Archive for December 4th, 2018

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

A Cup Half-Empty View of the Dollar’s Outlook

December 4, 2018

My blog entry three weeks ago presented a mostly upbeat short- to medium-term view of the dollar’s outlook, although downside risks especially further out in time were cited, too. In the role of Devil’s Advocate, this follow-up piece has a more bearish hue, taking into account some shifting developments. U.S. President Trump’s bobbing and weaving […] More

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Markets Jittery Again over Uncertainties Related to Trade Tensions and British Brexit

December 4, 2018

Share prices fell  539 points  or 2.4% in Japan, 1.0% in Australia, 0.8% in South Korea, 0.7% in Singapore and 0.5% in Taiwan. European markets have lost 1.4% in the U.K., 1.0% in Germany, 1.2% in Spain, 0.9% in Italy and 0.7% in France. In the U.S., the DOW and S&P 500 each lost 0.6% […] More