financials

Here we show how to use Fibonacci expansion levels to establish high-probability target levels and manage open positions as they unfold.
Provided the economy performs as well as Federal Reserve policymakers expect, the Fed will phase out large-scale asset purchases within the next 10 months. That’s a big “if” of course. The Fed has been projecting a stronger recovery each of the last four years, only to see growth average around a tepid 2%.
Dan talks about some challenges that traders may face in 2014. Traders should look at these challenges in 2014 as opportunities and be innovative.
Emerging-market currencies had their worst selloff in five years yesterday. The U.S. 10-year yield fell three basis points, or 0.03 percentage point, to 2.75% as we seem to be experiencing a “global flight to quality.”
This week’s decline in financial markets isn’t surprising because the value of those assets has risen sharply during the past year, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein said.
Traders have a number of high-priority economic reports to watch next week including the latest rate decision from the FOMC and advance GDP numbers.
By December, the most recent month for which statistics are available, the U.S. dollar Fiat Money Quantity (FMQ) had grown to $12.48 trillion. This is $5.05 trillion more than if it had grown in line with the established average monthly growth rate from 1960 to the month before the Lehman Crisis.
By December, the most recent month for which statistics are available, the U.S. dollar Fiat Money Quantity (FMQ) had grown to $12.48 trillion. This is $5.05 trillion more than if it had grown in line with the established average monthly growth rate from 1960 to the month before the Lehman Crisis.
Ahead of the opening bell, European equities are lower by about 1% while S&P index futures are recovering from double-digit losses (down 0.5%). Investors are now starting to get a sense of why some option traders have been targeting significantly higher strike prices.
U.S. stocks slumped, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average toward its biggest drop since September, and Treasuries rose after a gauge of China’s manufacturing shrank. Emerging-markets stocks fell while gold and natural gas rallied.