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The Dollar So Far

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Go figure. Many had predicted that the U.S. dollar would strengthen in 2017, based on an improving domestic economy and the Fed’s well-telegraphed plan to...

Currency Volatility

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No feast lasts forever, as the old saying has it. At some point – no one knows exactly when – this will hold true for the remarkably low period of volatility experienced by...

Tug-of-War: Fed Signals vs. Market Pricing

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As expected, the Fed raised the Fed Funds Rate by 25 bps at its June meeting. Committee projections...

Central Banks, Rising Rates, and Inflation Surprises

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Currency-sensitive investors grappled with an onslaught of political events, central bank meetings, and the...

Post-Election Optimism Yet to Be Realized?

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In the aftermath of the election, consumers, small businesses, and corporate CEOs signaled rising...

Snap Election Triggers Pound Volatility

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Some big currency movements this week were the result of news out from the United Kingdom, as pound sterling volatility has increased before the snap election scheduled for...