Early Bird Headlines 28July 2015
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from Felix Richter, Statista.com
When asked about the most polluted cities worldwide, most people usually name larger Chinese cities as being the worst air quality culprits.
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FOREX NEWS by DailyForex
The big question hanging in the air this week is whether or not the Fed will officially schedule a date for the interest rate increase which it has been predicting for the last few months.
When we talk about the euro, we usually don’t consider the United Kingdom as a dominant presence in the discussion. After all, despite being a member of the Eurozone group, London has opted to keep the Pound Sterling as her local currency.
The Euro had been gathering steam and had earlier struck a 2-week peak versus the US Dollar as traders awaited the release on German business sentiment. Germany, as the largest economy in the Euro area, essentially drives the remainder of the Eurozone and largely sets sentiment for the common currency.
Last week saw all of the major markets close lower. Get the fundamental weekly analysis for the currency and commodity pairs for the week of July 27, 2015 here.
Financial markets usually slow down in the summer. But the coming week could provide some indication of how the rest of the quarter will pan out. The Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision will take center stage and along with the U.S. second-quarter growth report investors should have a better idea of what the rest of 2015 will look like.
Special Report from Money Morning
by Kent Moors, Money Morning
Years ago, when I was doing monthly analysis on Iran's oil and gas industry, one of the biggest quandaries was trying to make market sense out of what came from the leadership in Tehran.
X-factor Report for 27 July 2015
by Lance Roberts, StreetTalk Live
Maybe I should leave town more often. Last week, while on our annual family vacation, Greece caves to the ECB and China stopped their market meltdown sending shares surging higher.
27Jul2015 Market Close: Averages Close Down, DOW Off 128 Points, Nasdaq Down One Percent, WTI Oil Co
27Jul2015 Market Update: Markets Down, DOW Off Triple Digits, Oil Down But Stable, More Markets Loss
27Jul2015 Pre-Market Commentary: Oil Falling, U.S. Dollar Down But Steady, Shanghai Down 8.5%, Marke
Econintersect: Average gasoline prices fell 5.5 cents per gallon nationwide this past week following the previous week's 3.2 cent decline.