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World stocks advance as investors expect US, China to negotiate after all

World stocks edged higher on Thursday as investors used signs of an easing of Sino-U.S. trade tensions to dip back into riskier assets.

The MSCI world equity index, which tracks shares in 47 countries, climbed 0.4 percent, while shares in Europe jumped 1.6 percent to a two-week high. 91 more words

Global stocks, dollar tumble as Trump sparks global trade war fears

The spectre of a global trade war sent world stocks tumbling towards a 2.5 percent weekly loss on Friday, and left bruised investors reaching for the traditional antidotes – government bonds, gold and the Japanese yen. 73 more words

From the Punter Trenches (1 March 2018)

By Tanya Rawat

“Starve your distractions, Feed your Focus.”

On Hawkish comments from the Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, we saw the excuse the US equity markets were looking for a sell-off. 161 more words

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From the Punter Trenches (26 February 2018)


By Tanya Rawat

Back from a long break. All my calls re Dollar Index, Gold, EURUSD, USDJPY and Oil have come to fruition. I expected Yen strength and expected it to touch 106 handle which it has done. 187 more words

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South Korean Cryptocurrency Regulator Found Dead at Home

Jung Ki-joon was 52 years old

By Steven Russolillo in Hong Kong and Min Sun Lee in Seoul
The Wall Street Journal

Updated Feb. 19, 2018 11:58 p.m. 481 more words

Notes From Underground: Let's Enter the Fray

First, thank you to all the readers and friends who posted condolences and sent private notes on the passing of my dear brother Ralph. If you want to see his creativity, search for… 784 more words

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Notes From Underground: Hell Has Frozen Over. Greenspan and Harris Agree

Over the last 30 years I have not had much regard for Alan Greenspan. He has been wrong on many of the issues on which he has opined, not least his speech on home bias and his pleadings for U.S. 789 more words

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