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FTSE Heads to the Frontier With New Index Series
September 08, 2014
FTSE Group, the indexing unit of the London Stock Exchange, today introduced the FTSE Frontier Markets Index series. Separate from FTSE’s widely followed developed and emerging markets benchmarks, the... Read More
LSE Confirms Acquisition of Russell Investments
June 26, 2014
The London Stock Exchange confirmed earlier Thursday it will acquire indexing giant Russell Investments from Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance for $2.7 billion in cash. Northwestern Mutual’s efforts... Read More
LSE Reportedly Eyes Bid for Russell Investments
May 13, 2014
The London Stock Exchange is reportedly mulling a bid to acquire Russell Investments in an effort to bolster’s LSE indexing business. LSE, the parent company of FTSE International financial indices,... Read More
FTSE’s Growing U.S. ETF Index Footprint
February 04, 2014
It may have seemed like benign news when an exchange traded fund swaps indices. After all, it is not an usual occurrence. On Monday, Emerging Global Advisors, the New York-based exchange traded funds... Read More
European Markets to Lose Momentum on Euro Zone Uncertainty
August 28, 2012
European markets are called to open in negative territory on Tuesday as the debate continues over how far the European Central Bank (ECB) can, or will, go to save the euro zone. Read More
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Is the Rally Over Already?
November 19, 2011
Saturday, November 19. 11:30 a.m. Global stock markets have been totally, and I mean totally, at the mercy of the situation in Europe for several weeks now, surging up on each indication that Europe... Read More
Markets Remains at Interesting Junctures.
November 24, 2010
Saturday, November 27, 2010. 9:30 am. I’m sounding like a broken record, saying for two weeks now that the way the market handles the potential short-term resistance at the 21-day moving averages might... Read More
Rally Attempt, But Likely To Be Limited.
August 18, 2010
Wednesday, August 18, 2010. 9:15 am. We’ve been telling subscribers that the weekly market pattern calls for this week to be positive, influenced by the usually positive activity leading into Friday’s... Read More
Japan Now Adding To Dismal Global Economic News.
August 16, 2010
Monday, August 16th, 2010. 9:15 am. Worries about another global economic slowdown, before the wreckage of the last one has been cleared away, began months ago with the eurozone’s debt crisis and... Read More
Economic Uncertainties Are Gone!
August 11, 2010
Wednesday, August 11, 2010. 9:15 am. Fed Chairman Bernanke can move on from his warning of a couple of months ago that there are “unusual uncertainties” in the economy. There may still be uncertainties... Read More
ADP Jobs Report a Flop.
August 04, 2010
Wednesday, August 4, 2010. 9:15 am. For at least two months now, hopes that each economic report will show the economic slowdown has ended have been dashed when the reports came out worse than... Read More
Downward Trend of GDP Continues!
July 30, 2010
Friday, July 30, 2010. 9:15 a.m. The much anticipated 2nd quarter GDP report was just released, and was that GDP grew 2.4% in Q2, missing the consensus forecast of 2.5% by only a fraction. And GDP for... Read More
New Home Sales Were a Positive?
July 27, 2010
Tuesday, July 27, 2010. 9:15 a.m. The stock market took yesterday’s report that new home sales came in at 330,000 units in June as a positive. However, May sales, which were originally reported a month... Read More
The Fed Is More Concerned About Economy!
July 15, 2010
Thursday, July 15, 2010. 9:15 am. The minutes released yesterday of the Fed’s June 22-23 FOMC meeting revealed more concerns about the economy than was implied in the Fed’s announcement after the... Read More
Markets Across Asia and Europe Plunge
May 25, 2010
Most major indices in Europe and Asia were off about 3% due to concerns about debt of troubled E.U. nations, potential military action on the Korean peninsula, and worries that the U.K. and E.U. crisis... Read More
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