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More Weak Data around the Globe

August 16, 2019

New Zealand’s manufacturing purchasing managers index fell below the neutral threshold of “50” for the first time since September 2012, with a reading of 48.2 in July after 51.1 in June. U.S. housing starts dropped 4.0% in July to a 5-month low of 1,191 million units. This was only 0.6% greater than in July 2018. […] More

Thursday Losses in the Dollar Extended Slightly

May 11, 2018

The dollar slipped by a further 0.4% against sterling, 0.3% relative to the Swiss franc, Aussie dollar and yuan, 0.2% versus the euro, loonie and kiwi, and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yen. Yesterday’s report of U.S. consumer prices was a tad lower than feared. Stocks rose today in Asia but dropped a bit in Europe. With […] More

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