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FX Daily
October 20, 2014 Posted by
The week opens on a quiet note, with the USD slightly stronger vs. the EUR (adding to the biggest weekly gain since April). The market continues to speculate the Fed’ pace for interest-rate increases despite the appearance of slowing global growth.
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Advisories; FX Outlook; Global Edge
September 08, 2014 Posted by

The September Silicon Valley Bank Monthly Currency Outlook examines the strength of the dollar as US economy picks up in light of interest hike speculation.

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FX Daily
August 22, 2014 Posted by
The strong dollar trend continues today (highest since Feb.) despite Fed Chairman Yellen's comments at the Jackson Hole symposium.
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FX Daily
August 21, 2014 Posted by
The positive USD trend has stalled today despite many positive U.S. economic reports (Philly Fed, home sales, leading indicators, PMI, and initial jobless claims) this morning.  The focus today is on Yellen’s much anticipated speech tomorrow in Jackson Hole.
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FX Daily
August 20, 2014 Posted by
The strong dollar landscape continues today as the USD is now at an 11-month high versus the EUR.  The USD Index against a basket of major currencies has now gained 1.6% in the past month.  A major catalyst of the USD’s move this week has been focused on the possibility of higher interest rates in the near future.
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FX Daily
August 19, 2014 Posted by
The USD is trading at its strongest level versus the EUR (9-month high), after a very bullish housing report was released this morning.  Housing starts jumped 15.7% in July (highest in 8 months), adding to the theme that the U.S. economy continues to gain traction.  While the healthy report is significant, the USD is expected to remain somewhat range bound until the Fed begins sending out signals of tightening.
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FX Daily
August 18, 2014 Posted by
The USD continues to strengthen versus the EUR after a bullish housing market report this morning for the month of August.  The dollar is now trading at a 7-month high against the EUR, as a result of the accelerating U.S. economic landscape.
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FX Daily
June 19, 2014 Posted by

The USD has dropped to a one-month low today vs. the majors as a result of yesterday’s Fed announcement, as Chairman Yellen indicated the central bank will maintain interest rates near zero for a “considerable time”. 

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