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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
What’s New for the Yen

What’s New for the Yen

While this week was abundant in financial reports that affected many important currencies, we decided to do something a bit different today and place the spotlight upon someone we haven’t…Read more