Canadian retail sales and CPI

Firmer Dollar and Equities as Summer Turns to Autumn

September 21, 2018

The dollar strengthened this Friday by 1.4% against the Turkish lira, 0.7% relative to the Russian ruble and sterling, 0.6% vis-a-vis the South African rand, 0.4% versus the Mexican peso, 0.2% against the yen and Brazilian real, and 0.1% relative to the euro, loonie, Australian and New Zealand dollars. The Hong Kong dollar was an […] More

Belief that Oil Prices Have Bottomed Grabs Market

January 22, 2016

In this early year of extreme market volatility, movements in oil — mostly downward until now — have dictated the tone in stocks, bonds, currencies and other commodities each day. From as low as $26.19 per barrel (weakest since May 2003) two days ago to as high as 31.04 per barrel today, West Texas Intermediate […] More