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The Week Ahead: Fed’s Yellen, US Sales and Inflation in Focus

The Week Ahead: Fed’s Yellen, US Sales and Inflation in Focus

U.S. President Donald Trump pledged on Friday to announce a “phenomenal” tax reform. The first three weeks of the Trump administration did not align with the pro-growth agenda, favoring instead an “America first” protectionism which have weakened the USD. Fed Chair Janet Yellen will testify before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday; her take on the U.S. economy will be followed closely by investors. 

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Thursday February 9, 2017

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Thursday February 9, 2017

With currency manipulation trending strongly on Trump’s twitter rants, tomorrow’s high profile Abe-Trump summit will be closely scrutinized.  Japanese Prime Minister Abe has signaled he is prepared to discuss the currency issues at G20 and will try and convince POTUS to do the same.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: From Trump’s Inauguration to Dollar Volatility and More

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: From Trump’s Inauguration to Dollar Volatility and More

The market is looking for clarity from the Trump administration. Today all eyes were on the content and style of President’s elect inauguration speech looking for indications that the administration will follow through on pro-growth campaign promises.