Archive for August 12th, 2019

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Baseball Notes

August 12, 2019

The 2019 regular season is roughly three-quarters done, which makes this a good time to elicit a few observations about what differentiates this season from others. Among the major sports, baseball teams by far play the most games (162) in a regular season. Long before I found a calling in economics and currency market watching, […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Dollar Mixed While U.S. Stocks and Treasury Yield Decline

August 12, 2019

World financial markets began this week in a risk-averse state of mind over the trade dispute between China and the United States, softer global growth and inflation, and the geopolitical risk posed by street protests in Hong Kong. Presidents Trump and Xi seem unprepared to find common ground on a trade agreement this year or […] More