Kansas City Fed’s Esther George: Hike rates ‘sooner rather than later’

Kansas City Fed President Esther George became latest voice in the rate-hike chorus, saying the central bank should increase rates "sooner rather than later." In...

£5 animal fat bank note: British vegetarians being ‘stupid’ says inventor

Teacher David Solomon says polymer notes contain trifling measures of fat which is likewise found in candles and cleanser The new five pound note is...

Dollar Technicals are Stretched, but Fundamental Shift Underway

The US dollar has recorded its best two-week performance since Reagan was President.  There has been a sea change.  Although the low in global yields...

Week Ahead – Eurozone PMIs and Japan inflation in focus in quiet week

With the dollar rally showing no sign of abating, expectations of US fiscal and monetary policy could continue to set the market theme in...

Forex Weekly Outlook November 21-25

The US dollar continued marching forward, accompanied by clear hints of a rate hike. US Durable Goods Orders, UK GDP and the all-important FOMC Meeting...

Thursday Sector Leaders: Manufacturing, Trucking Stocks

In trading on Thursday, manufacturing shares were relative leaders, up on the day by about 4.6%. Leading the group were shares of Envivio (ENVI),...
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The Best Bonds for 2016

As the Federal Reserve gets ready to finally raise interest rates, and fear and loathing reach a fever pitch in bond-land, I am reminded...