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FX Outlook
May 17, 2011 Posted by
Over the past few months we have witnessed the euro soar higher. The 17-nation currency had appreciated from last year's low of $1.1850 in June and rose near 1.50 on May 4, the strongest since December 2009.
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FX Outlook; Asia
May 09, 2011 Posted by
As we push through into the second quarter of 2011, China-related financial headlines appear on what seems like a daily basis. The country’s economy continues to expand despite the uncertain and fragile global recovery, but elevated inflation pressures remain the primary focus of the Chinese government.
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FX Outlook
May 03, 2011 Posted by
The outcome of last week's long-awaited FOMC event confirmed the Fed's continued bias toward an accommodative policy. The verbiage of the Fed statement was little changed and quite close to the market expectations that had developed in the weeks leading to the meeting.
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Global Edge
April 26, 2011 Posted by
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FX Outlook
April 26, 2011 Posted by
The dollar is at a new 18-year low and no one seems to be upset. There are no headlines, no demonstrations, no scathing editorials. The issue has not even been pulled into the domestic political arena by politicians decrying the demise of one of the most enduring symbols of the United States.
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FX Outlook
April 19, 2011 Posted by
The foreign exchange markets can be very unpredictable at times, especially when conflicting news from different areas happen on the same day as on Monday, April 18.
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FX Outlook
April 12, 2011 Posted by
A firm cannot avoid interest rate risk when borrowing. The CFO or Treasurer with a loan based on a floating rate index, such as Prime or LIBOR, is exposed to the risk that short-term interest rates will rise, causing borrowing costs to rise.
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FX Outlook; Venture Capital; Europe
April 11, 2011 Posted by
The role played by entrepreneurship in bolstering the UK economy has been the subject of much interest and debate over the course of recent months. A number of new initiatives designed to promote and encourage entrepreneurial activity have been unveiled, including tax breaks, visas for entrepreneurs and the re-development of London's Olympic site into a technology city to rival the Valley.
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FX Outlook
April 05, 2011 Posted by
Japan has been stuck in an economic malaise of historic proportions. Its stock market, the Nikkei, has fallen from a high of almost 39,000 in early 1990 to a closing level of 9755 on March 31, a decline of about 75 percent.
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FX Outlook
March 29, 2011 Posted by

In the last few months, we have had governments overthrown, devastating earthquakes, the U.S. has entered its third armed conflict, and some countries are on the verge of bankruptcy. In addition, the U.S. economy is struggling along and has yet to produce enough jobs to the unemployed.

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