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European Strength Continues

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When the year began, political risks were concentrated in Europe, economic growth was expected to accelerate in the United States, and the U.S. dollar traded near 15-year highs.

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...

Global Interest Rates Rise on Improving Economic Data

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After falling for most of the year, the U.S. 10-Year Treasury yield reached 2.13% on June 26 – its lowest level of...

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...

Policy: Here, There, Everywhere

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The Fed raised rates as expected last week, and their latest dot-plot suggests two more tightening moves this year, and gradual tightening in 2018-2019. This seems reasonable...

All Eyes on Central Banks (Again)

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The U.S. dollar increased only slightly against a basket of currencies, as strong economic data and hawkish statements from the Federal Reserve have investors convinced that...