Japan’s index of leading economic indicators

Unsettling Geopolitical News Over the Weekend and Some Weak Data Released Today

October 7, 2019

The Brexit deadline is now 24 days away, and  British Prime Minister Johnson is still insisting on leaving the EU at monthend with or without a deal. He’s unwilling to compromise further. U.S.-Sino trade talks resume Thursday, but it’s reported that while the U.S. wants a comprehensive agreement, China seeks a more limited scope in […] More

Investors Sifting Through Diverse Array of Market Movers

August 23, 2018

The dollar rose 0.8% against the Aussie dollar, 0.3% relative to the Mexican peso and kiwi, 0.2% versus the yen, and 0.1% against the euro and sterling. The dollar slipped 0.3% against the Chinese yuan, 0.2% relative to the Swiss franc and 0.1% vis-a-vis the loonie. Stock markets in European and Asia have also produced […] More

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