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SlateStone Wealth Chief Market Strategist Ken Polcari and Tocqueville Asset Management Portfolio Manager John Petrides discuss whether geopolitical events will prevent the Fed from raising interest rates on “The Claman Countdown.” Goldman Sachs economists have warned that the likelihood of the US economy plunging into a recession next year has increased dramatically following the Russian-Ukrainian …

Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Sign up for our Asia, Europe/Africa or Americas edition to get it delivered straight to your inbox every weekday morning Ukraine and Russia have made significant progress on a peace plan that includes a ceasefire and a Russian withdrawal if kyiv declares neutrality and …

WASHINGTON, DC: White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a White House Daily News … [+] briefing at the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Getty Images Global oil prices are falling, continuing their recent downward trend and falling below $100 a …

(Bloomberg) – Bitcoin edged higher for a third day after being reassured by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell that the US economy was strong enough to withstand monetary policy tightening. Bloomberg’s Most Read The biggest cryptocurrency continued to mirror the US stock market, which swung between gains and losses following the Fed’s first interest rate …

Statistics It’s been a busy week on the economic calendar in the week ending 18and February. A total of 66 stats were monitored, following 31 stats the previous week. Of the 66 statistics, 33 are ahead of forecasts, with 26 economic indicators below forecasts. There were 7 stats that were in line with the forecast …

EUR/GBP has been on a downtrend since the start of 2021, with GBP significantly stronger than the EUR. GBP/USD made bigger gains than EUR/USD during the bullish period following the start of the pandemic, until last summer, and since then EUR/USD has become more bearish than the cable. This shows that the GBP has had …

Early in the day: The start of the Asian session was busier. The Japanese yen and Australian dollar were in action in the early hours of the day. Entering the Asian open, markets also responded to the FOMC meeting minutes overnight. For the Japanese yen In January, Japan’s trade deficit widened from 583.3 billion yen …

On the macro It’s a quiet week ahead on the economic calendar, with the XX stats at the center of the week ending on the 11th.and February. The previous week, 76 statistics had been developed. For dollars: At the beginning of the week, the statistics are limited to December trade data which will have a …

Early in the day: It’s a relatively busy start to the day on the economic calendar this morning. The Japanese yen and the Australian dollar will be in action in the early hours of the morning. In Japan, industrial production and retail sales numbers will be the focus ahead of private sector credit numbers in …

Personal Consumption Expenditure (PCE) the data hit the tape, in all its digital boredom. Yet, within these tea leaves is a lot of useful data for the Fed in its monetary policy decision-making, among other things. So while they may be harder to track than, say, the monthly employment numbers (next week, by the way), …

(RTTNews) – Following the pullback seen at the end of the previous session, stocks are expected to rally higher in early trading on Thursday. Major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for markets, with the Dow Jones futures contract up 68 points. Early buying interest could be generated in reaction to a …

Policy Center for the New South The start of 2022 has been marked by both signs of slowing global economic growth and a shift towards tighter monetary policies in advanced economies. In his Global Economic Outlook report, published on January 11, the World Bank predicts that after a global growth rate of 5.5% last year, …

Early in the day: It’s a relatively busy start to the day on the economic calendar this morning. The Japanese yen and the kiwi dollar were in action in the early morning. For the Japanese yen Inflation figures for December were the main concern this morning. According to Ministry of Interior and Communication, Japan’s annual …

• Unemployment insurance claims, home sales data disappoints • Jump in cryptocurrencies NEW YORK: The dollar pared its earlier gains on Thursday as the bullish trajectory for US Treasury yields this week took a break. The greenback edged lower after weekly jobless claims unexpectedly hit a three-month high. A separate report showed that US second-hand …

It was a busier day on the Eurozone economic calendar. The final December inflation figures for the Eurozone and German headline inflation figures were the focus of concern. Eurozone inflation In December, the euro zone’s annual inflation rate rose from 4.9% to 5.0%, which was in line with preliminary figures. On a monthly basis, consumer …

© Reuters. By Gina Lee Investing.com – Asia-Pacific stocks were mostly up on Monday morning as investors digested news from China and the additional steps the country will take to spur economic growth. China was up 0.29% at 9:28 p.m. ET (0228 GMT) and up 0.77%. Data released earlier today showed GDP grew 4% and …

