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Chart of the Day Series

Chart of the Day: Senate resistance against Trump

May 15, 2017 11:45 am UTC| Commentary Politics

In many ways, the 45th President of the United States have set records and it is no difference when it comes to resistance. This chart shows how big that resistance is for President Trump in US congress. The numbers of...

Chart of the Day Series

Chart of the Day: Korean military might

Apr 13, 2017 14:31 pm UTC| Commentary

This chart from Statista compares the military might of the South and North Korea. While the number of troops is higher for North Korea including their preparedness for battle; South Korea compensates with latest...

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Chart of the Day: Yuan internationalization stalls

Apr 11, 2017 11:54 am UTC| Commentary

This Standard Chartered chart shared by Financial Times show that the august 2015 devaluation of the yuan was a crucial step in the yuan internationalization. After that unexpected forced devaluation of 1.9 percent in...

Chart of the Day Series

Chart of the Day: Bargains in Europe

Mar 30, 2017 13:45 pm UTC| Commentary

Once the political uncertainties end in Europe, especially this years elections, there could be a major outperformance by the European stocks just from the valuationperspective. This chart from Bloomberg shows, exactly how...

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Chart of the Day: Gordhan effect

Mar 28, 2017 16:46 pm UTC| Commentary

It is just two days into the week and the South African rand (ZAR) is already down more than 5 percent against the dollar. The rand is currently trading at 12.94 per dollar. The speculation that the President Jacob Zuma...

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Chart of the Day: Industrial performance Europe

Mar 27, 2017 14:53 pm UTC| Commentary Economy

This chart is from Eurostat of the European Union. It shows that during 2010-2016, which includes a long period of economic turmoil that hasnt completely dissipated yet, themajority of the industrial sectors have...

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Chart of the Day: NATO spending

Mar 22, 2017 17:28 pm UTC| Commentary

This Bloomberg analysis shows only five countries as of now meet the 2 percent spending requirement criterion. No wonder, President Trump is upset that leader Germany would meet the required goal in the next seven...

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Economy

UK Q2 GDP growth sees marginal improvement from Q1, raises downside risks to 2017 GDP outlook

UK economic growth nudged up in the second quarter of 2017 after a notable slowdown seen in the first half of the year. Official data for gross domestic product published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed...

Fundamental Evaluation Series: Long-term yield spread vs. EUR/GBP

This chart shows the performance of EUR/GBP exchange rate in contrast to the performance of long-term yield divergence between 10-year German Bund and 10-year UK gilt. During our evaluation period beginning August...

U.S. Treasuries gain ahead of FOMC policy meeting, 5-year auction

The U.S. Treasuries gained ahead of the countrys 5-year auction, besides the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) monetary policy meeting, scheduled to be held today at 17:00GMT and 18:00GMT respectively. The yield on...

EUR/PLN likely to face further upside risks in coming weeks, says Commerzbank

The zloty stayed range-bound yesterday, but we are not out of the water at all. We advise investors to keep a close eye on political developments. The rift between President Andrzej Duda and the PiS leadership, triggered...

Fundamental Evaluation Series: USDJPY vs. yield divergence

This one pair has been at odds with yield divergence throughout early 2016 as the yen benefited from risk aversion and due to market participants doubts on BoJs abilities to ease policies further. It had shown...

Politics

Law expert: where the Brexit battles over the Repeal Bill will be fought in parliament

The most important national law governing the Brexit process has been tabled before parliament by the UK government. The proposed European Union (Withdrawal) Bill previously known as the Great Repeal Bill is likely to...

Modi's polarising populism makes a fiction of a secular, democratic India

After Donald Trump was sworn in as US president, The Times of India published a piece titled Why both Modi and Trump are textbook populists. Citing Jan-Werner Mllers What is Populism?, the journalist, Amit Varma, was...

Politicians jeopardise the safety of whistleblowers with bad technology

The Western Australian Liberal Party has created a website, www.wawhistleblowers.com, encouraging whistleblowers to report on WA public officers, government ministers and members of parliament. The site has already been...

