"In a speech titled “Sustaining openness in a dynamic global economy”, Draghi said the global recovery is firming up, highlighting that growth has been “visible for some years”, particularly in the US, Europe, and Japan."
Even Draghi mentioned the US: Todays numbers showed better economic data in Europe same time US factory orders slowing down. Any lower US economic data is competitive to global data. If the US is falling behind Europe the EURO might have a suprisingly huge potential to the upside in the next month.
Trump setting records for low presidential approval
Plunging into undesirably uncharted territory, Trump is setting records with his dismally low approval ratings
At 34 percent, his current approval rating is worse than former President Barack Obama's ever was
Trump has defied the trends before. But if history is a guide, his numbers don't bode well. Low approval ratings hamper a president's ability to push an agenda through Congress and make it more likely the president's party will lose seats in Congress in the midterm elections.
Remark: Traders should remind the "lock up periode" for stock repurchase programs to start in 3-4 weeks from now. Stock buy backs may prevent right now US stockmarkets from more selling pressure. This is going to change within days by end of september if investors might continue to pull money out of US stockmarkets.
The euro subsequently climbed to its highest in more than two years in early August, and traded slightly below those levels near $1.186 Friday. Draghi is scheduled to speak later Friday afternoon at an annual meeting of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming."
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North Korea fired a missile over Japan, according to local media.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the ballistic missile passed over the Tohoku region at the northern end of Japan.
Local government urged people living in the area to take refuge in solid buildings or underground shelters, NHK reported.