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Oil is going bananas

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Oil traders can’t make their minds up. The price of Brent and crude spiked overnight amid escalating tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran. Saudi Arabia has cut off diplomatic relations with Iran, getting people worried about the supply of oil from the Middle East. But oil prices fell back dramatically in early morning trade in […]

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The Periodic Table Has 4 Brand New Elements

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Four new elements have been added to the periodic table, making science textbooks across the world out of date. The elements were verified and added by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) last week, making the scientific chart’s seventh row officially complete. The inclusion of the super-heavy man-made chemical elements temporarily named […]

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EUR/USD – Trading the Eurozone CPI Flash Estimate

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Eurozone CPI Flash Estimate is an inflation index which measures the change in the price of goods and services charged to consumers. A reading which is higher than the market forecast is bullish for the euro. Here are all the details, and 5 possible outcomes for EUR/USD. Published on Tuesday at 10:00 GMT. Indicator Background […]

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Italy and Greece are Europe's star pupils

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European factories are in great shape. It’s manufacturing PMI day in Europe, meaning we get a snapshot of how factories across Europe are doing. The figures, each somewhere between 0 and 100, give an idea of whether a country’s manufacturing sector is growing or contracting. Anything above 50 signals growth, anything below means contraction. The […]

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Risk aversion rises following weak chinese data

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As liquidity returns to markets at the start of the New Year, we’re seeing a fairly uncomfortable start, with trading halted in Chinese equities after a 7% fall in the Chinese composite index. The more risk averse tone has been reflected in other equity markets in Asia and is also being carried over into European […]

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Hung Over Markets – Live Market Open from 8:00 GMT

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The new year is here, and the mood is certainly damp. Worries about China and the Middle East trigger a “risk off” pattern in markets and this is reflected in currency movements. Join me for a live market open, hosted by FXStreet: walking though recent developments and their impact on currencies, going through charts of […]

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China's Stock Markets Close for Day After Sharp Fall

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Chinese stocks plummeted nearly seven percent Monday – the first day of trading for the new year – prompting a halt to trading for the day on the Shanghai and Shenzhen exchanges. Poor manufacturing data in the world’s second-largest economy is mainly being blamed for the sharp selloff, along with rising tensions in the Middle […]

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Vontobel says Hans Vontobel, 100, dies

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ZURICH (Reuters) – Vontobel Holding’s Honorary Chairman Hans Vontobel, one of the firm’s most influential investors, died on Jan. 3 at the age of 100‍​, the Swiss bank said on Monday. “Hans Vontobel was one of the most important bankers in our country, but beyond that he was a convinced humanist, who put people at […]

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MOSS Ep.30

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