trade tensions

A Moderate Uptick in Equities in Spite of More Trade Worries

May 30, 2019

Share prices in Europe are up 1.0% in Spain, 0.6% in Germany, 0.5% in France and the U.K., and 0.3% in Italy. U.S. futures suggest a rise at the open of U.S. stocks at the open, but that could change when U.S. data arrive covering GDP, jobless insurance claims and the advance trade deficit indication. […] More

Softer Dollar… No Respite from Trade War Threat

July 3, 2018

A left-leaning candidate and critic of U.S. President Trump, Andrea Manuel Lopez Obrador, scored a huge win in Mexico’s presidential election with a majority 53% of the popular vote. Terms are for six years. The peso rallied on the news. A U.S. sanction-enforced program against Iran has WTI oil trading above $75.0 per barrel for […] More