French consumer sentiment

Dollar Broadly Stronger… Gold and Global Bonds Down

April 25, 2018

The Mexican peso extended its recent swoon, falling 1.0% against the dollar and moving past the 19 per USD threshold. U.S./Mexican relations appear headed for another dive, as Lopez Obrador, the former Mexico City mayor and a populist, retained a huge lead in presidential election polls. The election is just over two months away. It’s […] More

Bold Talk from Europe about Averting Grexit

May 25, 2012

It’s amazing that European politicians would retain any credibility with the markets.  Nonetheless, the euro and German Dax are firmer following comments from Italian Prime Minister that most EU members support joint euro bonds and that he believes that a way will be found to keep Greece in the EU.  There were reports overnight, too, […] More