Tuesday-Wednesday Two-Day Highlights

March 23, 2016

The dollar on Wednesday extended Tuesday gains and has appreciated since the Monday closing by 1.3% against sterling, 0.7% vrsus the yen, 0.9% vis-a-vis the kiwi, 0.5% relative to the euro and Swiss franc, and 0.3% against the Chinese yuan.  Chicago Fed President Evans made bullish remarks about the likelihood of more interest rate hikes […] More

Unsettling Data Releases

January 19, 2010

The ZEW reports on investor sentiment toward Germany and Euroland weakened more than expected in January.  For Germany, the expectations index fell to 47.2 from 50.4 in December, 51.1 in November and 56.0 in October.  The expectations index for the euro area printed at 46.4, down from 48.0 in December, 51.8 in November and 56.9 […] More