Dollar Trading Mixed Against Most Majors

The U.S. Dollar is trading mixed versus a basket of major currencies at the mid-session. This morning’s better than expected initial claims report helped pressure the Dollar as it renewed interest in higher yielding assets. The U.S. Dollar is trading […]

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U.S. Dollar Bottoms after Existing Home Sales Report

After early morning weakness plunged the Dollar toward last week’s low at 74.75, shorts began covering their positions when the U.S. reported better than expected existing home sales. After

Dollar Rises as Investors Cut Exposure to Higher Yielding Assets

The U.S. Dollar is up sharply against most major currency as investors continue to cut exposure to higher risk and higher yielding assets. The U.S. Dollar is

Dollar Rallies as Demand for Risk Falls

The U.S. Dollar is trading higher against most major currencies this morning with the exception of the Japanese. The U.S. Dollar is trading higher against most major

Economics Weekly by Lloyds TSB

It would be nice and easy to believe that the road to economic recovery is now clear and straightforward after the financial market crash of 2007-2009. Is the world

Oil News

Crude Oil gains as equity markets rise and investor confidence returns Crude Oil gains as equity markets rise and investor confidence returns Oil also got a boost on speculation inventories

Follow the Money… out of the U.S. dollar?

Recently, stock markets appear to have experienced an almost euphoric phase, seemingly shrugging off most negative news flow day after day. Recently, stock markets appear to have experienced an

Weekly Economic Analysis by Lloyds TSB

There appears to be a growing view, most evident in equity markets, that the worst of the recession may be behind us. Behind this perception has been a

Oil News

Equity markets fell after a source told Reuters that Bank of America has been deemed to need $34 billion more in capital Oil steadies around the $54 mark as

FX Technical Strategy – Weekly by Lloyds TSB

The key driver of FX continues to be asset market sentiment and the on going prospects for equity markets. Understandably, participants are anxious to know whether the ultimate