SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets turned mostly higher Friday as they juggled positive U.S. economic news and weakness in Europe, China and Japan. The yen rose against the dollar after Japan's finance minister said it had fallen too fast recently. (full story)
By PAN PYLAS and DAVID MCHUGH - AP - Fri Nov 21, 12:11AM CST
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Japan's return to recession has renewed questions about the effectiveness of its recent monetary stimulus — and how anything similar would help Europe's struggling economy. (full story)
The Japanese Yen rose as stocks fell overnight, fueling demand for the haven currency. The Euro may decline if ECB President Draghi talks up “sovereign QE” possibilities.
Yen Outperforms as... (full story)
The Euro may bounce on an upbeat set of PMI figures but follow-through seems unlikely. The US Dollar is vulnerable if a soft CPI print undercuts Fed rate hike bets.
Euro Gains on Pickup in PMI Readings... (full story)
Marc Nemenoff - The PRICE Futures Group - Wed Nov 19, 9:00AM CST
Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 9 lower at 141’13, 10 Yr. Notes 5.5 lower at 126’15 and the 5 Yr. Note 3.7 lower at 119’14.5. Continued worry about deflation has kept these markets in a tight range. Continue to treat Bonds as a trading affair between 140’08 and... (full story)
The US Dollar rose after a report showed net foreign purchases of long-term US securities hit a record high. Minutes from October’s FOMC meeting are on tap ahead.
US Dollar Gains on FOMC... (full story)