US pending home sales sank by 3.7% in December, the sharpest month-on-month decline seen since December 2013. The reading was below the downwardly-revised 0.6% increase of...read more
More confident in the US economic recovery despite lower inflation expectations with a closer eye being kept on developments from offshore. That was the overriding theme to come...read more
For the umpteenth time since it was released I heard market commentators today make the statement "Australia's December's unemployment data was unambiguously strong' when discussing the potential for further monetary easing. Yes, the...read more
Australian Q4 2014 CPI was released earlier on this morning with consumer prices rising 0.2% in the three months to December. The reading, the softest seen since Q4 2012, was below expectations for an increase of 0.3% and left the annual rate at +1.7%, the weakest...read more
US durable goods orders tumbled by 3.4% in December. The reading, below the downwardly-revised 2.1% decline of November and expectations for an increase of 0.5%, was the...read more
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