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Stocks Recover From Losses

May 12, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

U.S. stocks pared their sharp losses as defensive stocks in the consumer staples and telecoms sector strengthened following China’s move to tighten lending.

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Weaker Data Accelerates Selloff in Risk FX

May 12, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

Further selloff in commodities and softer than forecast economic data kept risk FX on the back foot throughout the early morning European trade with EUR/USD slipping below 1.4200, Aussie breaking under 1.0600 and cable tumbling through the 1.6300 figure. The economic news disappointed across the board with Australian employment numbers positing a big miss and both UK and EZ Industrial Production coming in much weaker than expected.

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“Wynn-ing” In Macau

May 12, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

Stocks Mixed on Weaker Dollar

May 12, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

Stocks are trading on either side of the flat line as a weaker dollar alleviates some of the pressure on commodities’ prices.

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At-the-Money Calls Active on General Electric Company

May 12, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

Call volume has climbed to 1.24 times the expected level on General Electric Company (GE – 20.07), with roughly 30,000 contracts crossing the tape so far…(Read More)

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Bernanke: Limited ‘crowding-out’ at present

May 12, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Thursday said he doesn’t think that in the near-term government spending is crowding-out private investment, insisting that interest rates are quite low and there is a lot of excess resources available for firms to – for example – hire additional workers. “That being said if we don’t address fiscal trajectory we’re going to be facing severe crowding-out problems and severe financial stability problems,” Bernanke said in response to a question by Sen. Charles Schumer of New York at a hearing on financial stability.

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Dollar Gets No Help From US Data

May 12, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

US Retail Sales increased for 10th consecutive month in April but at a slower pace as higher gasoline prices dampened consumer demand. Retail Sales rose 0.5% versus 0.6% eyed, but ex autos and ex-gas the gain was only 0.2%. Data for March however was revised higher reflecting strong Easter sales.

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Are Forex Markets Underpricing Volatility? – Forexrazor

May 12, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

Are Forex Markets Underpricing Volatility?
Forexrazor
High-Risk Warning Forex, Futures, and Options trading has large potential rewards, but also large potential risks. The high degree of leverage can work against you as well as for you. You must be aware of the risks of investing in forex, futures,

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Are Forex Markets Underpricing Volatility? – Forexrazor is a post from: The Forex Trading System Blog

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