Tag Archive: economy

All Eyes on Manufacturing Data

October 13, 2015

This week is filled with high impact US data and in the end of the week we should have a fairly clear picture of the current state of the US economy. On Wednesday we have the Retail Sales, followed by inflation and manufacturing data on Thursday. I’d say the manufacturing... View Article

U.S. Labor Market Looks Impressive

September 6, 2015

US Non Farm Payrolls, released on Friday, were once again close to 200K and even though, the figure came in below expectations (215K), 173 000 new jobs per month is still a superb result. On top of that, the unemployment rate edged down to 5.1 percent and most importantly, hourly... View Article

US Dollar Bulls Have Left the Building?

April 17, 2015

USD is lower across the board this week and especially against the Canadian Dollar. Could it be that this is the beginning of the long waited Dollar correction or perhaps the whole Dollar rally proves to be corrective itself and now we are just turning around to continue the real... View Article

US Exporters and Strong USD

February 1, 2015

While the Eurozone is struggling with all sorts of problems, the United States on the other hand is doing very well. Last Friday we all witnessed that the 4th quarter growth in US was a healthy 2.6%. Clearly it is lower than previous quarter 5% but nevertheless, there is no... View Article

The World of Central Banks

January 27, 2015

It seems that extremely loose monetary policy is starting to gain ground again as central banks are lowering their non-existent interest rates, launching QE’s and cutting inflation forecasts. The fact that Bank of Canada was forced to cut rates was perhaps the biggest suprise of them all as their neighbour,... View Article

Australia – the big picture

April 8, 2014

I spy with my little eye something that starts with „A“! Yes, you guessed it right – of course I am talking about Australia. Every time I watch a nature program from TV it seems that every animal or a bug on that continent is so venomous that if you... View Article