Malawi set out to give students skills to support democracy. But it's not been easy

Like many other countries, Malawi was caught in the wave of democratic change that swept sub-Saharan Africa in the early 1990s. The wave was triggered by the fall of communism along with military and civilian dictatorships...

US under Trump Series: Donald Trump Jr. may be called to testify before Senate over his meeting with Russian lawyer

President Trump eldest son Donald Trump Jr. might be called upon by the Senate Intelligence Committee to question about a meeting that took place in June 2016 at the Trump Tower between Trump Jr., President Trumps...

Science

NASA Is Launching A Nationwide Solar Eclipse Watch Project, Participate For Science

On August 21st, a solar eclipse that will completely blot out the sun was announced to happen by NASA. In an attempt to gather as much data about the celestial event as possible, the space agency is asking every single...

Scientists Create Material 5x Stronger Than Steel And Soft As Rubber

Researchers in Japan recently succeeded in creating a soft and flexible material that is five times stronger than steel but feels like rubber. Such a material could have numerous applications including the development of...

Humans Are Only Using 25% Of Their DNA, Study Says

Remember that popular misconception that humans only use about 10 percent of their brains power at any given time? It looks like something similar is about to start circulating the web with a new study indicating humans...

Scientists Create Super Spinach That Can Function As Bomb Detector

For the most part, the leafy green spinach has only ever been super in the animated classic Popeye the Sailor Man when the quirky main character would down a whole can of the leaves to gain strength. Recently, scientists...

The Most Advanced Artificial Heart Can Perform As Well As A Real One

Scientists have been trying to create artificial versions of human organs for decades, be it the liver, skin, eyes, and above all, the heart. These efforts are aimed at solving one of the biggest challenges in the medical...

Technology

Neuroscientist Trolls Science Journals With Star Wars-Themed Paper

Fans of the popular Star Wars franchise will be more than familiar with the so-called midi-chlorian and all the various jargons used in the properties. If these fans read a paper published in several journals posing as...

China Create Quantum Network That Can’t Be Hacked

With hacking becoming an increasingly serious problem on an international scale with huge national security implications, it was only a matter of time before a country developed a network that simply cannot be hacked. It...

Toyota Reportedly Close To Developing Solid State Car Battery

In a recent report by The Wall Street Journal, it would appear that car making giant Toyota is on the cusp of succeeding in the creation of an efficient and affordable Solid State battery for cars. This would be a huge...

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Impressions Are In And They Are Overwhelmingly Positive

With Uncharted 4: A Thiefs End being the last foray of legendary adventurer Nathan Drake into the world of tomb raiding, many wondered if the spin-off Uncharted: The Lost Legacy can do the franchise justice. In a recent...

Is Roomba Robot Vacuum Mapping Users’ Homes And Selling Them To The Highest Bidder?

Anyone who has a Roomba robot vacuum in their home from iRobot Corp. recently found cause for concern when a Reuters interview revealed the companys plans on using the tiny machine to map the homes of users. Company CEO...
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July 26 14:00 UTC Released

USNew Home Sales Chg MM*

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0.8 %

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1.4 %

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2.9 %

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USNew Home Sales-Units*

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0.610 mln

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0.615 mln

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0.610 mln

July 26 15:30 UTC 4949m

JPForeign Exchange Flows*

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-2.949 bln

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BRForeign Exchange Flows*

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-2.949 bln

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BRForeign Exchange Flows*

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-2.949 bln

July 26 18:00 UTC 199199m

USFed Funds Target Rate

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1.125 %

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1.125 %

July 26 23:00 UTC 499499m

KRNew Home Sales-Units*

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2.7 mln

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2.9 mln

July 26 23:00 UTC 499499m

EZGDP Growth QQ*

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0.6 %

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1.1 %

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EZGDP Growth YY*

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2.7 %

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2.9 %

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KRGDP Growth QQ*

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0.6 %

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1.1 %

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