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GBP Plunges to 7-Year Low Against USD

The GBP is currently trading at 1.41 to the USD – a 7-year low, based on fears of a Brexit. Where to next for the UK currency?
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Stocks Post Late-Week Reversal

Spread betting markets traded under pressure for a good portion of last week, as the traditional market maxim “Sell in May, and go away” seems to be taking shape.
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Investor Concern Over Tech Stocks Continues

Spread betting markets experienced some increased volatility last week, as a series of corporate earnings releases push markets in opposing directions at different points in the week.  Of course, there […]
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Stock Volatility Created by Data, Earnings Expectations

Spread betting market got its first week of enhanced volatility in 2014, as markets responded to important economic data
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Stocks Continue to Trade Under Pressure

Last week, global stock markets continued to trade under pressure, with investors spooked by the prospect central banks will begin cutting back on stimulus programs.  This also comes as corporate […]
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Dow, S&P 500 Post New Near-Term Lows

Last week, global stock markets saw increased volatility to the downside and the Dow Jones Industrials index posted its worst weekly performance in more than a year.  But declines moves […]
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Strong Employment Data Lifts Sentiment

Stock markets closed strongly into the end of the week, as encouraging employment data lifted sentiment and helped give confirmation that the global economic recovery is proceeding strongly.  Most of […]
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Stocks Rally on Upbeat Jobs Data

Stock markets closed higher into the end of the week, as the monthly Non Farm Payrolls report for May came in higher than market analysts had originally expected.  The Thursday […]
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Cloudy Stimulus Outlook Brings Down Stock Values

Stock markets closed lower once again for the week, with the second negative weekly close in a row for equities markets.  The S&P 500 is now showing some steady corrections […]
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Stocks Pull Back from Highs After Bernanke

  Stock markets held at elevated levels for most of the week, as traders awaited some key macro data from the US and China, as well as the scheduled speeches […]
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