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Markets Emerge from FOMC Announcement and Biden Speech on Up Note

April 29, 2021

U.S. stock futures point to a higher open. Share prices closed up 0.8% in Hong Kong, 0.6% in Indonesia, and 0.5% in China. Equities are somewhat higher in many European centers but not Germany. Japan is observing Showa Day. Although still near a 2-month low, the weighted DXY dollar index is trading near the top […] More

Swing Continues Away from Safe Haven Assets

September 13, 2019

Ten-year sovereign debt yields increased this Friday by six basis points in Japan, 5 bps in the U.K., and 3 basis points in the U.S. and Germany. The dollar fell overnight by 1.0% against sterling, 0.5% relative to the Swiss franc, 0.3% vis-a-vis the euro, 0.2% versus the peso and 0.1% against the yen and […] More

Mixed U.S. Data, Lots of Other Data, and Ever-present Worries about The Mueller Investigation and U.S.-Sino Trade Strains

November 29, 2018

U.S. personal income rose 0.5% last month, a 7-month high. Personal consumption expenditures went up even more robustly, 0.6%, and the core PCE price deflator measure of U.S. inflation settled back 0.1 percentage point to 1.8%. On the other hand, U.S. pending home sales sank 2.6% to a near four-year low and recorded an on-year […] More

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