By ELAINE KURTENBACH - AP - Fri Oct 31, 2:20PM CDT
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank surprised the financial world and pleased investors Friday by intensifying its purchases of government bonds and other assets to try to revive a chronically anemic economy. (full story)
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation crept higher in the 18 countries that use the euro in October — but the rise to an annual 0.4 percent offered little relief to the European Central Bank as it tries to boost a weak economy. (full story)
Marc Nemenoff - The PRICE Futures Group - Fri Oct 31, 11:05AM CDT
By Bradley Hope, Alexandra Scaggs and Dan Strumpf | The Wall Street Journal | U.S. stocks extended their late-October rally, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 221 points Thursday in a session that was marred by a glitch that forced the New York Stock Exchange for the first... (full story)
Marc Nemenoff - The PRICE Futures Group - Fri Oct 31, 8:10AM CDT
Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 14 lower at 141’04, 10 Yr. Notes 6 lower at 126’14 and 5 Yr. Notes down 3 at 119’16. Early this morning the Bank of Japan announced it would increase it’s Bond purchases by more than the equivalent of 780 billion dollars (quantitative... (full story)
Kristian Kerr, Sr. Currency Strategist - Daily FX - Fri Oct 31, 7:30AM CDT
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The Bank of Japan... (full story)
TOKYO (AP) — Japan is pumping more money into its lagging economy, expanding an already lavish stimulus effort. The surprise announcement Friday highlights diverging fortunes among the world's top economies. Earlier this week, the U.S. Federal Reserve ended its own unprecedented stimulus in a sign of increased confidence in economic recovery. (full story)
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks climbed Friday after strong U.S. economic growth and upbeat earnings sent Wall Street higher. The dollar continued to strengthen after the Fed signaled a rate hike earlier this week. (full story)
The Euro may overlook October’s CPI data considering its limited impact on near-term ECB policy. The Kiwi Dollar fell after a soft Building Permits report.
Euro May Look Past October’s... (full story)
The Euro may overlook German unemployment and inflation data while a slowdown in third-quarter US GDP growth may not amount to a major setback for the Dollar.
Euro Unlikely to Find Lasting Cues in German... (full story)
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets meandered Thursday while the dollar strengthened against other currencies after the Federal Reserve said it will end its stimulus program, as many had expected. (full story)
Marc Nemenoff - The PRICE Futures Group - Wed Oct 29, 10:10AM CDT
Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 2 lower at 141’15, 10 Yr. Notes 1 lower at 126’29 and the 5 Yr. Notes fractionally lower at 119’29. Results of the 2 day FOMC meeting will be announced at 1:00pm Central. It is expected that we will see the end of Quantitative Easing and that... (full story)