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  • BREAKING: Britain's FTSE 100 index recovers all losses from Brexit

    06/29/2016 9:03:44 AM PDT · by C19fan · 107 replies
    Reuters on Twitter ^ | June 29, 2016 | Staff
    BREAKING: Britain's FTSE 100 index recovers all losses from Brexit
  • History Predicts How Bad The Post-Brexit Market Volatility Will Get

    06/28/2016 4:27:45 AM PDT · by expat_panama · 44 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | June 272, 2016 | PAUL KATZEFF
    How long will the Brexit meltdown continue? How far will the market fall? It's impossible to say for sure, of course. But if history is any guide, then you should expect about a month of market weakness and nearly an 11% decline before the next upturn. WPERS_01_062716This could help guide any post-Brexit investment moves you're weighing. Friday's 3.6% tumble in the market -- measured by the S&P 500 -- jibed closely with the 3.5% average first-day market decline sparked by all sorts of shocking stock market news since World War II. That includes bombings and assassinations, according to a Monday...
  • Dow Futures Down 900 Points From Pre-Brexit Highs, Plunge Below Friday's Crash Lows

    06/26/2016 6:40:25 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 94 replies ^ | June 26, 2016 | by Tyler Durden
    US equity futures are tumbling at the open following Cable and USDJPY's dive. Dow futures dropped 100 points (down 900 points from pre-Brexit highs) and broke below Friday's early crash lows... Do not worry though, The IMF is on it...
  • Brexit Hits Fragile Global Economy, Putting Federal Reserve In A Bind

    06/27/2016 4:18:02 AM PDT · by expat_panama · 11 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | 6/24/2016 | JED GRAHAM
    The unexpected U.K. vote to leave the European Union has predictably set off a flight to safety, sinking global equity markets and Treasury yields, while boosting the value of the dollar. The immediate consequences are the opposite of what the weak global economy... ...the U.K. only accounts for about 2.4% of global GDP... ...Brexit vote will provoke "a crisis of confidence... ...For now, though, uncertainty about the future of Europe and concern about the disruption of trade are likely to weigh on investment and growth. IHS Global Insight, which had been forecasting 1.5% GDP growth in Germany in 2017, now...
  • Jim Rogers on Brexit: 'Worse than any bear market you’ve seen in your lifetime'

    06/27/2016 10:55:41 AM PDT · by GilGil · 81 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/27/2016 | Lawrence Lewitinn
    The UK's decision to leave the European Union will lead to an economic crisis more severe than what the world faced in 2008, according to legendary investor Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings. “This is going to be worse than any bear market you’ve seen in your lifetime,” he said on Yahoo finance’s “Market Movers” program Monday. “2008 was bad because of debt. The debt all over the world is much, much higher now. Stocks in the US, for instance, have been going sideways for 18 months to 24 months. That’s called a distribution by many people. When you have...
  • Dow falls 650 points; financials tracking for worst day since 2011

    06/24/2016 12:33:40 PM PDT · by dragnet2 · 64 replies ^ | 6/24/2016 | Dow falls 650 points; financials tracking for worst day since 2011 Evelyn Cheng
    Just wait until EU member countries start falling like dominoes.
  • Markets around the world start freaking out

    06/23/2016 8:22:28 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 93 replies ^ | June 23, 2016 | CNN
    With investors on razor's edge, markets around the world turned sharply negative as initial results from the British referendum on European Union membership showed a nail-bitingly close vote. The pound plunged to its lowest level since 1985 as results gave a narrow lead to the Leave campaign. Amid volatile trading, the British currency sank below $1.35 after earlier touching $1.50.
  • Brexit: Global markets stunned as UK is set to leave European Union

    06/23/2016 9:56:08 PM PDT · by NRx · 103 replies
    CNBC ^ | 06-24-2016 | Holly Ellyatt
    Markets around the world have been roiled by the shock result: In Japan the Nikkei 225 was down some 7.5 percentSterling has fallen 10 percent against the dollar and 3.35 percent against the euro.The prices of Brent and WTI have both dropped some 5.8 percent.The yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury bond has fallen 12.5 percent.Dow futures now down 700 points
  • Global Markets Are Melting Down

    09/01/2015 5:12:49 AM PDT · by blam · 69 replies
    BI ^ | 9-1-2015 | Sam Ro
    Sam Ro September 1, 2015 futures - Finviz Global markets are getting smoked again. Dow futures are down 315 points, S&P 500 futures are down 40 points, and Nasdaq futures are down 93 points. It's a bloodbath in Europe, with Britain's FTSE, Germany's DAX, France's CAC 40, and Spain's IBEX all down by more than 2%. Asian markets closed deep in the red, with Japan's Nikkei plunging 3.8%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng falling 2.2%, and China's Shanghai Composite tumbling 1.3%. Here's a quick roundup of the key headlines we've gotten since US markets closed on Monday. (snip)
  • Asian shares tumble, yen soars on emerging market anxiety

