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GLOBAL
Trump: Give Guns to Teachers Who 'Want Them'
Saturday, 24 February 2018 04:32 WIB

For the second day in a row, U.S. President Donald Trump spoke at length about school safety, advocating arming teachers with guns to thwart campus massacres. "Unless we have an offensive capability, it's going to happen again and again," Trump said. "You can't hire enough security...

MARKET UPDATE
Hong Kong stocks extend rally at open
Monday, 26 February 2018 09:00 WIB

Hong Kong stocks opened with fresh gains on Monday morning, extending last week's rally as concerns about rising US interest rates abated around the world. The Hang Seng Index climbed 0.84 percent, or 261.12 points, to 31,528.29 in early trade. And the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose...

ECONOMY
U.K. Growth Revised Down as Consumers Hit by Inflation
Thursday, 22 February 2018 16:42 WIB

The U.K. economy expanded less than previously estimated in the fourth quarter as consumers and businesses absorbed faster price increases. Gross domestic product rose 0.4 percent, compared with an initial estimate of 0.5 percent, the Office for National Statistics said on Thursday. In 2017,...

GOLD CORNER
Gold's Tops Hold, Next stop $1300
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 05:26 WIB

The equity markets are closed today; however, the futures markets are open. Equity futures are higher which would have led to the seventh day in a row of gains. Just three weeks ago, equities looked like they were going to collapse. Now they look like they may never go down again. Will the œrip...

COMMODITY
Gold Prices Rise After Worst Week In 2-1/2 Months
Monday, 26 February 2018 09:25 WIB

Gold prices edged up on early Monday, after declining more than 1 percent last week, as the U.S. dollar steadied following recent gains. Spot gold rose 0.1 percent at $1,330.59 an ounce at 0118 GMT. Prices fell 1.4 percent for the week ended Feb. 23, the biggest decline in 2-1/2 months. U.S....

FISCAL & MONETARY
Fed minutes: Stronger outlook increases the chance for more rate hikes
Thursday, 22 February 2018 02:29 WIB

Minutes of the Jan. 30-31 Federal Open Market Committee meeting released Wednesday showed officials saw a stronger economy than at the end of 2017 and that more rate hikes were in the offing. The strengthening œincreased the likelihood that a gradual upward trajectory of the federal funds rate...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
22.00 U.S New Home Sales 625K
26th-2nd GBP Nationwide HPI m/m 0.6%
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