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Bloomberg: Stocks Slide Again; U.S. Treasuries Hold Gains: Markets Wrap
Equities resumed declines on Monday after gains earlier in the Asian session, showcasing continuing investor unease as a brutal month winds down. Treasuries held gains from last week, with some traders reining in expectations for Federal Reserve monetary tightening. [more...]
Bloomberg: IBM to Acquire Linux Distributor Red Hat for $33.4 Billion
IBM agreed to acquire software maker Red Hat Inc. in a $33.4 billion bet on jump-starting its efforts to catch up in the cloud. [more...]
Bloomberg: Leicester City Owner Dies in Helicopter Crash
Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, the Thai billionaire who stunned the sports world by taking perennially mediocre Leicester City to the pinnacle of English soccer in 2016, died when his helicopter crashed shortly after taking off from the club’s King Power Stadium over the weekend. He was 60. [more...]
Bloomberg: Lion Air Boeing 737 Crashes In Indonesia With 189 on Board
A Lion Air jet carrying 189 people crashed in the Java Sea off Indonesia, in potentially the worst commercial aviation disaster in three years. [more...]
Bloomberg: U.S.-Japan Tug of War Keeps Yen Traders on Their Toes This Month
A tug-of-war between Japanese and American traders has been keeping yen watchers busy in October, according to a pattern which has emerged in daily price moves for the currency several times this month. [more...]
Bloomberg: Early Indicators Show China's Slowdown Worsened Again in October
China’s economic growth continued to slow in October, a period in which the trade conflict with the U.S. has intensified and policy makers have stepped up support for businesses. [more...]

Bloomberg: Stock Market's `Whirlpool' Tests Pain Thresholds
Before trying to come up with any good, over-arching explanations for last week’s excitement in the stock market, I would like to offer this chart of Whirlpool Corp.’s share price. [more...]
Bloomberg: HSBC's Shares Surge After Bank Shows Progress Taming Its Costs
HSBC Holdings Plc Chief Executive Officer John Flint finally delivered the kind of growth that investors were waiting for, without having to spend too much to achieve it. The shares soared in Hong Kong trading. [more...]
Bloomberg: Emerging-Market Assets Fall Amid Global Stock Sell-Off
Emerging-market assets extended declines last week amid a global rout in equities and as the dollar soared to the highest this year. An MSCI index of developing-nation stocks posted its fifth weekly drop, the longest streak since May 2016. [more...]
Bloomberg: British Cartel Traders Acquitted of Rigging Currency Market
Three British traders were acquitted of using an online chatroom to fix prices in the $5.1 trillion-a-day foreign exchange market, a blow to global efforts to police the industry. [more...]
Reuters: Trump’s Iran sanctions resolve faces test from oil-thirsty China, India
Shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump announced in May he would reimpose sanctions on Iran, the State Department began telling countries around the world the clock was ticking for them to cut oil purchases from the Islamic Republic to zero. [more...]
Reuters: Oil falls as investors wary of trade slowdown
Oil prices dipped on Monday amid cautious sentiment as a plunge in financial markets last week and dollar strength early this week underscored concerns that growth may be slowing, especially in Asia’s emerging economies. [more...]
CNBC: ‘There’s too much excitement’ about the UK budget - maybe for no reason
The U.K. government could announce as early as Monday extra spending plans — a hope that has raised interest in the government’s last draft budget before Brexit kicks in. [more...]
CNBC: Saudi prosecutor in charge of Khashoggi case arrives in Istanbul
The Saudi public prosecutor heading the investigation into the killing of Jamal Khashoggi arrived in Istanbul overnight, the state-owned Anadolu news agency said on Monday, ahead of expected talks with the Istanbul chief prosecutor. [more...]
Currency Strength Indicators
​​​​​​​The currency strength meter gives you a quick visual guide to which currencies are currently strong, and which ones are weak. The meter measures the strength of all forex cross pairs and applies calculations on them to determine the overall strength for each individual currency. For example, if EUR is strong and USD is weak, it could mean that the currency pair EURUSD could be going up. If both currencies are strong or weak it is better to avoid since it will probably means there is no clear direction for the specific pair.
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