Archive for July 17th, 2015

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

Next Week

July 17, 2015

Japanese Holiday:  Markets in Japan will be closed Monday for Marine Day. Central Banks:  Interest rate policy meetings are scheduled at centrals in New Zealand, South Africa, Hungary and Turkey.  Minutes from a prior meeting will be released by the Bank of England, Bank of Japan and Reserve Bank of Australia.  Scheduled U.S. Data:  New […] More

Deeper Analysis

Updated Comparison of U.S. Economic Performance Under Obama and Bush43

July 17, 2015

This note is an update of a series of earlier articles on Currency Thoughts that compared the U.S. economic performance under different presidential stewardships, including this prior article from January 2012.  It’s seems pretty clear that U.S. voters next year will be presented with a stark choice on domestic economic policies.  Now that both Obama’s […] More

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Lingering Doubts about the Greek Deal and China’s Economic Prognosis

July 17, 2015

Greek banks will reopen next Monday.  A number of European parliaments, including the Germany Bundestag, are presumed likely to vote today on approving a third bailout, this time of EUR 86 billion.  All eurozone members must agree on this for the deal to pass.  Finland has already done so.  Despite this progress, grave doubt continues […] More