The Day Today

"The NFP Day Today" - 2 May 2014

Today’s US jobs report is one of the LEAST anticipated in years. One trader told me that payrolls just isn’t important any more… which is a sign of how hard it has been to make money and how little conviction there is with volatility on the lows….

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"The May Day Today" - 1 May 2014

Mayday Mayday! In fact it’s quite the reverse. Most major stock markets have recovered half, if not all, of their losses from the start of April. Interest rates and currencies remain rangebound and volatility in almost everything is down at multi-year lows.

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"The (Fed) Day Today" - 30 April 2014

* This story wraps up what to look for this year: a healthy US corporate sector; a strong US economy; plans to invest; M&A; and potential US dollar repatriation flows:
eBay to repatriate $9bn in cash….

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"The Day Today" - 28 April 2014

* UK M&A back in the frame with news this morning that Pfizer are back bidding for AstraZeneca, at £60bn this would be the largest ever foreign takeover in the UK http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-27185027
* Stocks in Europe Advance on M&A as Tension in Ukraine Boosts Nickel,

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