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11Sep2015 Pre-Market Commentary: Asia Flat, European Markets In The Red, Investors Worries About Next Weeks Fed Rate Decision

Written by Gary

U.S. stock futures index are down fractionally, Asia closed flat and European Markets are deeply in the red. WTI oil is also trending down in what continues to be a rocky period for markets ahead of a closely watched U.S. interest-rate decision next week. Markets are expected to open lower, but near the unchanged line.


Here is the current market situation from CNN Money

European markets are lower today with shares in France off the most. The CAC 40 is down 0.75% while Germany's DAX is off 0.58% and London's FTSE 100 is lower by 0.32%.

What Is Moving the Markets

Here are the headlines moving the markets.

August 2015 Producer Prices Year-over-Year Deflation Unchanged

Written by Steven Hansen

The Producer Price Index year-over-year deflation continued - and deflation was unchanged relative to last month. The intermediate processing continues to show a large deflation in the supply chain.

Emerging-Market Currencies: Things Look to Get Worse

Investor bets that Brazil and South Africa will default on their debt hit their highest level since the financial crisis.

Early Headlines: Investors Buying U.S. New Homes, Jeckyl And Hyde Stock Market, Market Volatility Record, Iraq Tackling Corruption

Written by John Lounsbury

Early Bird Headlines 11 September 2015

Econintersect: Here are some of the headlines we found to help you start your day. For more headlines see our afternoon feature for GEI members, What We Read Today, which has many more headlines and a number of article discussions to keep you abreast of what we have found interesting.

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Fed's Balance Sheet 09 September 2015 Again Essentially Unchanged

Total Fed Balance Sheet:

Fed's Balance Sheet week ending balance sheet was $4,439 trillion..

Record Fall in China's Foreign Exchange Reserves

Written by Yichao Wang, GEI Associate

According to the People's Bank of China (PBOC), its foreign currency reserves shrunk by $93.9 billion to $3.56 trillion in August, the largest single monthly drop in absolute terms, and the biggest fall on a percentage basis since May 2012.

Bank of Montreal to Buy GE Capital's Transportation-Finance Unit

Bank of Montreal said it had agreed to acquire General Electric Capital's transportation-finance business in the U.S. and Canada.

McDonald's Feels The Pinch, But Fast Food Is Fighting Fit

from The Conversation, The Conversation

-- this post authored by Anish Nagpal, University of Melbourne and Kristijan Causovski, University of Melbourne

Fast food giant McDonald's has been under a cloud in recent years as its US customers turn to alternatives. In this "Fast food reinvented" series we explore what the sector is doing to keep customers hooked and sales rising.

Business Briefing: Lululemon Margins Tighten, and Its Shares Drop 16%

Shares of Lululemon Athletica fell over 16 percent as results showed margins had narrowed because of higher costs even as the company reported consensus-beating sales.

Investors on Stock-Market Swoon: What, Me Worry?

U.S. investors stayed cool in August despite a wild stock-market rout. Outflows from mutual funds and ETFs that invest in U.S. stocks dropped to their lowest level in six months.

Prosecutor in Dewey Case Appeals to Common Sense

The assistant district attorney focused on potentially incriminating emails from the three defendants, which he said were buttressed by guilty pleas from former Dewey employees.

The Age Of Drones Has Arrived Quicker Than The Laws That Govern Them

from The Conversation, The Conversation

-- this post authored by Gbenga Oduntan, University of Kent

Just because you may not have seen a drone overhead doesn't mean it hasn't seen you. And, as was demonstrated by the killing of two British jihadis in Syria recently, these unmanned aerial vehicles are increasingly deployed by the West as frontline weapons of war.

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