risk aversion

Less Risk Aversion than in January

February 13, 2014

The Ary twins of January and February are wintry lot, and the season has been dished out in very abundantly in 2014 — so much so that it’s become very hard to interpret U.S. economic data.  Under Janet Yellen, nonetheless, the Federal Reserve isn’t backing away from the measured and predictable scale-back of quantitative easing.  […] More

Summer Ending, so What’s Next in Forex?

August 27, 2010

Currency markets have mostly been marking time in late August.  Since my previous Insights essay written two weeks ago, the U.S. currency experienced scant net changes of +0.7% and +0.4% against sterling and the euro, while edging down 0.2% against the kiwi and 0.1% versus the Australian dollar.  The Chinese yuan is unchanged on balance […] More