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The Week Ahead: US Wage Gains Lift Dollar Despite Jobs Miss

The Week Ahead: US Wage Gains Lift Dollar Despite Jobs Miss

The markets picked up where they left off last year. The release of the FOMC minutes from the December meeting along with President-elect Trump’s tweets impacted prices and almost overshadowed the release of the biggest economic indicator: the non-farm payroll report.

In the eye of the storm: Managing payments for a volatility-bound Euro

In the eye of the storm: Managing payments for a volatility-bound Euro

In the shadow of Brexit and the US election, the Euro has been a beacon of stability. But, with geopolitical unrest and QE from the ECB potentially triggering a turbulent patch for the currency, we examine how multinational companies can manage their payments in the face of this uncertainty.

GDP Beats Forecasts And Consumer Spending Is Strong

GDP Beats Forecasts And Consumer Spending Is Strong

Final GDP gained 1.4%, edging above the forecast of 1.3%. Unemployment Claims edged up to 254 thousand, beating the forecast of 260 thousand. Consumer spending has been strong, making up for sluggish business investment and weaker demand for US exports.