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FX Daily
October 31, 2013 Posted by
The EUR is weaker today against the USD after the release of inflation and employment reports. The weak data is fueling speculations that the ECB will cut rates to support the region's recovery.
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FX Daily
October 30, 2013 Posted by
The USD is slightly weaker going into the FOMC news conference later today. The expected "no action" policy statement by the Fed via their QE program will be followed up with comments related to the recent government shutdown.
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FX Daily
October 29, 2013 Posted by
The dollar strengthened against its peers as the market prepares for the FOMC decision tomorrow. Retail sales data and PPI were mostly in line with forecasts, indicating that consumer buying remains stable and inflation continues to be benign.
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FX Daily
October 28, 2013 Posted by
There were very little news today and markets are mostly quiet ahead of the FOMC meeting later this week. In Asia, the yen weakened on comments that the Bank of Japan will continue its easing monetary program until it reached its inflation target.
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FX Daily
October 25, 2013 Posted by
Stocks climbed early on the backs of good earnings from Microsoft and Amazon. The durable goods data was mixed with the top-line number above expectations. Excluding transportation and aircrafts, however, orders fell 1.1% for September.
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FX Daily
October 24, 2013 Posted by
The dollar slid to a two-year low against the euro as investors are concerned that the U.S. government shutdown will hamper economic growth for the remainder of the year and any reduction to QE will be delayed until next spring.
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FX Daily
October 23, 2013 Posted by
Asian stocks were down early driven by a jump in money market rates in China. The threat of tighter liquidity and higher rates in China lowered the Canadian loonie and Australian dollar, and the kiwi dived over 1.5% against the dollar.
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FX Daily
October 22, 2013 Posted by
The dollar took a hit after the government released several key employment data delayed by the shutdown. Job growth was below expectations, and revisions for the two previous months were essentially a wash.
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