The last decade has seen significant changes in media and communication. In a world where there is an ever louder cacophony of news sources competing for our attention, any one particular story has to be communicated at a particularly high volume if it is to attract notice. UBS' Paul Donovan warns that this perhaps gives a tendency to sensationalism. For financial markets,...
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Good news is bad news, and bad news is good news. . . It’s getting kinda hard to keep track of it all. Also, Dan Epstein from Cause for Action joined John to talk about Obama’s most recent nominee for Labor Secretary.
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If Friday and yesterday it was Europe's reporting of ugly and below expectation economic data that pushed US stock futures ultimately higher, today it will be Europe's modest economic data beats that will send futures, where else, higher, and result in the Dow Jones breaking its nominal all time highs at the open or shortly thereafter. Following the Chinese economic update...
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Bad news out of Europe and good news from the U.S. have tossed the stock market around over the past week.
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Yes, there was economic news overnight, such as a Eurozone and UK CPI, both of which came in line with expectations (1.7% and 0.4% respectively), and a German ZEW which confirmed Europe's accelerating deterioration, tumbling from 48.5 to 36.3, far below expectations of a 41.0 print (somehow the huge miss has managed to push the EURUSD up by 60 pips to an overnight high of...
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Share markets in the United States and Europe have seen some strong gains overnight, with economic data from China boosting sentiment.
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As we tweeted somewhat prophetically this morning when futures were still modestly red: If sliding Chinese and German PMI data don't send the S&P to new all time highs, nothing will — zerohedge (@zerohedge) April 23, 2013 And sure enough, equities close at the highs of the day (up over 1.5% from the overnight lows) and back near all-time highs once again. Ignoring the...
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Sensible prices have helped the initial public offering market in the UK to become the leading region in Europe, according to a Financial News survey last week
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There was good news, bad news, and potentially great news yesterday coming from a brand best known for its convenience fees and general inconvenience: Ticketmaster.First, the good news. As
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Gun enthusiasts and gun control advocates clash over news that the National Rifle Association will sponsor the Great American Outdoor Show.
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