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Frances Horodelski
Jun 05 2014

Mario Draghi holds court

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
As expected the European Central Bank has reduced its three major lending rates including the first ever negative deposit rate (to -0.1%) and cut the Benchmark rate to 0.15% (from 0.25%).
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Frances Horodelski
Jun 04 2014

The Bank of Canada in focus

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
The focus today will be the Bank of Canada where little is expected. There will only be the statement at 10AM ET, with no press conference. Watch the dollar for reaction on any dovish commentary. In the U.S., a number of potentially market-moving data points.
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Frances Horodelski
Jun 03 2014

The waiting is the hardest part

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Today we will watch the ISM New York (will they get that seasonal adjustment right?), factory orders (old number) and auto sales for May (were GM’s sales affected by all the recall news?). The U.S. dollar could be the biggest beneficiary of the ECB’s actions on Thursday as the Euro is expected to act negatively on aggressive central bank initiatives. Futures are down modestly and the wait for the ECB and the jobs numbers begins.
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Frances Horodelski
Jun 02 2014

Welcome to June

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
And a new month begins – and it feels a little like the old month.
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Frances Horodelski
May 30 2014

Mint julep Friday?

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
BNP Paribas is reportedly paying a $10 billion fine following a probe against the bank on its evading of sanctions against countries such as Iran, Sudan and Cuba. Importantly, there will be a plea of “guilty” say the discussions.
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Frances Horodelski
May 29 2014

A busload of earnings and data

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Join us on BNN today for a wide range of topics from banks, Prairie Sky’s first day of trading through the new anti-spam legislation that goes into effect July 1 to the CEO of Greyhound Lines. You don’t want to be anywhere else.
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Frances Horodelski
May 28 2014

The calm before a storm

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Equity markets are higher generally around the world, bond prices are higher and commodities are mixed to mostly lower. Continue to pick your spots.
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Larry Berman
May 27 2014

New styles of ETF indexing outperform

By Larry Berman, Berman's Call
Continuing our series on smart index investing with ETFs, this week our guest was Barry Gordon, President & CEO of First Asset.
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