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August 25th, 2016

USD: Will Yellen Disappoint at Jackson Hole? Daily FX Market Roundup 08.25.16 The U.S. dollar has been treading water for most of the week as investors wait with bated breath for Janet Yellen’s speech on at Jackson Hole on Friday. This annual gathering of central bankers is an important opportunity for policymakers to discuss the global economy and monetary policy in a public but informal setting. Yellen skipped last year’s meeting so her attendance this year is eagerly anticipated. One of the main topics up for discussion is the global experimentation with negative rates and inflation targeting. Last week San Francisco Fed President John Williams talked about abandoning the inflation target, keeping rates...

August 25th, 2016 - Market Drivers August 25, 2016 IFO Drops Euro ignores EUR/GBP bounces off 8500 Nikkei -.25% Dax -1.33% Oil $47/bbl Gold $1329/oz. Europe and Asia: EUR IFO 106.2 vs. 108.5 North America: USD Weekly Jobless 08:30 USD Durable Goods 08:30 USD Flash Services PMI 09:45 The IFO survey ...

August 25th, 2016 - USD: Will Yellen Disappoint at Jackson Hole? Daily FX Market Roundup 08.25.16 The U.S. dollar has been treading water for most of the week as investors wait with bated breath for Janet Yellen’s speech on at Jackson Hole on Friday. This annual gathering of central bankers is an important op...

August 24th, 2016 - Dollar Trickles Higher with 40 Hours to Yellen Daily FX Market Roundup 08.24.16 With 40 hours to go before Janet Yellen’s testimony at Jackson Hole, the dollar has finally caught a bid. The greenback traded higher against the euro, Japanese Yen, Swiss Franc, Canadian and Australian dollars. ...

December 24th, 2015 - British Pound and the Defining Issues for 2016 By Kathy Lien, Managing Director for BK Asset Management 2016 will be a defining year for the British pound – a year when politics will overshadow economics. Considering that sterling ended the year near 7 month lows against the U.S. dollar, so...

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