Investment markets and key developments Global equity markets remained under pressure over the past week on concerns about rising US inflation and accelerating US interest rate hikes. Omicron-related disruptions and tensions with Russia over Ukraine aren’t helping, although markets don’t seem too concerned about Omicron. For the week, US stocks fell 0.3%, Eurozone stocks fell …

Early in the day: It was a quiet start to the day on the economic calendar this morning. There were no major stats to guide the majors at the start of the Asian session. Later this morning, however, trade data from China will be of great interest as economies grapple with pressure from Omicron. The …

Statistics It has been a particularly busy week on the economic calendar, the week ending on the 7the January. A total of 63 statistics were monitored, up from 15 the previous week. Of the 63 statistics, 34 are ahead of expectations, with 23 economic indicators below expectations. There are 6 stats that were in line …

By Christiane von Berg, Coface Economist for Northern Europe, based in Mainz, Germany Wasn’t the fall of 2020 a good time? Of course, a severe lockdown in Germany was on the horizon, but there was some promising news about more effective vaccines. We economists breathed a sigh of relief, believing that we would have a …

Early in the day: It was a quiet start to the day on the economic calendar this morning. The Kiwi dollar was in action early this morning. On the monetary policy front, the PBoC also set loan prime rates for the last time this year. While leaving the 5yr unchanged at 4.65%, the PBoC lowered …

On the macro It’s a quiet week ahead on the economic calendar, with 32 stats at a glance during the week ending 24e December. During the previous week, 87 statistics had been finalized. For the dollar: Finalized 3e GDP for the quarter and weekly jobless claims will be the focus of concerns mid-week. Expect unemployment …

The concept of neoliberalism is part of the capitalism that spread widely shortly after the overwhelming defeat of socialism against the backdrop of the disintegration of the former Soviet Union, known as the USSR. The global political economic system has undergone some of the most significant transformations. The journey of capitalism, from regulated capitalism to …

Early in the day: It was a quiet start to the day on the economic calendar this morning. The Kiwi dollar was in action early this morning. Later this morning, the BoJ will also be the center of attention, making its final monetary policy decision of the year. For the Kiwi Dollar In December, the …

Urand, bonds; add actions JOHANNESBURG, December 7 (Reuters) – The South African rand weakened on Tuesday, with data showing the economy contracted more than expected in the third quarter after civil the July unrest hit production. At 14:30 GMT, the rand ZAR = D3 was trading at 15.9750 against the dollar, 0.28% weaker than its …

On the macro It’s a particularly busy week on the economic calendar, with 78 stats featured in the week ending 3e December. During the previous week, 49 statistics had been finalized. For the dollar: Earlier this week, consumer confidence will be the focus ahead of non-farm and manufacturing ADP data on Wednesday. Expect the most …

(Add a comment, update the prices) * 2nd estimate of US GDP for the 3rd quarter, first jobless claims at 13:30 GMT * FOMC to publish minutes of political meeting on 2-3 November Nov. 24 (Reuters) – Gold prices fell on Wednesday, forecast for a fifth straight session of losses as the US dollar strengthened …

Mortgage rates increased for the 1st time in 3 weeks, scoring a 4e increase in 6 weeks The rise in mortgage rates saw the 30-year fixed rate cross the 3% mark. In the week ending 18the In November, fixed 30-year rates rose 12 basis points to 3.10%. Compared to the same period last year, 30-year …

On the macro It’s a relatively busy week on the economic calendar, with 49 stats at the center of the week ending 26e November. During the previous week, 60 statistics had been finalized. For the dollar: Earlier this week, the preliminary private sector PMIs for November will be the focus of discussions on Tuesday. While …

Statistics It was a busier week on the economic calendar, in the week ending 19e November. A total of 60 statistics were monitored, up from 39 the previous week. Of the 60 statistics, 36 are ahead of forecast, with 16 economic indicators below expectations. There were 8 stats that were in line with the week’s …

For the dollar: At the start of the week, inflation figures will be in the spotlight. Expect a lot of interest, with any further spikes that may call the Fed’s transitional view into question. Jobless claims will also be key on Thursday ahead of JOLT’s job postings and consumer confidence figures on Friday. Following the …

