Forex Fundamental Analysis
Dow Jones Crosses The 10000 Point Barrier | 10/15/2009 10:04:00 AM
For the first time in a year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has closed above the 10000 point level. It actually closed at 10015.86 which was its best level since last October.
Bank Of Japan Remains Inscrutable Over Stimulus Measures | 10/14/2009 9:44:00 AM
Although the Japan was amongst the first to emerge from recession, things are still far from perfect in the world’s second largest economy.
More Mixed Signals From The UK Economy | 10/13/2009 8:55:00 AM
Let’s start with the good news; the FTSE in London closed at its highest level for more than a year.
FOREX: Last Week In Perspective- October 12th | 10/12/2009 9:13:00 AM
Last week was a much better one for the world’s major stock markets with all indices recovering ground over the course of the week. In Europe, the FTSE was up by 3.47%, closing above the psychologically important 5000 point barrier at 5161.9; the CAC put on a healthy 4.1%, closing at 3799.61; the Dax closed up by an impressive 4.46% at 5711.88.
US Deficit Is The Highest Ever | 10/8/2009 10:21:00 AM
It was inevitable that a time of reckoning would come when the costs of the financial support packages and stimulus measures would need to be calculated by the US Congress. With loss of tax revenues from those who had been made unemployed by the global recession, payment of higher unemployment benefits and people tightening their belts to be factored in as well, it was little surprise that the deficit broke all records
Gold climbs on the back of dollar rumours and weakness | 10/7/2009 10:10:00 AM
Gold rose to new record levels yesterday, touching $1043.77 before closing at $1017.65 in London last night according to data from the Financial Times. The strength of gold is due to a number of factors acting in concert.
More Mixed Economic Signals From America | 10/6/2009 9:57:00 AM
The Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke has been saying that the US recession is over for the past couple of months. He may be right. Most analysts accept the common, but flawed, definition of a recession as two consecutive quarters where the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is negative. But this definition is, perhaps, too narrow. It does not consider consumer confidence, nor unemployment trends and it is artificially pegged to four points over the course of the year.
Last Week In Perspective: all indices losing ground | 10/5/2009 9:40:00 AM
Last week was a poor one for the world’s major stock markets with all indices losing ground over the course of the week. In Europe, the FTSE lost 1.84% of its value, closing below the psychologically important 5000 point barrier at 4988.7; the CAC fell by 2.4%, closing at 3649.9; the Dax closed down by 2% at 5467.9.
IMF Says Bank Loses Will Be Better Than Expected | 10/1/2009 10:38:00 AM
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised its forecast for the cost to the banking sector, stemming from the global economic crisis.
US Consumers Disagree With Bernanke | 9/30/2009 9:35:00 AM
The Chairman of the Federal Reserve has been stating his view that the US economic recovery is underway for some time now.
Yen Continues to Defy Gravity | 9/29/2009 10:10:00 AM
Figures released yesterday, show that Japan is in a deflationary phase. For the sixth consecutive month, consumer prices have fallen in the world’s second largest economy.
FOREX: September In Perspective | 9/28/2009 7:46:00 PM
Economic parameters vary with great speed over the course of a trading day. For this reason, it is useful to look at data over a slightly longer term to gain an insight into any trends that might be emerging which can be exploited for your investment strategy.
Mixed Performance In The Japanese Economy | 9/25/2009 10:36:00 AM
Japan recently joined the post recession club with the likes of France, Germany and New Zealand. Yet, figures just released for Japanese exports in August showed that they were down by 36% on the previous year’s level.
Dollar Slumps To Lowest Value Against The Euro In A Year | 9/24/2009 10:36:00 AM
If you are a European tourist, America is the best value for money that it’s been for more than a year right now.
Will G20 Call For A Brave New World? | 9/23/2009 10:34:00 AM
Ahead of the Pittsburgh meeting of the group of 20 strongest economies (G20) later this week, speculation has been raised that leaders will call for changes as to how the world’s economy should run.