Tim Clayton

Tim is a contributing author to EconomicCalendar.com. He is an economist and has been involved in financial markets for over 20 years as an analyst. He specialises in global economic trends, macro policy and central banks. Extensive knowledge, experience and data mining is used to anticipate trends in equities, bonds and forex with a contrarian slant. He is a graduate of the University of York with a degree in Economics/Econometrics.
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Short-Term Dollar Relief Realistic, Longer-Term Depreciation Likely

There is scope for a dollar recovery in the short term with labour-market strength likely to persuade the Federal Reserve to tighten policy again...
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US April New Home Sales Decline 11.4%, Supply Constraints Ease Slightly

US new home sales declined 11.4% for April to an annual rate of 569,000 from 642,000 the previous month. This was below expectations of...

Fragile Dollar Tone Continues To Underpin Gold Prices

The dollar has continued to trade near 7-month lows which has provided significant net support for gold prices during the past 24 hours.Gold prices...
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Canadian March Wholesale Sales Rise 0.9%, Annual Gain 10.2%

Canadian wholesale sales rose 0.9% in March which was in line with market expectations. The February data was revised to show a 0.3% gain...
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Crude Oil Prices Hit By US Strategic Reserve Sale Proposals, Sentiment Holds Firm

Oil prices corrected weaker on Tuesday following President Trump’s proposal to sell 50% of the US strategic oil reserves, although profit taking ahead of...

Eurozone May Flash PMI Composite Index Holds At 6-Year High

The May flash Euro-zone PMI manufacturing reading rose to 57.0 from a final reading of 56.7 for April. This was above expectations of 56.5...

Oil Gains Continue To Underpin FTSE 100 Index, Politics Under Scrutiny

Markets remained on edge due to uncertainty surrounding UK and US political developments, although gains in oil and commodity prices provided significant net market...
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Dollar Weakness Continues To Boost Gold Prices, Trump Developments In Focus

Gold prices maintained a robust tone on Monday with solid support from a weaker dollar and caution surrounding US political developments even though overall...
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April Chicago Fed National Activity Index Rises To 0.49, Consumption Still Subdued

The April Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) rose strongly to 0.49 for April following a revised 0.07 figure for March which was originally...
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Crude Oil Prices Underpinned By OPEC Optimism, Euro Strength Supportive

The combination of optimism surrounding this week’s OPEC meeting and a generally stronger Euro tone has provided further net support to oil with prices...

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NVIDIA (NVDA) Stock Spikes Extraordinarily, Is It a Selling Opportunity?

Nvidia's (NASDAQ:NVDA) stock price jumped massively over the last two weeks, surged from $105 to $140 a share, spurred by SoftBank's new stake of...

Micron Technology (MU): Buy and Hold For Robust Stock Price Appreciation

Improving demand for technological innovations and increasing digitalization trends have been moving tech stocks higher over the last twelve months. Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU), a...

Fed Caution Underpins Gold Prices, Buyers Unable To Make Headway

A cautious tone in the Federal Reserve minutes supported gold, although gains were limited as the dollar was able to show some underlying resilience...

Promising Glaucoma Trial Results Push Aerie Pharma (AERI) 39% Higher

Investors are clamoring to snap up shares of Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AERI) this morning. The biotech’s stock is currently trading about 39 percent higher...

General Electric (GE) Stock Moves Into The Red, Why You Should Avoid It

General Electric's (NYSE:GE) share price extended the volatility, as the stock moves back to 52-weeks low just after touching the 52-week high of $33...