German trade balance

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