Bloomberg.– The dollar’s worst start to a year since 1987 may get a lot worse. Regardless of whether the Trump administration wants a strong U.S. currency or not, this week’s plunge is breaching technical barriers that had stood as proverbial last lines of defense against a significant gap lower.
Bloomberg.- Despite a recent bounce back, analysts and investors say the greenback could lose more ground against the euro and yen as the prospect of strong economic growth and tighter monetary policy outside the U.S. more than offsets higher interest rates at home. The dollar is down more than 7 percent versus the world’s major currencies this year, the most in over a decade.
Bloomberg.- The dollar made a strong start to the week, rising with Treasury yields and U.S. stock futures on the back of progress for the Republican tax-overhaul plan. European equities rebounded after Friday’s slump, though it was a mixed picture across Asian gauges.
Bloomberg.- The dollar strengthened and U.S. Treasury yields rose as President Donald Trump called on North Korea to “make a deal” on its missile and nuclear program. European stocks fluctuated near a two-year peak following record gains in Asian markets.
Bloomberg.- Investors moved on from President Donald Trump’s address to Congress, shifting their focus to the timing of a U.S. rate increase as the dollar strengthened, stocks advanced and bonds fell. Robust factory data from China spurred gains in metal prices.
Bloomberg.- Investors mostly hit the pause button on Tuesday, with European stocks trading little changed and the dollar paring this month’s gains before President Donald Trump addresses Congress. Oil declined.
Bloomberg.- The dollar dropped versus most of its Group-of-10 peers before Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies to the Senate Banking Panel in Washington later Tuesday, while the pound declined after U.K. consumer-price inflation data missed economists’ forecasts.
Bloomberg.- The dollar climbed and European stocks gained before a report economists forecast will show employment growth in the U.S. expanded at a faster pace in January. Bonds in Europe slid, while oil advanced.
Bloomberg.- The dollar pared its weekly loss, benefiting from central bank action in Japan and heightened political risks from Turkey to Mexico. European stocks retreated as UBS Group AG led a decline in banking shares.
Bloomberg.- Shares in developed markets fell with the dollar, lifting metals and Treasuries after President Donald Trump offered little more on plans to boost growth and stirred concerns over protectionism in his first days in office.
Bloomberg.- The dollar weakened and gold advanced with bonds after the President-elect said the U.S. currency is already “too strong.” The pound rallied as British Prime Minister Theresa May laid out plans to leave the European Union.
Bloomberg.- The dollar slid and Treasuries gained with commodities as Donald Trump gave investors little reason to add to bets that his policies will spur growth in the world’s largest economy. U.S. stock futures slipped.
Bloomberg.- Caution crept into financial markets as the euphoria over Donald Trump’s policies fades, sending gold to a five-week high and leaving stocks and U.S. futures little changed.
Bloomberg.- The dollar dropped the most in two weeks while oil retreated from its highest close in 17 months as investors prepared to close out a volatile year for financial markets. European stocks slid from a 2016 peak.
Bloomberg.- The dollar’s advance stalled as the dust settled on a new financial-market landscape created by the Federal Reserve’s shift to a tighter policy path in 2017.
Bloomberg.- The dollar climbed to the highest level since 2003 against the euro as the prospect of a steeper path for U.S. interest rates next year filtered through markets. European bank stocks climbed while bonds and gold slumped.
Bloomberg.- Donald Trump has pledged to not “take even one dollar” of salary in his role as U.S. president. That’s good because a host of entities — from foreign banks to emerging-market companies and governments — might need the cash.
Bloomberg.- The dollar rose, reaching the strongest level against the euro since March, on speculation U.S. monetary policy will diverge from stimulus measures in Europe and Asia.
Bloomberg.- The dollar rose to its strongest level in 11 weeks and U.S. bonds declined as investors boosted wagers that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year. South Africa’s rand tumbled after prosecutors said they will charge the nation’s finance minister with fraud.