Forex Fundamental Analysis
Are World Economies Faltering? | 8/22/2014 3:18:00 PM
World economies may appear to be on the mend, but when analysts delve deeper they find symptoms of financial deterioration. The euro zone's is at an even keel; China's economy is slowing down; Japan's tanked in the second quarter; the United Kingdom has wage deflation and the U.S. economy is barely holding its own.
Now’s the Time to Buy Iron Ore | 8/21/2014 8:52:00 AM
Iron ore has taken a beating this year, with prices correcting over 30 percent from their year-to-date high of $135 a ton in January. Surprisingly, some analysts see this as the perfect buying opportunity.
Raising a Child in the U.S. Tops $245,000 | 8/20/2014 4:55:00 AM
In its annual “Cost of Raising a Child” report, the U.S. Department of Agriculture showed that an average middle-income family in the United States can expect to spend about $245,000 over 18 years to raise a child born in 2013.
Americans Are Still Stuck in the Great Recession | 8/19/2014 7:41:00 AM
It may look that way because of some improvements in specific areas of the economy, but the Great Recession never truly ended for millions of Americans.
China Finds Mercedes-Benz Guilty of Price Manipulation | 8/18/2014 5:13:00 AM
spotlight in recent years as China intensifies its efforts to bring companies into compliance with a 2008 anti-monopoly law.
How to Pay off Your Debts | 8/15/2014 10:47:00 AM
As the economy slowly improves, Americans are racking up more debt. And experts say they often make big mistakes when trying to shed that debt and get out of the red.
Weak Retail Sales a Sign of Slow U.S. Consumer Spending | 8/14/2014 8:52:00 AM
U.S. retail sales unexpectedly stalled in July, pointing to some loss of momentum in the economy early in the third quarter and showing the worst performance in six months as car demand slowed and tepid wage growth restrained U.S. consumers.
Autos and Credit | 8/13/2014 4:50:00 AM
Have you ever wondered what the impact was of automated payments on your credit score? Google didn’t bring up very much information and in fact, very little research has been done on the subject.
Singapore GDP Unexpectedly Expands as Outlook Improves | 8/12/2014 7:52:00 AM
Singapore’s economy expanded last quarter as manufacturing declined less than initially estimated amid recoveries in advanced countries. The unexpected growth was helped along by a strong showing in its financial and insurance sectors.
Can Facebook Continue its Record Growth? | 7/25/2014 5:49:00 AM
Two years after Mark Zuckerberg took Facebook Inc public, people aren’t laughing anymore. Facebook shares surged to a record high today rising as much as 6.7 percent to $76.03 at the open in New York and topping the previous intraday high of $72.59 set in March.
U.S. Investors Move to Foreign Stocks | 7/23/2014 6:59:00 AM
U.S. stocks are at record highs and many analysts are saying they're overpriced. This has motivated American investors to diversify their portfolios into cheaper international stocks. According to Investment Company Institute (ICI) data, investors have moved a net $6.3 billion from U.S. stock funds this year, while putting $60.5 billion in foreign stock funds.
U.K. Economy Expected to Turn Around | 7/22/2014 6:31:00 AM
Among the world's seven leading industrialized nations this year, the U.K. is set to be the fastest growing economy. A leading economic think tank, has predicted that the country would move from recovery into expansion in 2014.
Investors View Next Two Weeks' Earnings for Signs of Economic Expansion | 7/21/2014 8:18:00 AM
A long hoped for improvement in the economy appears to be manifesting itself in second-quarter U.S. earnings.
Foreclosures Drop, Housing Starts Fall | 7/18/2014 6:44:00 AM
When it comes to the economy, good news is always accompanied by an adverse account of some sort. On the positive side, reports indicate that the latest foreclosure rate in the U.S. has hit a new milestone.
Martial Arts Hits Asia Big Time | 7/17/2014 5:56:00 AM
Martial arts is becoming big business in Asia. Despite having its origins in Japan and China, mixed martial arts is still relatively new to the region and as demand for the sport booms, businesses are betting on a strong future.