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Eurozone: Consumption growth to slow after strong Q3 – ABN AMRO

Aline Schuiling, senior economist at ABN AMRO, notes that Eurozone’s Q3 GDP growth remained unchanged from the flash estimate, at 0.2% QoQ. Key Quotes “Looking at the main components, net exports reduced growth by 0.1pp qoq. Fixed investment and government consumption were slightly positive and each added 0.1pp, while inventory building reduced growth by 0.1 …

Kelley Blue Book: Now is the time for great year-end car deals—how to get…

It’s no secret that end-of-month car shopping can yield great deals. Dealerships have sales quotas to meet, and a handful of cars can spell the difference between a big bonus and not covering monthly operating expenses. Now pull out a bit further to the end of the last month of the quarter – or better …

NerdWallet: A financial to-do list you should complete by the end of the …

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. A task without a deadline is just wishful thinking. Sometimes, you can get away with procrastinating. If you never get around to alphabetizing your spices, no one’s life will change. But putting off some tasks could have a huge impact on loved ones. The close of the …

USD/JPY Technical Analysis: Bears challenge 50-DMA, ascending trend-line …

USD/JPY edges lower for the second consecutive session on Friday. The near-term technical set-up remains in favour of bearish traders. The USD/JPY pair extended the overnight rejection slide from the 109.00 handle and remained under some selling pressure for the second consecutive session on Friday. The pair has now slipped back to challenge an important …

European open – Trump, NFP, election, gold, oil

Stocks Higher Ahead of US Jobs We’re off to a decent start in Europe as traders await the ever-highly anticipated jobs report from the US. Source – Thomson Reuters Eikon This week has seen attention shift a little from a phase one trade deal between the US and China – although we are once again being …

GBP/USD corrects from multi-month tops, slides to 1.3100 neighbourhood

Some near-term profit-taking exerts some downward pressure on GBP/USD. Increasing odds of a majority for Conservatives might help limit the downside. Investors now look forward to the US monthly jobs report for some impetus. The GBP/USD pair finally broke down of its Asian session consolidation phase and refreshed daily lows, around the 1.3115 region in the …