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Aug 18 2014

Fed to dictate the tape

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
Easing tensions around the globe has turned the focus away from geopolitics towards Chinese growth (or lack thereof). But Andrew says this week it’s all about the Fed, as all eyes are on the upcoming FOMC minutes on Wednesday, most especially on speeches to be made by Janet Yellen and Mario Draghi, who are both expected to be very dovish. Plus, a forward-look at Canadian bank earnings.
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Aug 15 2014

Dumbfounded by the markets

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
Why are stocks lifting higher? Why are bond yields so low? Andrew isn't optimistic about the answer. German 2 and 3-year bond yields are below zero, and in real terms, Canadian 5-years are in the red as well. Plus, a look at gold and how the colder summer is moving energy stocks.
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Aug 14 2014

Get used to the word 'stimulus'

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
Andrew says with France cutting its 2014 GDP outlook, European GDP flat, and weak data out of Japan, the world may be getting more familiar with stimulus policy. Badger Daylighting was down 24 percent yesterday because they cut capital spending, but keep an eye on Boyd Group Income. It's up 48 percent year-over-year.
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Aug 12 2014

Russia could force QE in Europe

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
Andrew says Russia could force Dragi to implement QE before the year's end despite a quieting geopolitical climate. Here at home, low bond yields are keeping investors sitting on their hands, and with no catalysts in the days to come, Andrew says stocks will remain range-bound. Plus, a look at Aecon's big Q2 miss, and some energy names to watch.
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Aug 11 2014

Still a bit nervous

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
Baby steps on the geopolitical front are starting sooth investor confidence as Putin hints at de-escalating the situation in Ukraine.
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Aug 08 2014

Bond yields bounce off a bottom

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
Bond yields are starting to rise again as institutions move into treasuries and investors flee high-yield debt. U.S. small caps have outperformed large caps the past four days … can they keep it up? And one last question – Andrew asks what’s less believable: Chinese economic data or Canadian jobs data? If you have an answer let Andrew know on twitter @cedarbush.
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Aug 07 2014

No ECB changes, none expected

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
No surprises from Mario Draghi this morning. Andrew says this is because he's waiting for LTRO to kick in before taking any action. The Bank of England keeps interest rates unchanged. Two Canadian lifecos report. Plus, and epic Canadian Q2 earnings wrap.
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Aug 06 2014

Market psychology is feeding on itself

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
While the situation in Ukraine hurt afternoon trading yesterday, Andrew says these geopolitical concerns aren't new and investors are too up in their own heads. One reason to be bullish, more strong numbers from the U.S. Plus, two lifecos are expecting strong second-quarter reports.
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