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Can The Dollar And Oil Go Up Together?

It's The Busiest Day In Q3 Earnings Season
It s the busiest day we ve yet seen in Q3 earnings season While others mull over the likelihood of an AT amp T T buyout of Time Warner TWX especially two weeks before the U S presidential election in which both major candidates plus Bernie Sanders are opposed to the deal we will focus

Caterpillar's Earnings Offers Warning About The Economy

World Bank Ups Its 2017 Oil Price Forecast To $55

IFO Beats; Can Euro Recover?
Market Drivers October 25, 2016 IFO Beats forecasts Volatility at lowest level of the year Nikkei 0.76% Dax 0.50% Oil $51/bbl Gold $1270/oz. Europe and Asia: EUR IFO 110.5 vs. 109.5 North America: USD House Price Index 8:30 The euro found a mild bid in early European trade today when the IFO report printed

How Monetary Policy, Not Data, Is Driving Currencies
Daily FX Market Roundup 10.24.16 Over the past few weeks a number of currencies hit multi-month lows against the U.S. dollar. The euro, Swiss franc and Canadian dollars for example dropped to their lowest level since March versus the greenback while sterling hovers near its three decade low. On Friday we posed the

Smart Beta Behind Best Performing Emerging Market ETFs

This Housing Bubble Is Different Than 2008, But Equally As Scary

AT&T/Time Warner Deal Hog The Limelight
While the big news today is the announcement of the 85 4 billion buyout of Time Warner TWX by AT amp T T we will leave the discussion for elsewhere on Zacks com particularly here AT amp T T to Acquire Time Warner in 85 4 Billion Mega Deal We ve also got a fresh batch of Q3

FX: Upbeat PMIs Drive Euro Higher
Market Drivers October 24, 2016 EZ PMI beat across the board UK CBI -17 vs. -4 Nikkei 0.29% Dax 0.78% Oil $50/bbl Gold $1266/oz. Europe and Asia: EUR PMI 53.7 vs. 52.8 GBP UK CBI Industrial Trends North America: CAD Wholesale Sales 8:30 After hitting fresh multi-month lows at the start of week's trade, the