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Economic Growth has averaged 1.0 percent since 2010

There’s some truth to this: first quarter growth has averaged 1.0 percent since 2010. GDP growth was terrible in the first quarter, rising at an annual rate of only 0.7 percent. The most common excuse for this miserable performance is that it’s for the first quarter, and first quarters are …

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Gold was at risk of some profit after its strong recent run

Gold prices rose slightly on Friday as investors awaited the first-round of voting in the presidential French election at the weekend and possible announcements about tax changes in the United States. “The big news over the weekend will be the French election and the market will be to an extent …

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FOREX-Euro on defensive as French election tests investor nerves

collected by :kiven Dixter  Against the yen, the euro traded at 120.15 yen EURJPY=R, off from lows of 119.65 yen on Monday. The latest French poll overshadowed optimism that Greece may avert another crisis after a government official said the country had agreed with euro zone finance ministers to resume …

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Euro implied volatility rises as French election comes in range

collected by :Molly Tony He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” UBS’s Haefele: Central Bank Support Remains Important55:31 – Mark Haefele, global chief investment officer of wealth management at UBS, talks with Bloomberg’s Francine Lacqua on the importance of central banks and the biggest risks he sees in global markets. (Source: Bloomberg) …

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