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Yuan Decline Expected as China Battles Core Issues

  The Chinese Yuan, which was depreciating since August 2015, strengthened against the US dollar to hit a high of 6.4919 on February 15, 2016, easing fears of deflation in the global economy. The main reason for the USDCNH pair

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Natural Gas Uptrends on Concerns of Low Supply

  In December 2015, Natural gas hit a new inflation-adjusted historically low price of $1.68 per million British thermal units on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Based on higher than normal temperature forecasted by the meteorological department, some analysts expect

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Cisco to Resume Downtrend on Gross Margin Concerns

  Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) declined sharply below $25 in January, but quickly recovered to its 2015 trading range between $25 and $30. The dividend payout of the company has gone up from a mere $0.06 per share in 2011

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Rio Tinto Bullish as Price of Iron Ore Recovers

  The share price of Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) had gained about 20% in the past one month to close at $27.37 on the NYSE on Friday. While some analysts believe that the mining industry is yet to see the worst,

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Aussie Weakens on Low Commodity Prices

  The Aussie performed poorly last year, losing 10% against the US dollar. Things have hardly changed so far this year. The AUDUSD currency pair continues to remain range-bound with a bearish bias. The Aussie dollar is heavily impacted by

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Microsoft is Down as Windows Phone Sales Fall

  The shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), the American multi-national software company, has appreciated by about 20% in the past year. This is a stunning performance, as most of the companies in the tech sector are hardly up by 5%,

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Supply Deficit & Weather Concerns to Rebound Coffee

  In 2015, the coffee futures was one of the worst performers among commodities. The strengthening of the US dollar against the currencies of major coffee producers such as Brazil and Colombia, largely contributed to the decline in the price.

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Facebook to Decline on Operating Margin Concerns

  Social networking giant Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) had a wonderful fiscal year 2015. The company registered revenue of $17.93 billion, up 44% on a year-over-year basis. From an investor’s point of view, the stock price hit a high of $117.59 in

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Yen Rallies Against the Euro as Investors Turn

  The EURJPY is a major cross currency pair, which has declined by more than 10% in the past eight months. The Euro dollar and the Japanese Yen represent two large and important economic zones. Thus, any major developments in

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Nasdaq Bearish as Large Tech Stocks Slide

  After hitting a high of 5,142 points on November 15th 2015, the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index declined sharply to touch a low of 4,212 on February 8th, 2015. Market analysts attribute the decline to the uncertainty in the US

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