    01/26/2014 8:18:47 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 18 replies
    Yahoo ^ | Sun, Jan 26, 2014, 11:15pm EST - US Markets are closed | Lisa Twaronite
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares took a beating and the yen raced to a seven-week high against the dollar on Monday, as emerging markets remained under pressure with the U.S. Federal Reserve poised to continue tapering its stimulus and tighter credit conditions in China raising fears of a slowdown.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan tumbled 1.6 percent to nearly a five-month low, on track for its worst one-day performance since August after losing more than 1.0 percent on Friday. Japan's Nikkei share average (NIK:^9452) gave up the 15,000-level and dropped 2.7 percent.Expectations of continued stimulus withdrawal by the...
  • This Will Be The World's Richest Country In 2050

    12/07/2011 7:43:04 AM PST · by blam · 15 replies
    TBI ^ | 12-7-2011 | Joe Weisenthal
    CHART OF THE DAY: This Will Be The World's Richest Country In 2050 Joe Weisenthal Dec. 7, 2011, 9:40 AM Goldman has a new report out on The BRICs countries after 10 years, and how global markets will continue to evolve. Remember, the BRICs are Brazil, Russia, India, and China -- the four countries identified 10 years ago by Goldman's Jim O'Neill as being the global growth-drivers of the next generation. This new report discusses various themes, including the emergence of non-BRIC emerging markets, as well as a general flattening of income equality over the next several years. Goldman also...
  • The Fall of the Global Markets and the Rise of the Anti-Christ

    05/21/2010 6:35:18 PM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 27 replies · 739+ views
    The Ignorant Fishermen Blog ^ | 5/21/10 | DJP I.F.
    Never in the history of the “global markets” has so much been at stake. Markets across the world are on the verge of utter collapse. This is not a hyper, over-the-top assessment or a pessimistic “doom and gloom” perspective. This is only the current reality that many do not want to face. The current global markets are extremely volatile and highly unstable, reflecting doubt and pessimism about what the future holds in regard to their currencies. In view of the economic crisis in Greece, the Euro at present is tanking hard and is sending great panic and uncertainty throughout the...
  • Greek parliament votes in favour of austerity measures

    05/06/2010 10:17:42 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 21 replies · 565+ views
    BBC ^ | Thursday, 6 May 2010 17:41 UK 16:41 GMT, | BBC Staff
    Greece's parliament has voted in favour of the hefty cuts and reforms proposed by the government to address the country's financial crisis. With 172 of 300 votes in favour, one report said a second vote would have to be passed for the bill to become law. The vote comes a day after three bank workers died in a petrol bomb attack as demonstrations over the planned austerity measures turned violent. The finance minister said the measures were the only way to avoid bankruptcy. But as the vote was held demonstrators gathered outside parliament to protest against the measures. Wednesday's deaths...
  • Downturn Accelerates As It Circles The Globe (Economies Worse Off Than Predicted Just Weeks Ago)

    01/23/2009 11:18:14 PM PST · by lainie · 21 replies · 459+ views
    wp ^ | 1-24-2009 | Anthony Faiola
    The world economy is deteriorating more quickly than leading economists predicted only weeks ago, with Britain yesterday becoming the latest nation to surprise analysts with the depth of its economic pain. The depth of the troubles, analysts say, indicates that nations may need to spend more than the billions of dollars already planned on stimulus packages to jump-start their economies, and that a global recovery could take longer, perhaps pushing into 2010. Analysts are particularly concerned about the slowdown in China and the recession in Europe. There is mounting concern about the stability of the euro and the British pound,...
  • Waking the Dogs (Volatility in Financial Markets)

    11/06/2005 10:06:08 AM PST · by ex-Texan · 18 replies · 581+ views
    The Economist ^ | 11/1/2005 | Staff Writers
    Financial markets have been eerily calm for most of the past two years. No longer. IT’S not easy sleeping in the Buttonwood family home. The problem is not so much the traffic as the dogs: two affectionate spaniels who begin the night with the daughters and end it with the parents. There they lie, pinning your columnist under one-tenth of a duvet, until, suddenly heeding the call of nature, they stir, stretch, leap off the bed and tug her out the front door for an urgent visit to other parts. In much the same way, volatility in financial markets is...
  • Protectionism vs. Open Markets

    01/11/2005 7:12:30 AM PST · by thebiggestdog · 156+ views ^ | 1-11-05 |
    elieve it or not, I often think about the US economy, and where it is headed. The US has proven that we can design, manufacture, and market the best products in the world, but lately we are designing and marketing, and sending the manufacturing overseas. I am not a Michael Moore type who believes that every American is entitled to a union job and a big pension, but I do believe that we are selling ourselves short by letting the Chinese manufacture such a high percentage of our consumer products. Free markets are a great idea, but the problem is...
  • European Stocks Take A Breather; Economic Jitters Return

    04/16/2003 9:41:29 AM PDT · by Starwind · 3 replies · 84+ views
    Dow Jones Newswires | April 16, 2003 | Tim Falconer
    European Stocks Take A Breather; Economic Jitters Return By Tim Falconer of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES LONDON (Dow Jones)--European stocks paused for breath Wednesday as a sketchy economic outlook overshadowed a slew of mostly upbeat trading statements. At the close, London's FTSE-100 Share Index was down 1.6% at 3854.9, while Paris' CAC-40 Index ended down 0.9% at 2895.16. At 1605 GMT, Frankfurt's Xetra Dax Index was up 0.2% at 2839.12. Hopes for an improvement in the health of the global economy were dealt a blow Wednesday as some mediocre economic data from both sides of the Atlantic heightened fears that a...