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CIO Vantage Point
January 24, 2014 Posted by
Higher growth, better innovation, and a higher debt ceiling.  PLUS: You could win $1 billion!
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FX Outlook; Global Edge
January 24, 2014 Posted by

In a landmark year for democracy, 40 elections around the world will take place in 2014, impacting how our clients should view their foreign exchange strategies.

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FX Daily
January 24, 2014 Posted by
Risk-off remained the global theme and flight to quality trades saw Treasury yields drop further overnight in conjunction with most global bonds. The yen and the Swiss franc rallied as a selloff in emerging-market currencies deepened, stoking demand for haven assets.
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FX Daily
January 22, 2014 Posted by
Bank of Canada’s meeting and interest rate decision is the 'main event' for today. Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz kept his main interest rate unchanged and said the direction of his next move
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FX Daily
January 21, 2014 Posted by
The Canadian dollar weakened to 1.10 for the first time in more than four years amid speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve will slow its monetary stimulus as the Bank of Canada signals more may be on its way.
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CIO Vantage Point
January 17, 2014 Posted by
Job growth disappoints, Fed Vice Chair choice confuses, and politicians avoid political self immolation.
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FX Daily
January 17, 2014 Posted by
The USD is approaching a four-month high vs. the EUR after a U.S. housing report for December showed a better-than- expected number despite a weather-related drop for the month.  The final housing report for the year reflected the best performance for the industry since 2007.
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FX Daily
January 16, 2014 Posted by
The FX markets are a bit choppy today, with the USD slightly weaker vs. the EUR and GBP after the release of the U.S. CPI report earlier this morning, confirming the current inflation rate remains well below the Fed’s 2% target (USD negative).  The offset to the inflation report was the jobless claims announcement, which showed the number of people continuing to receive jobless benefits jumped to the highest since July.
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