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Updates on the US Economy

Updates on the US Economy

This week the financial markets were able to enjoy a relatively calm few days. Tariff fears involving the United States and China are currently cooling off, as it seems that…Read more
Global Inflation

Global Inflation

We have mentioned this several times within our previous articles, but today we thought it would be a good idea to look into inflation - the single most important determinant…Read more
Hard Times Hit the Dollar

Hard Times Hit the Dollar

If you have been following the currency market over the past weeks, you would have noticed something that’s been quite a stable trend lately: a weak USD. After two years…Read more
Fed Hikes Interest Rates

Fed Hikes Interest Rates

In yet another move contrary to the monetary policy trends elsewhere around the globe, the United States Federal Reserve chose to increase interest rates by another .25% to 1.50% this…Read more
ECB Meeting Outcome

ECB Meeting Outcome

Throughout this week news headlines were dominated by one thing: Thursday’s press conference of the European Central Bank. Despite losses for the euro over the past few weeks, largely due…Read more
The Jackson Hole Symposium

The Jackson Hole Symposium

This week our investigation into the financial markets leads us to the small town of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. An odd choice, one might think. Known for its breathtaking landscapes of…Read more
British Struggles

British Struggles

Despite the unexpected strength of economic growth in Europe, the struggles of the United Kingdom continue. After the devastating losses incurred immediately before and after the Brexit referendum vote last…Read more