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The Federal Reserve may raise interest rates from their historic lows of 0.25% toward their historical average of 5%.
Investing.com - Asian stocks continued to rise in afternoon trade on Thursday. Hong Kong-listed Tencent Holdings Ltd (HK:0700) took centre stage after the Cyberspace Administration of China accused the company’s popular news app “Tian Tian Kuai Bao” of spreading vulgar information.
Employment numbers give the Aussie Dollar an early jump on the majors, with economic data and the ECB bringing the EUR into focus.
Investing.com - The Australian dollar fell against the U.S. dollar on Thursday in Asia after one of the Australian top 4 big national banks, the National Australia Bank (NAB), raised the home loan rates.
The Australian dollar initially rallied during the trading session on Wednesday but pulled back a bit to form a less than impressive candlestick. The 50 day EMA is just above, so it’s likely that we will probably continue to see a bit of resistance and that area.
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Solid revenues aid Zions Bancorporation's (ZION) fourth-quarter 2018 results, while rising expenses and provisions remain headwinds.
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STOCKSTOWATCHTODAY BLOG Energized by earnings. Stocks were heading higher on Wednesday, recovering from their worst day of 2019 on Tuesday. While worries about global growth still loom, several upbeat earnings reports helped to soothe frayed nerves this morning.
Despite slowdown in market volatility, E*TRADE's (ETFC) Q4 results are likely to benefit from annual increase in net interest income and brokerage accounts.
Banks' Q4 earnings so far display top-line strength on the back of higher rates, loan growth and strong financial advisory business.
Top-line strength and improved trading activities drive TD Ameritrade's (AMTD) first-quarter fiscal 2019 (ending Dec 31) earnings.
Stock futures: IBM, TD Ameritrade, Interactive Brokers and Canadian marijuana producer Aphria moved late on news.
The Euro has stabilized just above the 1.1350 level and is testing a short uptrend line. If it manages to break above the 50 Day EMA, which is offering a stiff resistance, then it can reach much higher towards the 1.15 level. The 1.27 level underneath is a strong support point for the pair and is unlikely to be broken unless there is a drastic change in fundamentals.
We could be looking at a mixed market on Wednesday with the NZD/USD continuing to strengthen on the inflation news and the AUD/USD weakening on U.S. – China concerns.
With trade data out of Japan reflecting the slowdown in Asia, Capitol Hill, the Oval Office and Parliament will be in focus through the day.
The New Zealand Dollar is trading higher against the U.S. Dollar early Wednesday in reaction to data which showed that consumer inflation edged higher in the fourth quarter, dimming the possibility of an interest rate cut. The Dollar/Yen is recovering from yesterday’s weakness, primarily due to the slight recovery in U.S. equity markets. Short-covering ahead of the Bank of Japan’s interest rate decision is also taking place.
Investing.com - The U.S. dollar was holding steady against a basket of its rivals on Wednesday and the yen was broadly lower as risk sentiment improved, but concerns over slowing global growth and U.S.-China trade tensions looked likely to keep gains in riskier assets in check.
Investing.com - The Japanese yen traded lower on Wednesday in Asia as risk aversion eased, but disappointing Japanese trade figures underlined the need for continued support for the trade-dependent economy.
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