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    • BreakingThe problem with trading Trump's tax 'plan'
      You can't trust the guyThe market didn't make a big move on Friday on the news that Trump was going to be releasing his tax plan on Wednesday. The S&P 500 climbed about 5 points; USD/JPY rose 30 pips.
      - 11 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 6:06pm -
    • A terrifying statistic on the retail workforce
      E-commerce is coming for your jobNot all retail employees are threatened by online sales, but millions are. Retail stores are nearing a tipping point, especially in the United States where retail floor space dwarfs other countries.
      - 13 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 4:13pm -
    • The Canadian housing market has gone absolutely foaming-at-the-mouth crazy
      Here's an exampleAlright, this is an anecdote so take it for what it's worth.A house near me 'went up for sale' yesterday but it didn't even make it to getting listed because someone heard about the impending sale and made a crazy bid.
      - 15 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 2:55pm -
    • You have to wonder what Exxon was thinking
      Treasury denies special exemption for Exxon to drill in RussiaMaybe ExxonMobile has gotten its way for far too long.You have to wonder what executives there were thinking. They applied to get a special exemption from Russia waivers so they could dr…
      - 15 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 2:47pm -
    • Good news if you don't like listening to the Bank of England
      The election call means communication will be restrictedI didn't know this rule and I'm not sure they have it in too many places but Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and other BOE policymakers are banned from speaking until after the election, e…
      - 1 day ago, 22 Apr 17, 4:05am -
    • ForexLive Americas FX news wrap: Oil below $50, Trump tax plan coming
      Forex news for US trading on April 21, 2017:Markets:- Gold up $3 to $1284- WTI crude down $1.11 to $49.61- US 10-year yields up 1.4 bps to 2.25%- S&P 500 down 7 points to 2349There was plenty of news and reasons to trade today but the FX market…
      - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 9:02pm -
    • US stocks end with modest losses on the day
      Not today Trump. France has an election.The major US indices are ending the day lower but losses are somewhat modest.  Even Trumps claim that big tax cuts are coming next week did not have an impact.  France elections this week helped to keep the…
      - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 8:47pm -
    • Fitch downgrades Italy to BBB from BBB+
      Fitch downgraded Italy- Outlook stable- Sees Italy GDP up 0.9%- Sees general government debt to GDP falling to 129.3% in 2020- Sees debt peaking at 132.7% of GDP in 2017Here's what Fitch had to say.
      - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 8:07pm -
    • CFTC Commitments of Traders: GBP shorts remain near high levels
      Forex futures net speculative positions as of the close of business on Tuesday April 18, 2017The positions are as of the close of business on Tuesday when the UK announced their snap election. The change in shorts in the GBP saw a decrease of 7K fro…
      - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 7:38pm -
    • The markets move toward the close...
      Stocks not impressed by Trump's "tax plan is coming" talkWith 40 minutes to go until the close the:Trump has also just added:I guess, the hope it was around the corner was a bit optimistic.
      - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 7:23pm -