Archive for September 8th, 2015

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

End-Summer Thoughts

September 8, 2015

Unusual properties to summer financial market activity subdivide foreign exchange trading into three uneven seasons.  The unofficial summer for traders is bordered by the U.S. Memorial Day and Labor Day holidays.  Without going into what makes the summer different, an important take-away is that it’s a time of year to be generally a little bit […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Several Data Releases and a Mix of Market Responses

September 8, 2015

The unofficial post-summer currency market trading season began today and finds the dollar unchanged against the euro, dow 0.8% against the Australian dollar, 0.6% relative to sterling and 0.5% versus the kiwi but up by 0.5% relative to the yen and loonie and 0.2% vis-a-vis the yuan and Swiss franc. While the Japanese Nikkei plunged […] More