Fundamental Analysis

A strong print for housing starts in June was the most noteworthy piece of economic news in an otherwise quiet data week. Housing starts rose 8.3 percent to a 1.215 million-unit pace in June followin...
Fundamental Analysis

It was a light week for domestic economic data with investor focus primarily on political events, G7 central banks, and international data. China kicked off the week with the release of economic growt...
Fundamental Analysis

Last week, at the Fed's semi-annual monetary policy, Janet Yellen admitted that stocks markets are overheated. She declared that there are strong "valuation pressures" across a range of asse...
Fundamental Analysis

The string of higher retail sales volumes recorded over the last few months certainly bodes well for overall growth during the second quarter, which is tracking just above 3%. While a solid labour mar...
Fundamental Analysis

The EUR's has surged to a new two-year high outright earlier this morning (€1.1679) while most major stock exchanges consolidated as the markets assess an investigation into the U.S. president that ...
Fundamental Analysis

The DAX index has posted small gains in the Friday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,454.20, up 0.22% on the day. It's a quiet end to the week, with no German or eurozone releases. On Thurs...
Fundamental Analysis

The stronger-than-expected UK retail sales report failed to support the British Pound, as the gain was thought to be related to temporary warm weather effects. At the moment of data release, the Sterl...