession

    editor/analyst / CapitalSpectator.com
    United States
    3 Numbers: Chicago data to show low risk of US recession
    While all the focus will be on the result of the French presidential results today, there are other important data, including Germany's business climate index, which should see the economy firming, and industrial trends in the UK, which suggest some Brexit blow-back. In the US there are signs of economic deceleration
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  • 19 April
    Michael S. McKenna Michael S. McKenna
    As expected, May has won the parliamentary vote to allow a June 8 snap election by 522 to 13, well above the two-thirds majority required.