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Where The Economist "Big Mac" Index Finds Currency Value

My former employer, The Economist, once the ever-tolerant editor of my flabby, disjointed, and juven.....»»

Category: blogSource: madhedgefundtraderJul 5th, 2019

Grayscale Wins Approval for First Public Digital Currency Index Fund

The digital currency asset manager will offer its Digital Large Cap Fund on over-the-counter markets......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 14th, 2019

Is The US Dollar Fading As The World"s Dominant Currency?

Is The US Dollar Fading As The World's Dominant Currency? Authored by Timothy Taylor via Conversable Economist blog, When I'm talking to a public group, it's surprisingly common for me to get questions about when or whether t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 29th, 2019

Dollar hits 2-year high, threatens to reach another milestone

The U.S. Dollar Index hit the highest since May 2017 on Tuesday as slowing global growth abroad strengthen the United States currency......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 3rd, 2019

Dollar hits 2-year high, threatens to reach another milestone

The U.S. Dollar Index hit the highest since May 2017 on Tuesday as slowing global growth abroad strengthen the United States currency......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 3rd, 2019

EUR/USD: The Next Move May Be Down

The common currency finds it harder to gain on intensifying US-Sino tensions. Markets are pricing successful coalition talks in Italy – that are far from certain. EUR/USD has been grinding lower and lost the 50-SMA on the four-hour chart. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 28th, 2019

China data, steadying yuan lift futures

U.S. stock index futures inched higher on Thursday as better-than-expected Chinese trade data and a steadying of its currency offered some comfort to investors rattled by an escalation in trade tensions and signals pointing to a recession......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 8th, 2019

Dow set to rebound by 170 points at the open after China stabilizes its currency

U.S. stock index futures rebounded on Tuesday after China’s central bank indicated it wanted its currency to trade at a higher level than expected against the dollar, easing tensions about the nation using its currency as a weapon in the trade war......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 6th, 2019

Dow set to rebound by 170 points at the open after China stabilizes its currency

U.S. stock index futures rebounded on Tuesday after China’s central bank indicated it wanted its currency to trade at a higher level than expected against the dollar, easing tensions about the nation using its currency as a weapon in the trade war......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 6th, 2019

Yale economist Stephen Roach: US declaring China a currency manipulator is an "empty threat"

Beijing will not respond to the name-and-shame approach by the Trump administration and will hit back if the U.S. imposes more tariffs or sanctions, says Stephen Roach, a senior fellow at Yale University......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 6th, 2019

Meet The Trillion-Dollar Tax-Haven-Whistleblower Who Was Exiled From His Homeland

John Christensen was a government economist living on the beautiful island of Jersey, off England's southern coast, in a "hillside villa with views of France." But that lifestyle ended after he spoke out on a fraudulent currency trading scheme involving a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 27th, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. wholesale prices barely rise, PPI finds; Inflation poses little threat to economy

The wholesale cost of goods and services barely rose in May, reflecting easing inflationary pressures in the U.S. amid slower economic growth and fading gasoline prices. The producer price index edged up 0.1%......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 11th, 2019

Report finds industry insulated from slowdown

The Real Estate Roundtable’s 2019 Q1 Sentiment Index reveals confidence from commercial real estate industry executives that today’s fundamentally sound CRE marke.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyMay 1st, 2019

Vienna, Austria: The World’s Most Livable City

FLASH: After claiming the title of world’s most livable city in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s annual index last year, Vienna (Wein) recently topped Mercer’s annual Quality of Living survey too. For the 10.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 30th, 2019

Study Finds That Overwhelming Majority Of Bitcoin Trading Volume Is Faked

The great bitcoin bull market of 2017 wasn't the first bubble in the pioneering digital currency's brief lifespan, and it might not be the last, but to this day, these losses still hurt, and what's worse, for many of t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 23rd, 2019

People Are Becoming Increasingly Skeptical of Science, Report Finds

According to 3M's State of Science Index, 45% of people said they only believe science that aligns with their personal beliefs. People around the world are becoming increasingly skeptical of science, says.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 20th, 2019

Arthur Laffer Talks Taxes and Kudlow

The economist best known for a curve drawn on a restaurant napkin finds his ideas still reverberating in Republican policies and platforms......»»

Category: topSource: barronsApr 20th, 2018

Currencies: April set to be strongest month for dollar since Trump election victory

The U.S. dollar advances on Monday, putting a key index for the currency on track for its best month since November 2016, at the start of a data-heavy week that also features a Federal Reserve meeting......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2018

Currencies: April set to be strongest month for dollar since Feb. 2017

The U.S. dollar advances on Monday, putting a key index that tracks the currency on pace for its best month in over a year at the start of a data-heavy week that also features a Federal Reserve policy meeting......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2018

Currencies: April set to be strongest month for dollar since Trump election

The U.S. dollar advances on Monday, putting a key index that tracks the currency on pace for its best month since the election of President Donald Trump at the start of a data-heavy week that also features a Federal Reserve policy meeting......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2018

Argentina Central Bank Boosts Main Rate to 40% in Third Rise in Eight Days

Argentina’s central bank unexpectedly raised interest rates for the third time in eight days Friday in an attempt to prop up its faltering currency, as the country finds itself once again battling a financial crisis......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 4th, 2018