Investors looking to get into equities should brace themselves for a volatile ride due to the potential policy risks and mistakes made by regulators, reported by CNBC.

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Oil prices slid on Tuesday, mirroring a slump for equities, following a major downgrade to a key Chinese economic indicator and after the release of weak Japanese data, analysts said.

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Continental Airlines said it would take foreign exchange losses of about $10 million in the second quarter from the decline of the euro and the British pound against the U.S. dollar.

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Discussions about the Yuan-Dollar exchange rate will not be on the agenda at the Group of 20 meeting in Canada next week, Chinese officials said Friday.

Zhang Tao, director of the international department of the People’s Bank of China, the nation’s central bank, said at a press conference that Chinese leaders will not engage in talks about its currency with other world leaders at the Summit…..

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The Swiss National Bank has been intervening in the FX market to slow/stop the appreciation of the CHF against the Euro for the past six months. This week they threw in the towel and will let the Franc float higher. It cost them a bundle. 8bn marked to market to date, only hope is for Euro to gain, and all the problems of Europe to disappear ASAP, perhaps then their positions can be closed by off-loading Euros. Also, in an attempt to get out as soon as b/e, the previous break intervention levels, might prove to be strong resistance zones. Something to watch, let Euro make some correction to those tasty levels…

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Emerging Bonds, Equities Get Inflows as Risk Returns, EPFR Says Emerging-market equity and bond funds received net inflows in the week to June 16 a.

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Are global stock markets under an ‘Even Years Curse’ that sees them underperform bonds in even-numbered years but beat fixed-income returns in odd-numbered ones?

Link: Equities — an ‘even years’ curse? | Analysis & Opinion |

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Companies issue stocks to raise capital for expansion, equipment and other projects. Stocks have been a very popular form of investment for years. Each share of.

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Posted by Shayne Heffernan on Jun 17th, 2010 and filed under Equities, Europe, Latest News, Markets, USA. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response by filling following comment form or …

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here is a triple resistance point on the Gbp/Usd seems to be holding at this time and there is a 1hr setup. I will let the charts speak to you about.

Link: Forex Trading Journal: 1hr Triple Top – DailyFX Forex Forum | FX Forum

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