euro area CPI and PPI

Euroland Inflation Accelerated to a 5-Month High…. Next Up: U.S. Jobs Report

May 3, 2019

The dollar rose 0.3% overnight against the euro but remains unchanged versus the yen, loonie, kiwi, and yuan. The dollar also edged up 0.2% relative to sterling and 0.1% vis-a-vis the Australian dollar and Swiss franc. Investors await the U.S. monthly jobs data for new direction. Markets were still closed Friday in China for Labor […] More

Yellen Confirmed by Senate

January 7, 2014

The senate approved the nomination of Janet Yellen as the next Fed Chairperson by a comparatively underwhelming 56-26 margin.  Many Republicans opposed the choice on principle, and there were several absentees caused by America’s deep freeze that stymied traveling. The dollar rose overnight by 0.5% against the Australian dollar, 0.4% relative to the loonie, 0.3% […] More