Archive for February 25th, 2019

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

Shifting World Image of the United States Not Depressing Dollar Yet

February 25, 2019

The dollar’s external value rarely makes news headlines except in times of extreme strength or, even more common, extreme weakness. Neither extreme characterizes current circumstances, but there it was this past Saturday. The lead left-column front-page story in the New York Times proclaimed, “Staying mighty, dollar fortifies Trump’s power to dictate foreign policy.” The dollar […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Chinese Share Prices Rocket Higher

February 25, 2019

A threatened U.S. escalation of the tariff war with China set for March 1st was called off. President Trump said trade talks this past weekend yielded substantial progress and said that contingent upon continuing progress he would host a finalizing summit with Chinese President Xi at his club in Florida. No date given. China’s stock […] More