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FX Daily
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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FX Daily
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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FX Outlook
March 08, 2014 Posted by
In The Fragile Five we take a look at the emerging markets of Brazil, Turkey, Indonesia, India and South Africa.
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CIO Vantage Point
March 07, 2014 Posted by
Russia moves in, job numbers move up, and China moves forward.
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FX Daily
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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FX Daily
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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FX Daily
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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FX Daily
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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