Archive for February 9th, 2015

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

Handling the Stronger Dollar

February 9, 2015

Deep economic concerns surround Japan, the euro area, and a number of emerging markets.  Monetary policies have been loosened in many of these countries.  In cases where interest rates have been lifted, the actions have not been a sign of economic normalcy but rather a step taken to stem capital outflows and defend currencies.  The […] More

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Markets Watching Greece and China Anxiously

February 9, 2015

Who’s going to flinch first in the standoff over Greek debt.  Prime Minister Tsipras and his finance minister Varoufakis spoke more emphatically about a break with austerity.  The prime minister reaffirmed his campaign promises to boost the minimum wage.  Greece’s creditors continue to insist that there can be no watering-down of Greece’s debt obligations.  Greek […] More