A slowdown in China and the end of US stimulus measures threaten a much-needed regional rebound. Last year was marked by good news for Latin American economies. The region’s recovery has been stronger than expected and growth forecasts for the world Bank and IMF have improved over the past six months. Vaccination campaigns and fiscal …

Investors should prepare for a 10% market correction in the coming month as they understand the Federal Reserve’s stance on interest rates. The US central bank is due to announce on Wednesday that it will start cutting its monthly bond purchases by $120 billion, and the real story for the markets is how the Fed …

First appearance at Policy Center for the New South (November 2, 2021) The scarcity of inputs and goods has been felt all over the world due to disruptions in global value chains since the start of the pandemic. Factory closures in China in early 2020, closures in many countries and, subsequently, congestion of logistics networks …

Early in the day: The start of the day on the economic calendar was relatively busy this morning. The Australian dollar was in action at the start of the Asian session, with China’s economic data also taking center stage. For the Australian dollar The AIG manufacturing index fell from 51.2 to 50.4 in October. According …

The US dollar appears to have reversed some of its recent losses early in Friday’s session, supported by positive economic data from the housing sector and the labor market as well as a slight rise in US Treasury yields. At the time of this writing, the DXY US Dollar Index is trading at around 93.64. …

Early in the day: It was a busier start to the day on the economic calendar this morning. The Kiwi dollar and Australian dollar were in action, with UK economic data also taking center stage. For the Kiwi Dollar In September, retail sales of electronic cards rose 0.90% month-on-month, after falling 19.7% in August. According …

US employment data came in weaker than expected on Friday. This has been good news for the markets lately. Weaker employment data means looser monetary policy. But this time, traditional commerce did not pay off. What changed ? US employment data was worse than expected – and markets didn’t like it Once a month, every …

This morning was another quiet start to the day on the eurozone economic calendar. Key statistics included trade data from Germany. German economy In August, Germany’s trade surplus fell from 17.7 billion euros to 13.0 billion euros. Economists were forecasting a shrinkage to 15.8 billion euros. According to Destatis, German exports fell 1.2%, while imports …

The US economy grew more than expected in the second quarter of the year. image file The gross domestic product of the world’s largest economy grew 6.7% in the second quarter of the year compared to the previous three months, according to a final estimate from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The progress of …

The tenth edition of the International Monetary Fund External Sector Report (ESR, August 2021) shows how the current account deficits of the global economy widened in 2020 during the pandemic. On the flip side, the ESR also argues that, overall, the misalignment between fundamentals and current account balances has not been exacerbated. The pandemic has …

The pound sterling’s exchange rate against the euro fell from what was described as a “13-week high” in late March, to new “six-week lows” in recent days. It comes against a backdrop of growing concerns about the deployment of vaccination in Europe, coupled with “lackluster” economic developments. There is good news for the pound, however, …

LONDON (AP) – The Bank of England on Thursday expressed cautious optimism about the UK’s economic outlook following a sharp drop in coronavirus infections and the rapid roll-out of the national COVID-19 vaccination program . In a statement, the Monetary Policy Committee noted some recent “positive” economic developments as it kept the bank’s main interest …

First appeared in Policy Center for the New South While the economic recovery around the world remains uneven, fragile and unbalanced across sectors, financial markets are generally doing very well, thank you! In the United States, only half of the unemployment caused by the pandemic last year has reversed, while stock markets have continued to …

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Saturday that the novel coronavirus pandemic is the “greatest test of the robustness and resilience of our [India’s] economic and financial system. “The coronavirus pandemic represents perhaps the greatest test of the robustness and resilience of our economic and financial system so far,” ANI news …

Powell’s testimony from the Fed on the economy before Congress pushed stock prices higher last week. And it was worth paying attention to this news. But will the next round of economic data confirm the bullish outlook? Investors will need to focus on the Wednesday and Friday releases. Let’s take a look at the details. …

Markets all but ignored Fed discussions last week as developments in the U.S.-China trade war distracted investors from expected press releases. But it was worth paying attention to our news calendar from last week which highlighted UK economic data leading up to the GBP rally at the end of the week. This week we will …

VShrstine Lagarde had good news to report when she traveled to Davos three weeks ago to announce the latest economic forecasts from the International Monetary Fund. The global economy was doing better than expected across the board, said the managing director of the IMF. There was another message, however, a warning not to get too …