Insights

Japanese Yen & the Nikkei

06/17/2013
Joe Terranova
On May 22, 2013, the Japanese yen (Figure 1.1) traded to 103.74, its lowest level since October 3, 2008.

FOMC Meeting Expectations

06/16/2013
Joe Terranova
This Tuesday, June 18, the FOMC holds its fourth meeting for 2013.

May Labor Report

06/07/2013
Joe Terranova
This morning the U.S. Labor Department released the May employment report.

May ISM Weakens

06/04/2013
Joe Terranova
On Monday morning, June 3, the Institute for Supply Management reported the U.S. May ISM Manufacturing Index (Figure 1.1) at 49.0.

Weekend Asian Data Looks Better

06/03/2013
Joe Terranova
The month of June begins with two important economic releases from Asia.

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