13 Results for: ecb

European Strength Continues


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


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


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


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

Policy: Here, There, Everywhere


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)


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...