Trump team asks: Why didn't FBI visit DNC 'crime scene?'

Investing.com - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) never visited the Democratic National Committee (DNC) head office in Washington D.C. to examine the IT equipment purportedly "hacked" by Russian operatives, nor did government agents ever request that the computer servers be produced for a ...

Aussie retail sales preview – what to expect in AUD/USD?

Currently, AUD/USD is trading at 0.7355, down -0.02% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7369 and low at 0.7351. Having seen quality in online retail deals and expansive spending over a similar period, market analysts expect another strong increment today in the retai ...

US data reviewed and previewed – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura offered a breakdown of overnight US data and a preview of forthcoming for the ay ahead. Key Quotes: "Review NY Fed Survey of Consumer Expectations: According to this survey, the median 3- year expected inflation rate inched upwards to 2.83% in December from 2.71% i ...

NZD/USD: bulls held up on 0.70 handle, a sell on rallies?

Currently, NZD/USD is trading at 0.7019, up 0.07% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7027 and low at 0.7012. Fed's Lockhart: Cyclical rebound from crisis "largely done" NZD/USD is stalling on the 0.70 handle after a series of bids from 0.6950 to aforementioned highs. Th ...

Market wrap: dollar losing ground – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered a market wrap. Key Quotes: "Global market sentiment: The US dollar and US interest rates slipped overnight, boosting the AUD and NZD. Interest rates: US 10yr treasury yields fell from 2.43% to 2.37%, while. 2yr yields fell from 1.23% to 1.19%. Fed funds future ...

Main risk scenarios for the direction of inflation – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura explained that so long as governments pursue conventional fiscal policies, global inflation is unlikely to move very much, either on the upside or the downside, and instead to trend sideways. Key Quotes: "We think that even in the US, where president-elect Trump ha ...

Fed’s Rosengren: Fed should consider trimming balance sheet

Fed Boston's President Eric Rosengren was on the wires last minutes, via Reuters, saying the central bank should consider trimming balance sheet. Key headlines (via Reuters): Tightening by driving up long rates has benefits Difficult to guess number of fed rate hikes this year withou ...

Wall Street mixed: NASDAQ record closing high, dow drops again

Wall Street was a mixed close with the NASDAQ out performing and closing at an all time high on a closing basis while the Dow was falling further away from the psychological 20,000 mark. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 76.42 points, or almost half a percent finishing the day a ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.37%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Mining, S&P Lima Juniors and Food&Beverages sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General gained 0.37% to hit a new 52-week high. The best performers of the session on the S&P ...

GBP/USD: steadies after atest below 1.21 area – Scotiabank

Analysts at Scotiabank explained that Sterling has steadied the overnight sell-off after testing the low 1.21 area. Key Quotes: "But the shortterm bear trend remains intact and the longer-term technical picture looks very unsteady for the pound." "We spot resistance intraday a ...

Gold banks modest gains during comatose trading day; Where are the Gold bugs?

Today’s trading day lacked the excitement from a limited economic calendar that had little to no catalysts lined up. Therefore, Gold walked alone as the metal is left outside the spotlight, not before banking +12.13/oz., at the time of writing, which equals a modest +1.03%. Classic Supply an ...

United States Consumer Credit Change above expectations ($18.43B) in November: Actual ($24.53B)