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The Swiss National Bank surprised the market by announced a negative 25 bp rate on sight deposits and lowered the 3-month Libor range to -0.75% to 0.25%. Although SNB President Jordan revealed that it...
The Federal Reserve upgraded its assessment of the labor market and changed the future guidance from "considerable time" to "can be patient in beginning to normalize the stance of monetary policy." ...
Winston Churchill famously said of Russian foreign policy that it was "...a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma." What people leave out is what followed. Churchill offered an answer: "... ...
The US dollar's recovery which began yesterday continues today. The euro reached the 50% retracement objective of its slide since mid-October (~$1.2565) and now is more than a full cent lower. The ...
The US dollar's recent losses against the euro and yen have been extended. Oil prices continue to swoon, and the price of Brent oil has fallen below $60, while WTI approached $54. While most emerging ...
As the 24-hour session has progressed, the US dollar and equities have stabilized and turned higher. Indeed, as US traders prepare to return, stocks and the dollar are trading near session highs. Oil ...
The fundamental issue confronting investors is about supply and demand. In recent weeks, as energy prices and other industrial commodity prices fell, investors focused on supply. The stimulative ...
The US dollar's run stopped last week, but not before new highs were recorded against the euro, sterling, and the yen. By the end of the week, the euro had risen 1.4%, sterling 0.9%, and the yen had ...
Euro Tracks Brent
By Marc Chandler - Dec 12, 2014
This Great Graphic, created on Bloomberg, shows how well the euro (white line) appears to have tracked the price of the front-month Brent futures contract. One of the reasons this week proved so ...
The US dollar is trading within yesterday's ranges against the major currencies. The Canadian dollar is the main exception. It is pushing lower still, with the greenback pushing a little beyond ...