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Frankfurt Trading Session Heads Up Monday, February 12, 2018

Frankfurt opening news digest

US Dollar, Risk Appetite Trends Eye Trump Infrastructure Plan

The US Dollar may return to the offensive following a pullback in Asia Pacific trade as President Trump unveils a much-anticipated infrastructure spending plan.

 

Brexit Talks Spike GBP/USD Volatility, Options-Derived Range

British Pound 1-day and 1-week implied volatility levels against the US Dollar spiked to the highest of the majors as more Brexit discussions are expected

 

EUR/USD Technical Analysis: Euro Eyes Support Below 1.22 Figure

The Euro has paused to digest losses after touching the lowest level in a month against the US Dollar but overall positioning hints further weakness

 

Asia AM Digest: British Pound Hurt, Yen Down on Wall Street Break

The British Pound fell as EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier talked about Brexit transition risks. The Japanese Yen and Swiss Franc suffered as Wall Street

 

Demand for Lincoln’s new Navigator SUV is so high that Ford is spending $25 million to upgrade the factory that builds it

The total investment in the facility’s revamping, which began last year, is now $925 million and includes 400 new robots.

 

Maverick Capital, a $10.5 billion hedge fund, is betting big that the smartphone market has hit a ‘tipping point’

BI PRIME: The bet is the firm’s largest collective short position, according to the firm’s year-end letter dated January 30.

 

U.S. stock futures gain, hinting at Monday rebound

After last week’s roller-coaster ride on Wall Street, U.S. stock futures indicated gains in Monday trading. As of midnight Eastern, Dow Jones Industri

 

Power plant explosion, fire causes new Puerto Rico blackout

An explosion and fire at a power substation caused a widespread blackout in Puerto Rico on Sunday night, adding to the woes of the island that was bat

 

Comcast may revive bid to buy 21st Century Fox: report

Comcast Corp. CMCSA, +1.00% may revive its effort to acquire 21st Century Fox FOX, +3.23% after the entertainment giant turned down its original bid i

 

New York attorney general sues Weinstein Co. over civil rights abuses

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Sunday sued the Weinstein Co., Harvey Weinstein and his brother, Bob Weinstein, accusing the Hollywood

 

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