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Redefining the big picture

Julian Phillips’ latest views on what is happening on the global currency and gold scene

A look at the performance of the Swiss Franc shows that it is being weakened by the Swiss National Bank and now stands at 0.9212 against the dollar a fall from its peak of last week of 0.85. 308 more words


Pressure mounts on ChexSystems Users

NY Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman yesterday  announced an agreement with Citibank under which it has agreed to change its policies for prescreening account applicants so that   “applicants are not rejected for accounts based on  isolated or minor banking errors, such as paid debts or a small overcharge.”  Specifically newspaper reports indicate that Citibank will only decline applicants if they have two or more reported incidents of account abuse in recent years.   649 more words

Legal Watch

Trading Recap Jan. 28th "Practice What You Preach"

Although Apple stole the show this morning with their earnings blowing past forecast, the FOREX market was the center of attention this afternoon with speeches by BOE Gov carney, the FOMC and the RBNZD. 355 more words

Trading Education

Double, double, oil in trouble, stocks burn and bonds bubble

The bond market exploded today as the FOMC pledged to remain patient on rate increases. Stock markets reacted negatively, pushing S&P 500 futures firmly below 2000. 388 more words

Stock Market

Fed says it will maintain its ‘patient’ approach to rate hikes

A new policy statement released by the U.S. Federal Reserve Wednesday shows the central bank is essentially staying the course regarding a timeframe for an eventual interest rate hike. 350 more words


28 Jan 15

S&P 2,002.16 -1.35% | MSCI EMI 973.68 -1.11% | US10Y 1.74% -22bps (MoM) | €/$ 1.1334 +0.42% | 30YFRM 3.83% -14bps (MoM) | WTI Crude… 97 more words


Will the US Federal Reserve raise US interest-rates?

Later on today sees the latest policy announcement by the US Federal Reserve and it is travelling a road which central banks have found to be very difficult in the credit crunch era. 1,183 more words

General Economics