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Short and Sharp: The U.S. dollar can’t catch a break (sad face)



Last year, the U.S. Dollar Index, a measure of the U.S. currency’s strength against a basket of foreign currencies, weakened almost 10%. This was the index’s worst performance in more than a decade. Meanwhile, the U.S. dollar depreciated against 85% of all major currencies. After such a dismal…

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Waiting for the Dust to Settle: The Brexit Aftermath



“What now?” That is the question many investors and the general public are asking after Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) yesterday. And if the days leading up to the vote, characterized by uncertainty, displays of nationalism, and market volatility, were any indication of…

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