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March 13, 2014 Posted by
The dollar is getting crushed against all of its major counterparts this morning on U.S. retail sales. The euro reached the highest level in more than two years as the ECB signaled continued support for the region’s recovery.
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March 12, 2014 Posted by
The euro and yen are stronger this morning as traders are favoring safe haven currencies ahead of reports on Chinese retail sales and factory output.
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March 11, 2014 Posted by
The euro fell after a three-day rally as traders scale back given the recent valuation run. The Aussie and kiwi are moving higher today on expectations that the Reserve Bank of New Zealand will raise its Official Cash Rate to 2.75% from 2.5% on Thursday.
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March 10, 2014 Posted by
Asian-Pacific currencies fell after a report showed that Chinese exports fell sharply in February. The Aussie dropped half a percent along with the Korean won and Malaysian ringgit.
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March 07, 2014 Posted by
Non-Farm Payrolls came in above the consensus forecast at 175k and prior months were also revised higher. However, weekly hours worked dropped by .2 which may be due in part to companies cutting hours to avoid providing healthcare coverage.
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March 06, 2014 Posted by
Some members of the Fed are becoming increasingly concerned about continued accommodate policy.  Richard Fisher, the Dallas Fed President, commented that "there are increasing signs quantitative easing has overstayed its welcome.”  Fisher further noted that “market distortions and acting on bad incentives are becoming more pervasive.
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March 04, 2014 Posted by
Global equity markets rebounded while bond yields rose and gold prices fell from a four month high as Russia stepped back from escalating tensions in Ukraine.  Russian president Putin said he’s not looking to take control of Crimea and would only send troops into Ukraine in an extreme situation.  
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March 03, 2014 Posted by
Geopolitical risk is at the forefront of market trading today as Russian troops enter Crimea.  The Ukraine is calling this an act of war and Washington has warned Russia of economic and political consequences.  Equity markets are trading lower on concern that a conflict in Russia could have economic fallout for the U.S. and Europe. 
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February 28, 2014 Posted by

The EUR rose to the highest level this year as inflation in the Euro-zone exceeded expectations. The number dampened expectations the ECB will add monetary

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February 27, 2014 Posted by
The situation in the Ukraine ramped up risk aversion again this morning after a pro- Russian group took control of the government building in the Crimea region.
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