Hong Kong unrest

Some Geopolitical Relief but Not Out of the Woods

September 4, 2019

The British Parliament passed a bill late yesterday by a 328-301 margin to stop Prime Minister Johnson from engineering a no-deal breakaway from the EU on October 31. BoJo, as he is known, is expected to lose more votes today and to call snap elections for October 14th. It’s not clear the Parliament will authorize […] More

Dollar Mixed While U.S. Stocks and Treasury Yield Decline

August 12, 2019

World financial markets began this week in a risk-averse state of mind over the trade dispute between China and the United States, softer global growth and inflation, and the geopolitical risk posed by street protests in Hong Kong. Presidents Trump and Xi seem unprepared to find common ground on a trade agreement this year or […] More