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Markets, Stocks. 22 August, 2012, 0:24 S&P 500 hits new high as Shanghai Composite hits new low
S&P 500 hits new post-crisis high intraday after Shanghai composite hit new post-crisis low intraday.
FX, Markets. 21 August, 2012, 20:06 Dollar Bends, but Doesn’t Break
By Marc Chandler, Marc to Market The US dollar is broadly lower against nearly all the major and emerging market currencies. Its firmer tone against the yen is the main exception. Risk-on is the general theme de jour. Equity markets are mostly higher in Asia and Europe. Peripheral bond markets are also firmer, as [...]
FX, Markets. 20 August, 2012, 20:59 The Churn Burn Continues
By Marc Chandler, Marc to Market It looked as if foreign exchange operators were going to take heart from the weekend reports that seemed to play up the possibility of unlimited ECB action in terms of both time and scope to target interest rate spreads in the euro area. The euro looked poised to [...]
Markets, Stocks. 20 August, 2012, 12:23 Shanghai composite hits a new post-financial crisis low
Shanghai composite index hits a new post-financial crisis low.
Markets, Stocks. 15 August, 2012, 15:26 While locals are giving up, foreigners are keen to buy Chinese equities
While local investors are giving up, international fund managers are keen to buy Chinese stocks.
Cross asset, Markets. 9 August, 2012, 17:24 Chart: the best and the worst asset classes of the last 5 years
Corn, gold and silver were the best performing assets over the last 5 years, while European peripheral stocks were the worst.
Commodities, Markets. 7 August, 2012, 11:36 Effect of Drought is showing up in steepening of hogs and cattle forward curves
Effect of drought is now showing up in hogs and cattle foward curves.
Markets, Stocks. 1 August, 2012, 19:09 Wall Street strategists have become most bearish on equities since the beginning of time
Wall Street sell-side strategists have never been this bearish in the past 27 years.
Commodities, Markets. 31 July, 2012, 10:18 Agricultural commodity prices reach new highs on on-going drought
Agricultural commodity prices are reaching new highs as the weather situation apparently is not improving.
Markets, Stocks. 30 July, 2012, 12:54 Watch out: Defensive stocks are becoming overvalued
Defensive stocks in the US market are becoming a very croweded trade.
FX, Markets. 20 July, 2012, 18:35 Chinese Yuan dropped to the low end of the trading band
Chinese Yuan fell to the lower end of the trading band for the first time since the trading band was widened.