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US Flash PMI Cools In May, S&P 500 Extends Losses As Economic Growth Slows
US economic activity continued to cool in the second quarter, dampened by soaring price pressures, softening demand, and deterioration in supplier delivery times. The Flash Composite Purchasing Managers’ Index fell to a reading of 53.8 in May.
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Shocking UK PMI Sends The Pound Spiraling: EUR/GBP, GBP/JPY And GBP/USD
In the aftermath of the negative surprise, the already weakened pound lost ground to the US dollar. Over a long-term horizon, the pound has weakened against the dollar as the Fed accelerated rate hiking plans to combat inflation.
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Gold Price Forecast: Real Yields, Weaker U.S. Dollar And Safe Haven Appeal Drive XAU/USD Higher
Gold is in a great place at the moment with almost all supporting markers favoring the yellow metal. The U.S. 10-year TIPS has plateaued, giving added impetus to gold upside because of the reduced cost of holding gold.
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S&P 500, Dow, Nasdaq 100 Rebound, But Outlook Remains Precarious, US PMIs Eyed
U.S. stocks rose on Monday, recovering moderately from last week's sell-off that pushed the S&P 500 to the brink of an official bear market.
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EUR/USD Soars As Lagarde Talks Up Hikes, Says ECB Will Exit Negative Rates In Q3
EUR/USD soared at the start of the week, rising about 1.1% to 1.0670, supported by improved market sentiment, broad-based U.S. dollar weakness, but more importantly, hawkish comments from the European Central Bank’s President Christine Lagarde.
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Crude Oil Bumps Up As US Dollar Sinks On Yield Slip
Crude oil and gold are both up around 0.5% due to the US Dollar softening to start the week, as has the Euro. Backwardation in WTI oil futures has had a notable pick up and markets will be watching for any upward price pressures.
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AA Alcoa Inc.
ABB ABB LTD.
ABT Abbott Laboratories
ACI Arch Coal Inc
ACTG Acacia Research Corporation
AEP American Electric Power Company Inc
AFL AFLAC Incorporated
AGNC American Capital Agency Corp.
AKAM Akamai Technologies Inc.
ALB Albemarle Corporation
ALU Alcatel-Lucent
AMZN Amazon.com Inc.
ANR Alpha Natural Resources Inc.
APA APA Corporation
APL Atlas Pipeline Partners L.P.
ARCC Ares Capital Corporation
ARNA Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
ARR Armour Residential REIT Inc.
BAC Bank of America Corporation
BAYRY Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
BBRY (now BB) BlackBerry Ltd
BBT BB&T Corporation
BHP BHP Group Ltd.
BIDU Baidu, Inc.
BK Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
BP BP p.l.c.
C Citigroup Inc.
CAT Caterpillar Inc.
CBL CBL & Associates Properties Inc.
CEO CNOOC Limited
CERN Cerner Corporation
CF CF Industries Holdings Inc.
CHK Chesapeake Energy Corporation
CHL China Mobile Limited
CIG Companhia Energtica de Minas Gerais - CEMIG
CIM Chimera Investment Corporation
CMI Cummins Inc.
COST Costco Wholesale Corporation
CQP Cheniere Energy Partners, LP
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc.
CSX CSX Corporation
CTL CenturyLink Inc.
CVX Chevron Corporation
DAX Recon Capital DAX Germany ETF
DE Deere & Company
DNDN Dendreon Corporation
DNR Denbury Resources Inc.
DUK Duke Energy Corporation
DVN Devon Energy Corporation
EIX Edison International
EMC EMC Corporation
EMR Emerson Electric Co.
EOG EOG Resources Inc.
EPD Enterprise Products Partners L.P
ETP Energy Transfer Partners L.P.
EXC Exelon Corporation
F Ford Motor Company
FCX Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
FFIV F5 Networks Inc.
FITB Fifth Third Bancorp
FRT Federal Realty Investment Trust
FSLR First Solar, Inc.
FTR Frontier Communications Corporation
FXA CurrencyShares Australian Dollar Trust
FXE Euro Currency Trust
FXY CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust
GE General Electric Company
GG Formerly Goldcorp Inc. (see NEM)
GIS General Mills Inc.
GLW Corning Inc.
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
HAL Halliburton Company
HON Honeywell International Inc.
HTS Hatteras Financial Corp.
IBM International Business Machines Corporation
ISRG Intuitive Surgical Inc.
JNJ Johnson & Johnson
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co.
KMB Kimberly-Clark Corporation
KMP Kinder Morgan Energy Partners L.P
KO The Coca-Cola Company
KOG Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp
LEG Leggett & Platt Inc.
LINE Linn Energy, LLC
LMT Lockheed Martin
LO Lorillard Inc.
MBT Mobile TeleSystems
MCD McDonald's Corporation
MDLZ Mondelez International, Inc.
MFA MFA Financial Inc.
MMM 3M Company
MMP Magellan Midstream Partners L.P.
MO Altria Group Inc.
MOS Mosaic Company The
MRK Merck & Co Inc.
MRO Marathon Oil Corporation
MS Morgan Stanley
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
MT ArcelorMittal
MWE MarkWest Energy Partners L.P.
NBL Noble Energy Inc.
NLY Annaly Capital Management Inc.
NOK Nokia Corporation
NUE Nucor Corporation
PAA Plains All American Pipeline L.P.
PBI Pitney Bowes Inc.
PBR Petrobras - Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.
PCLN Priceline (Now BKNG)
PFE Pfizer Inc.
PG Procter & Gamble Co.
PM Philip Morris International Inc.
PNC PNC Financial Services GroupThe
POT Potash Corp (Now NTR)
PSEC Prospect Capital Corporation
QCOM QUALCOMM Incorporated
RGLD Royal Gold Inc.
SBUX Starbucks Corporation
SCCO Southern Copper Corporation
SDRL Seadrill Limited
SHW Sherwin Williams Co.
SID Companhia Siderrgica Nacional
SINA Sina Corporation
SIRI Sirius XM Radio Inc.
SLB Schlumberger Limited
SLV iShares Silver Trust
SLW Silver Wheaton Corp.
SO Southern Company
SOHU Sohu.com Inc.
SQM Sociedad Qumica y Minera de Chile S.A.
STO Statoil ASA
SU Suncor Energy Inc.
TBT ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Year Treasury ETF
TEF Telefonica S.A.
TEVA Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited
TM Toyota Motor Corporation
TNK Teekay Tankers Ltd
TOT TOTAL S.A.
UTX United Technologies Corporation
UUP PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund
V Visa Inc.
VALE Vale S.A.
VAR Varian Medical Systems Inc.
VVUS Vivus, Inc.
WFC Wells Fargo & Co.
WMB Williams Companies Inc
WPRT Westport Innovations Inc
WR Westar Energy Inc.
X United States Steel Corporation
XOM Exxon Mobil Corporation
YUM YUM! Brands Inc.
YZC Yanzhou Coal Mining Co. Ltd.
ZNGA Zynga Inc.
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