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Harder. Better. Faster. Stronger? Is talk enough to weaken the greenback?



Is it better to be weak or strong? Almost everyone in almost every situation would probably answer “strong.” However, when it comes to the relative strength of a country’s currency, the answer isn’t as clear cut. For the United States, most presidents have espoused a “strong” dollar…

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Italy: the political risks pile up



While global markets have focused on the longevity of the so-called Trump trade, there have been developments in the other key risk for 2017. The likelihood of a populist, anti-immigration, anti-establishment, anti-euro party coming into power in Italy just increased. Last week, the Italian…

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