Archive for September 14th, 2015

Deeper Analysis

Should the Fed Hold or Should it Raise?

September 14, 2015

Editorials this past weekend in the Financial Times and The Economist argue that the U.S. central bank should leave the federal funds target range at 0-0.25% at this week’s FOMC meeting.  The FT makes the point that the Great Recession shook up economic structures sufficiently so as to cast doubt on how to interpret signs […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Monday Monday, Can’t Trust That Day

September 14, 2015

Overnight changes in the U.S. dollar have been comparatively mild.  It’s ticked 0.1% higher against the euro and Swissie, unchanged relative to sterling, and down versus the yen, yuan, Aussie, Canadian and New Zealand dollars. Share prices fell 2% in China, 1.6% in Japan and 0.5% in South Korea but rose 1.0% in India, 0.5% […] More