Archive for July 8th, 2016

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

Next Week

July 8, 2016

Election: Half of Japan’s upper parliamentary house, 121 seats, will be selected on Sunday.  The LDP is expected to win big and perhaps secure a 2/3rds majority. Holiday and Testimony: Bastille Day in France on Thursday.  British inflation report hearings. Central Banks:  Monetary policy meetings scheduled in South Korea, Malaysia, Peru, the U.K., and Canada. […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Good, Bad and the Ugly

July 8, 2016

June saw a much greater-than-expected recovery in U.S. jobs growth.  Non-farm payroll employment leaped 287K in June after a slightly downwardly revised 11K increase in May.  Jobs grew 147K per month in the second quarter, and the unemployment rate slipped from 5.0% in March to 4.9% in June while touching a 4.7% low for the […] More