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Short and Sharp: The U.S. dollar watches the West Wing



Bond and equity markets have (so far) brushed off the political dramas unfolding in Washington. For the U.S. dollar, on the other hand, it’s a different story. Since the beginning of this year, the trade-weighted dollar has dropped around 10%. For an administration that said that “Our companies…

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ECB Bond Actions Call for Unorthodox Investment Solutions



Many investors were surprised by the European Central Bank’s (ECB) announcement that they would begin purchasing investment-grade corporate debt to help ease financing conditions in a struggling Eurozone economy. While positive for the economy, the ECB’s decision to buy the debt of investment…

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