Monthly Archives: May 2018

EUR/USD: geopolitical tensions retook center stage ahead of NFP

By | May 31, 2018

So much for easing geopolitical tensions. The good mood was wiped out by headlines coming from the US, as the Commerce Secretary Ross announced that EU, Canada, and Mexico will start paying tariffs on steel and aluminum starting June 1st. Mexico and Europe didn’t take long to respond, with the EU… Powered by WPeMatico

Italy’s President has given Prime Minister designate Conte mandate to form a coalition government backed by 5-Star Movement and League

By | May 31, 2018

BREAKINGhttps://twitter.com/LiveSquawk/status/1002276316815687682Italy’s Conte Says 5-Star Chief Di Maio To Be Labour And Industry Minister, And Deputy PMItaly’s Conte Says 5-Star Chief Di Maio To Be Labour And Industry Minister, And Deputy PM • Italy’s Conte Says League Chief Salvini To Be Interior… Powered by WPeMatico

Freeland: Canada to impose surtaxes on steel, aluminum

By | May 31, 2018

BREAKINGhttps://twitter.com/Lee_Saks/status/1002247080969211905Freeland: Tariffs to remain in force as long as U.S.’s do: BBGBREAKING1527789525https://twitter.com/4xInsight/status/1002247699138260993Canada proposing ‘dollar-for-dollar’ retaliatory tariffsBREAKING1527789525https://www.cnbc.com/2018… Powered by WPeMatico

Brainard: Sustaining Full Employment and Inflation around Target

By | May 31, 2018

I appreciate the opportunity to join the Forecasters Club to discuss the path ahead for our economy and monetary policy.1 In the months ahead, I expect to see tightening resource utilization in the U.S. economy as rising fiscal stimulus reinforces above-trend growth. Continued gradual increases in… Powered by WPeMatico

Leduc: A Progress Report on the Economy

By | May 31, 2018

I am very happy to be here in Quebec City. People come from all over to visit this city, not only for its beauty, its fine dining and its hospitality, but also for its historical significance to North America. There is a lesser-known anecdote from this region that I quite like because it teaches us…… Read More »