Archive for February 6th, 2017

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

Intervention Not the Only Way to Secure a Weaker Dollar

February 6, 2017

A previous blogĀ postĀ on this site discussed how U.S. currency market intervention might get dragged out of the forgotten monetary tools closet as a way to depreciate the dollar by the new Trump administration. Both the president and his key adviser on trade have called the dollar overvalued. The dollar has strengthened broadly since the U.S. […] More

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Political Concerns Outweigh Data Strength

February 6, 2017

France’s National Front’s pre-presidential election manifesto was released, calling for France to leave the European Union and for tighter restraints on immigration. It was always a bit peculiar how an investment community prior to the U.S. election had been publicly worried about the Republican candidate’s “drain the swamp” promise but converted to true believers afterward. […] More