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Canadian June Retail Sales Rose 0.1%, Underlying Sales Gain 0.7%

Canadian retail sales rose 0.1% in June which was below consensus expectations of a 0.3% gain for the month and followed a revised 0.5%...

UK July Government Borrowing Surplus Of £0.2bn, Interest Payments Increase

The UK government reported a public-sector borrowing surplus, excluding public-sector banks, of £0.2bn for July from a deficit of £0.3bn the previous year and...
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June Canadian Wholesale Sales Decline 0.5%, Inventories Increase Again

Canadian wholesale sales fell 0.5% for June following 8 successive monthly gains and a revised 1.0% increase for May. The release was below consensus...

Commitment Of Traders: Speculators Show A Shift In Dollar Sentiment

There were some notable positioning shifts in the latest COT positioning report that was released on Friday and reflects data up to Tuesday. ...

Top 5 Economic Calendar Events August 21 – 28

A very important market feature during the week will be the lack of liquidity with trading volumes at very low levels due to seasonal...

August University of Michigan Consumer Confidence Index Spikes To 7-Month High

The preliminary August University of Michigan consumer confidence index reading increased to 97.6 from the previous reading of 93.4. The figure was well above...
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Canada July Consumer Prices Unchanged, Year-On-Year Rate Edges higher

Canada consumer prices were unchanged for July which was in line with consensus forecasts and the year-on-year rate strengthened to 1.2% from 1.0% previously.Core...
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EIA Reports Natural Gas Inventories Rise 53 Bcf, Prices Still Move Higher

The latest Energy Information Administration (EIA) natural gas storage data recorded a build of 53 Billion Cubic feet (Bcf) for the week ending August...
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US August Philadelphia Fed Index Retreats To 18.9, Cost Pressures Increase

The US Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing index declined slightly to 18.9 for August from 19.5 the previous month and it has been in positive territory...

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DJIA Today: Dow Jones Futures Add Triple Digits in Broad-Based Rally

Dow industrials advanced sharply on Tuesday, as bargain-hunters picked up beaten-down stocks following a volatile two weeks.The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 196.14 points,...

S&P 500 Futures Rise on News of Tax Reform

U.S. stocks traded sharply higher on Tuesday amid signs that lawmakers were making progress on much-anticipated tax reforms.The S&P 500 Index notched its second...

Coffee Prices: Arabica Hovers Near Five-Week Low, Robusta Slightly Higher on Production Concerns

Arabica coffee futures are hovering around a five-week low, while robusta coffee futures are experiencing a bit more upside in reaction to a deteriorating...
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EUR/GBP Continues To Grind Higher, Draghi In Focus

Sterling has remained under pressure over the past 24 hours with a steady grind higher in EUR/GBP amid negative UK sentiment. Buyers will look...

Coal Prices: Thermal Coal Pulls Back, But Upside Should Continue

Cooler temperatures in China have put a lid on thermal coal prices, but this setback shouldn’t last for long with the winter, peak-demand season...