Sends the bill to the Senate The US House has passed a bill to fund and reopen the Interior Department and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Closing changes for the main European bourses: On the week: Italian stock markets had a nice week but the index is closing in on the Nov/Dec highs.
New York Fed tracking estimate The lack of economic data because of the government shutdown is hindering these estimates. ForexLive
Below the day MA The dollar has moved higher today after a wander lower over the last month or so. Looking at the dollar index daily chart above, the high in December stalled near the…
2013 transcripts released Fed transcripts are released on a five-year lag and the latest edition is out. Journalists and market watchers are leafing through the now.
Trump on twitter There are no signs of the shutdown ending or the wall being built. This all sounds like Trump is ramping up to declare an emergency and build it anyway.
Pairs break to the upside failed Coming into the day, the GBPUSD had a range of less than 100 pips. That would have put a weeks trading range at the lowest since 2014. That is…
Major indices down about -0.5% The major US indices are opening in the red. That jeopardizes the 5 day higher close for each of those indices. The snapshot of the market shows: