Fed-Watching Asian Stocks End Tuesday Mixed

Talking Points: Asian stocks remained firmly on Federal Reserve watch on Tuesday Better industrial production numbers bolstered mainland Chinese stocks Weaker business confidence weighed on Australia’s ASX 200 index Asian stocks were mixed in a cautious Tuesday session, which perhaps isn’t surprising given the proximity of what it expected to be a crucial monetary policy […]

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Mixed December US Jobs Report Gives Few New Reasons for USD Bulls

Talking Points: – Job growth came in just below expectations, still strong enough to not disrupt the overarching trend. – The unemployment and undermployment rates fell on weaker labor force participation. –EUR/USD whipsawed between 1.0625 and 1.0672. Jobs growth in the United States in November remained solid at +178K, albeit slightly below expectations of +180K, […]