Written by Jim Welsh
Weekly Technical Review 02 May 2016
In last week's WTR and in anticipation of the FOMC's meeting on April 27, I asked the question, 'What Will the Fed Say'? My answer was simple.
'No matter what, I think the odds favor at least a slightly less dovish message in the FOMC statement than in March.'
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Infographic Of The Day: History Of Hacking
It is difficult to go for a week without hearing a news story about a major corporation or business that has been compromised by hackers.
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from The Conversation
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As anyone who has visited the London Science Museum's current exhibition will know, Leonardo da Vinci is famed as an artist, mathematician, inventor, writer ... the list goes on. He was a figure who did not see disciplines as a chequerboard of independent black and white tiles, but a vibrant palette of colour ready to be combined harmoniously and gracefully.
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Investing.com Technical Analysis (as of Tue, 03 May 2016 05:00pm EST)
Below, technical overviews and analysis for key stock indices, commodities and currency pairs, based on market activity at the close of the 03 May U.S. session. This information is a comprehensive summary derived from simple and exponential moving averages along with key technical indicators shown for specific time intervals.
03May2016 Pre-Market Commentary: US Futures Fractionally Lower, Weak Chinese Economic Data Send Inve
CoreLogic's Home Price Index (HPI) shows that home prices in the USA are up 6.7 % year-over-year year-over-year (reported up 2.1 % month-over-month). Last month's 6.8 % year-over-year gain was revised downward to 5.9 % [revisions to previous months lately have been significantly downward so I would not take the 6.8 % to the bank]. CoreLogic HPI is used in the Federal Reserves's Flow of Funds to calculate the values of residential real estate.