G20 summit

Markets Move on From G20 Summit With Firmer Dollar, Stocks, and Bonds

July 10, 2017

Nothing truly newsworthy came out of the G20 Summit in Hamburg. The G19 is going forward without the United States on implementing the Paris Accord on combating man-made climate change. A potential trade war over steel wasn’t averted, nor did a coordinated plan emerge to address the situations in Syria, North Korea and other hot […] More

U.S. Jobs Day, G-20 Summit Begins, and BOJ Policy Becomes More Differentiated

July 7, 2017

Investors await the monthly U.S. Labor Dept jobs data due at 12:30 GMT. In the meantime, industrial production figures were released for Germany, France, Great Britain, Spain, Denmark, and the Czech Republic. Other data releases of interest have been Japanese and Chinese reserves, Japan’s index of leading economic indicators, the French current account, and British […] More

Focus Shifts to FOMC Meeting from Los Cabos Summit

June 20, 2012

The G20 summit in Mexico wound down with words of commitment from European delegates to fix their problems and preserve the common currency as well as expressions of support from other world leaders for efforts being taken.  Typically, there was more talk than actual action.  Attention next turns to today’s FOMC meeting and Chairman Bernanke’s […] More