US Private Sector Job Growth’s Annual Pace Held Steady In July

Companies in the US added a moderate 170,000 employees to their ranks in July (seasonally adjusted), according to this morning’s update from the US Labor Department. The gain was...

Macro Briefing: 3 August 2018

U.S. Sec. of State: N. Korea’s efforts to denuclearize fall short of pledge: Reuters Analysts are upbeat about today’s employment report for July: MarketWatch Eurozone Composite PMI: economic growth slowed at...

Yields Bring Dollar Back

The dollar recovered slightly at the start of week's trade aided by continuing rise in US yields which broke the 2.70% barrier on the benchmark 10-year for the first...

GDP disappoints, durable goods orders solid

The first read on growth in the U.S. economy during the fourth quarter was a tad disappointing. GDP increased by 2.6% year over year in the fourth quarter. Economists...

House Republicans hope end of year exhaustion is enough to pass...

Can Congress pass a bill, any bill, to keep the government funded past December 22? Maybe. If members of the House and Senate are so exhausted by the endless wrangling...

Lithium producer SQM soars after Chilean election

Quite a good two days for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile or SQM for short. The Chilean producer of lithium climbed almost 8% yesterday and tacked on another...

Synaptics announces top 5 phone OEM will use its in-display fingerprint...

This is the kind of news that the very patient investors in Synaptics (SYNA) have been waiting for. The specialist in touch-screen display technologies have announced that a top...