USDCAD Weekly outlook for may 1-5

Chart | Calendar | TRADE NOW | USDCAD USDCAD Weekly outlook for may 1-5 BUZ INVESTORS USDCAD WEEKLY OUTLOOK Dollar/CAD Recent Moves Since the big fall in oil prices in late 2014, Dollar/CAD is trading at higher levels. The Bank of Canada cut interest rates twice. The new government led by Justin Trudeau enacted fiscal stimulus,… Please follow and like us:

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Morgan Stanley Leads in First-Quarter M&A Deals as Bankers Remain Optimistic on Trump Deregulation Plan

Goldman Sachs, Barclays Capital and Citigroup Round Out Top Four NEW YORK, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Morgan Stanley led the way in mergers and acquisitions during 2017’s first quarter, while total deals announced increased a slight 4.3% from 2016’s fourth quarter, according to The Deal, a business unit of TheStreet, Inc., (NASDAQ: TST). U.S. transactions… Please follow and like us:

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Could China Be Close to a Banking Crisis?

This article originally appeared on The Conversation. A variety of indicators suggest that China has come perilously close to a banking crisis. So far, the government has managed to keep things in check. A state-led debt restructuring indicates Chinese officials have learnt some of the lessons of the bad loan crisis faced by state banks in… Please follow and like us:

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New Mac Malware Is Capable Of Bypassing Apple’s Security Tools

A newly discovered malware targeted at MacOS devices is capable of intercepting all internet activity on an infected device, including usage on secure sites. This new malware, dubbed OSX/Dok, was first identified by security firm Check Point. It is capable of affecting all versions of MacOS and has yet to be identified by Mac virus protection… Please follow and like us:

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Investment Funds Are Rotating Into Europe And Value Stocks

Global investment funds are rotating away from developed markets into emerging markets as they struggle to value Stocks, according to a new Global Equity Strategy report from analysts at HSBC. Global Investment Funds Are Rotating Into Europe And Value Stocks stux / Pixabay The report notes that global investment funds are rotating from developed into emerging… Please follow and like us:

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Chinese FDI in US triples to $46b

Chinese investment in the United States in 2016 more than tripled from 2015 to $46 billion, with Chinese companies adding 1,300 new operations, according to a report. Chinese-owned companies now employ over 140,000 in the US, with companies increasing their presence in the South and Midwest “significantly”, though their investments are still most keenly felt in… Please follow and like us:

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Trump orders review of bans on offshore oil and gas drilling

Washington (dpa) – US President Donald Trump ordered a review of bans on offshore oil and gas drilling on Friday in the hope of increasing energy production on the United States’ outer continental shelf. Trump said the review would result in the reversal of president Barack Obama’s Arctic leasing ban and create jobs. “It’s a great… Please follow and like us:

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House Republicans: Fail #2 for Obamacare repeal and replace

Pls hold. –T WASHINGTON, April 28, 2017 – Before the U.S. stock market opened for trading Friday morning, we got this bit of disconcerting news via ZeroHedge: “Late on Thursday night, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy confirmed that, as expected, the GOP leadership would not bring up a revised ObamaCare repeal bill to the floor this… Please follow and like us:

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South Korea Rejects Trump’s $1 Billion THAAD Demand

The South Korean government has quickly refuted U.S. President Donald Trump’s call for Seoul to pay $1 billion for the THAAD missile defense system. The Defense Ministry put out a statement Friday saying, “There is no change in South Korea and the United States’ position that our government provides the land and supporting facilities and the… Please follow and like us:

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Will Toronto-Dominion Get Hit Hard When Canada’s Housing Bubble Blows Up?

Up until the financial crisis, when many U.S. banks were nearly destroyed by disastrous amounts of leverage and risky bets on mortgage backed securities and complex derivatives, banks were a favorite sector among dividend investors thanks to their generous yields and solid histories of payout growth. The memory of the great financial crash is still fresh… Please follow and like us:

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Ford first quarter profits fall 35 percent

DETROIT — Ford’s first-quarter profits sank to $1.6 billion, a 35 percent drop compared to the same period a year ago, as higher costs for warranties, recalls and materials — not to mention falling industry sales in the U.S. — eroded profits. During the first quarter last year, the Dearborn, Mich., automaker earned a profit of… Please follow and like us:

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The Price Of Oil Falls

This article originally appeared on the Motley Fool. After initially aiming to boost crude oil prices to $55 a barrel, key OPEC members like Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Iraq have now set their sights on $60 a barrel of oil. This target — along with rumors that OPEC would extend the production cuts announced last November… Please follow and like us:

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Stock market action dull on Thursday, but Friday could pop

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2017 – Fairly short report today as stock market averages essentially flatlined on Thursday, perhaps still digesting President Trump’s tax outline presentation from Wednesday; the possibility of another stab a Obamacare repeal, replace, or something else; and the big earnings and sales increases for the ever-more monster-sized Amazon (symbol: AMZN) and that other… Please follow and like us:

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Operating vs Financial Cash Flows

I was at a CFA Baltimore board meeting, and we were talking before the meeting. Most of us work for value investors, or, growth-at-a-reasonable-price investors. One fellow who has a business model somewhat like mine, commented that all the money was flowing into ETFs which were buying things like Facebook, Amazon and Google, which was distorting… Please follow and like us:

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