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THE U.S. DAYBOOK: U.S. DAYBOOK & OVERNIGHT: Tax Plan, Jobless Claims, Blackberry

(Bloomberg) — U.S. index futures little changed ahead of jobless claims and GDP data. Earnings are expected from Blackberry, Conagra and McCormick. U.S. MARKETS: S&P 500 futures down 0.05% to 2,503.25 Brent Futures down 0.09% to $57.85/bbl Gold spot down 0.08% to $1,281.80 U.S. Dollar Index up 0.06% to 93.42 …

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MACRO VIEW COLUMNS: There’s Little Edge to Trading a Market This Quiet

(Bloomberg) — There’s an old saying that you should never short a quiet market. That’s particularly the case for longer-term investors, for whom the vicissitudes of temporary market swings are (or at least should be) easily ignored. That doesn’t mean that investors should deploy cash when trading conditions are muted, …

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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Treasuries Slump as Trump Touts Tax Plan

(Bloomberg) — Treasuries slid as traders zeroed in on President Trump’s tax plan, which includes breaks for companies and a one-time repatriation holiday for cash stashed overseas. The dollar climbed as much as 0.7 percent on the prospect the proposed tax amnesty will fuel a surge in greenback demand. Canada’s …

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