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Weekly Outlook: U.S. and U.K. GDP

Both the U.S. and U.K. report early looks at third quarter GDP this week. Those key economic indicators coincide with…

Weekly Outlook: Words of The Fed

Another week. Another economic calendar full of speeches by Fed Presidents and officials.  The highlight, however, may come Wednesday when…

Weekly Outlook: Jobs Report, Yellen Speech

A new jobs report will be released Friday, and growth expectations are low.  Meanwhile nine speeches by Federal Reserve officials are…

Weekly Outlook: Fed Speeches and GDP

Janet Yellen will make her first public remarks since the Federal Reserve announced its decision to keep rates steady, and…

Weekly Outlook: Eyes on Gold

It’s a week light on major economic data, but the U.S. jobs situation will get another look Tuesday with the…

Appetite for the British Pound Grows in Asia

As Britons voted in the watershed Brexit referendum on June 23, 2016, to decide whether Britain should part ways with…

Weekly Outlook: FOMC Minutes and Top Stories

A fairly slow week on the economic calendar is highlighted by Wednesday’s FOMC Minutes, which may provide some insight on…

The Global Wheat Market is Changing. Can Australia Keep up?

The 2016/17 record wheat harvest in Australia comes at a time when the market is already awash with grain, and…

Weekly Outlook: FOMC Week

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to announce another rate increase this week following their meeting Wednesday. Ninety nine percent…

Retail Futures Trading in Asia is on the Rise

  2016 was not a year for the faint-hearted. It brought us a series of shocks – of which many…

Equity Options Trading for the Weekend

The world is watching the 2017 French Presidential election to see if political trends in the United States and United…

Weekly Outlook: Jobs Week

Both the U.S. Federal Reserve and European Central Bank release minutes from their latest policy meetings this week. The most-watched…