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It is difficult to make much sense of the short-term price action in the foreign exchange market since so much is spurred by this or that headline about Greece. On the week, the euro lost about 0.6% ...
US markets were closed on Friday for the celebration of its Independence Day. However, there were four developments to note since Friday. 1. FX Price Action: The US dollar is little changed against ...
1) Polls show that the favourable evaluation of the Brazilian government fell to 9%, the lowest reading since 1989. 2) Ukraine and its creditors have agreed to resume talks 3) Credit Bank of ...
The US employment data disappointed. The headline grain of 223k was only slightly less than expected, but the job growth in April and May was revised lower by 60k (almost evenly divided). The most ...
The official creditors have made it clear that there is no scope to resume negotiations with Greece until after the referendum. There have been several polls published. They generally appear to show a...
This Great Graphic, constructed on Bloomberg, depicts two time series. The white line shows the Federal Reserve's real broad trade weighted index. It is updated on a monthly basis. It edged up in June...
Three years ago this month, ECB President Draghi issued his now-famous pledge to do "whatever it takes" to save the euro. Indeed, it has done its part. The ECB has a negative deposit rate, something ...
Greece has formally fallen into arrears with the IMF, and the second aid package has expired. The markets have taken it in stride. The euro was briefly pushed below $1.1100 but snapped back quickly ...
Wilson Mizner is credited with the advice to be nice to people on your way up because you will meet them on the way down. This may apply to us as individuals, but not to countries. We are struck by ...
Today is the end of the quarter so we will get the IMF's COFER report on currency reserves from Q1. This is when the dollar was very strong. We should therefore expect the dollar value of reserves to...