German trade balance

Broadly Based Improvement of Dollar and Intensifying Decline of Stock Markets Around the World

March 4, 2022

Shortly before today’s release of February U.S. labor statistics, the dollar was up 0.8% in weighted terms at the peak of its overnight movement and on at its most appreciated levels since May 2020. Individual dollar advances were by 3.5% against the Russian ruble, 1.2% versus the euro, 0.9% relative to the Turkish lira 0.6% […] More

Gloom Continues over Euro Debt Problems

April 10, 2012

The Easter break is over, and investors continue to fret about Europe’s debt issues.  The IMF will be releasing a new World Economic Outlook today. The Spanish-German 10-year sovereign debt yield spread widened to 5-month high. Post-holiday opening levels of ten-year German bund and British gilt yields show steep drops of five and eight basis […] More

Suspense in Greek and Italian Politics

November 8, 2011

The dollar is unchanged overnight against the yen and euro but otherwise mixed.  The U.S. currency slid by 0.5% against the Swiss franc and 0.1% versus the yuan and sterling but has risen against commodity currencies.  It is up 1.5% against the kiwi, 0.5% relative to the Aussie dollar and 0.3% against the loonie. From […] More