AUD, NZD Fall As US Dollar Trades Mixed

AUD, NZD Fall As US Dollar Trades Mixed

Today’s Economic events Japan Monetary Base y/y 28.50% vs. 28.70% Australia MI inflation gauge m/m 0.0% vs. -0.20% previously Australia building approvals m/m 3.10% vs. 2.10% Australia retail sales m/m 0.0% vs. 0.40% ANZ Job Advertisements m/m 0.20% vs. -1.20% previously Eurozone Sentix investor confidence 5.7 vs. 6.9 Eurozone unemployment rate 10.30% vs. 10.30% UK […]
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                        BlackBerry: Unrequited Love

E BlackBerry: Unrequited Love

After reporting FQ4 earnings Friday BlackBerry BBRY is slumping. The company achieved GAAP revenue of $464 million and a per share loss of $0.45. Revenue was down 30% Y/Y and off 15% sequentially; revenue was over $97 million lower than analysts expected. In FQ3 BlackBerry reported a sequential increase in revenue; I expected the company […]
EUR/USD And GBP/USD Forecast – April 4, 2016

EUR/USD And GBP/USD Forecast – April 4, 2016

EUR/USD The EUR/USD pair went back and forth during the course of the day on Friday, in reaction to the nonfarm payroll numbers. This isn’t much of a surprise to me, the jobs number release typically has been pretty much a wash, as it’s quite often a neutral day. However, we are a bit extended […]
4 Broker-Favorite Dividend Stocks To Buy Now

4 Broker-Favorite Dividend Stocks To Buy Now

For the novice investors, market volatility makes investing a precarious and panicky activity. These edgy investors prefer to either stay away from the market all together or to wait on the sidelines until the market regains steadiness. But, volatility is the inescapable and inevitable characteristic of the risky market, and it depends on a number […]
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                        Clouds Ahead For Real Estate Worldwide, But It Is A Mixed Bag

E Clouds Ahead For Real Estate Worldwide, But It Is A Mixed Bag

There are clouds ahead for real estate worldwide, while it remains a mixed bag. As oil prices soften, it appears to most people, the Fed chairman included, that demand is slowing in the world and that oil is simply a gauge of that decline in demand. So, while there are limited access cities, where tech […]
India’s Banking Sector Growth Potential

India’s Banking Sector Growth Potential

The banking sector stocks in India have been depressed in the recent past and this has been as a result of several factors including rising NPAs for public sector banks and sluggish economic growth impacting credit growth. However, I see this weakness in the banking sector stocks as a good opportunity to consider exposure to […]
Dollar Pressured Despite Upbeat NFP

Dollar Pressured Despite Upbeat NFP

Despite an upbeat labor report last Friday, the US Dollar continues to be under some heavy pressure as market expectations of a rate hike in this calendar year wane. By the conclusion of last week, the greenback had recorded its worst week since February, losing nearly 2% of its value, thanks in large part to […]
How Renminbi Funds Took Over Chinese Private Equity (Part 2)

How Renminbi Funds Took Over Chinese Private Equity (Part 2)

<< Read More: How Renminbi Funds Took Over Chinese Private Equity (Part 1)  Gresham’s Law, as many of us were taught a while back, stipulates that bad money drives out good. There’s something analogous at work in China’s private equity and venture capital industry. Only here it’s not a debased currency that’s dominating transactions. Instead, it’s […]
Apple Price Target Lowered To $155 From $170 At Brean Capital

Apple Price Target Lowered To $155 From $170 At Brean Capital

Brean Capital analyst Ananda Baruah lowered his price target for Apple (AAPL) to $155 from $170 after adjusting his revenue, gross margin and earnings estimates through 2017. It may take until August before analysts appropriately adjust their estimates for iPhone SE volumes and overall iPhone unit growth in the June quarter, Baruah tells investors in […]
FTSE 100 Remains Stable After Friday’s NFP Report

FTSE 100 Remains Stable After Friday’s NFP Report

On Friday, the FTSE 100 (FXCM: UK100) slipped by 1.26% from Thursday’s close, but managed to fully recuperate its losses by the end of the session. The losses were recuperated as the U.S. monthly labor report marginally beat expectations and the ISM Manufacturing Index beat expectations by a wide margin. The combination of a solid labor report, […]