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FOMC Minutes: Fed Has Ample Time To Respond If Inflation Pressures Emerge

Minutes from the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting which concluded on February 1st stated that many officials considered a rate increase might...

Canadian December Retail Sales Decline 0.5%, Seasonal Buying Weak

Canadian retail sales declined 0.5% in December compared with expectations of no change on the month and following a revised 0.3% gain for November.Excluding...

Euro-Zone January CPI Inflation Confirmed At 1.8%, Core Rate 0.9%

The final reading for January Euro-zone consumer prices recorded a 0.8% decline in prices on the month while the annual rate increased sharply to...

UK Q4 2016 GDP Growth Revised Up To 0.7%, Annual Growth Weaker

UK GDP for the fourth quarter of 2016 was revised up to 0.7% from the first reading of 0.6% and compared with consensus expectations...

German February IFO Index Rises To 111.0, Current Conditions At 66-Month High

The German IFO business climate index strengthened to 111.0 for February from an upwardly-revised 109.9 for January and was stronger than consensus forecasts of...

Australia Wage Price Index Steadies at 1.9% YOY in Q4

A key measure of Australian labor costs remained at a record low in the fourth quarter, as underlying inflation continued to trend below the...
Australian Parliament

RBA’s Lowe Reaffirms Growth Outlook in Australia-Canada Summit

Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Governor Philip Lowe maintained the central bank's robust outlook on the economy on Wednesday, while heralding his country's strong...

US February PMI Composite Index Slows To 2-Month Low Of 54.3

The US Markit flash PMI manufacturing reading declined to 54.3 for February from 55.0 in January. This was lower than the consensus forecast of...
new zealand dairy trade auction

Prices Decline 3.2% In Latest Global Dairy Trade Auction

Prices in the latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction, the fourth of 2017, fell 3.2% to $3,474 per tonne following a 1.3% gain previously....

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Uranium Spot Prices Run Out of Momentum

The uranium spot price rally stalled last week, ending the commodity's ascent that started in December after prices fell as low as $17.75 per...
Canada Dollar USD/CAD

USD/CAD Bulls Disappointed by Fed Minutes

The Canadian dollar weakened after poor retail sales data, but USD/CAD hit resistance above 1.3200 and retreated after the Fed minutes provided no hawkish...

Nickel Prices Tracking US Dollar

Nickel prices were lower Wednesday, even after the commodity fell under significant pressure in the prior session.While all the base metals faced some pressure...
Natural Gas

Natural Gas Prices Stabilize Following Tuesday’s Sharp Decline

Natural gas prices fell sharply on Tuesday, with the contract for April settlement on the New York Mercantile exchange losing in excess of 8%....

Does Cara Therapeutics (CARA) Have More Room To Grow?

Cara Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CARA) has grown about 55 percent since the beginning of the calendar year, and – with a few catalysts on the...