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Euro Tiptoes Higher as ECB Eyed

Euro Tiptoes Higher as ECB Eyed

The euro extended gains on Tuesday on growing expectations that any concerns the European Central Bank flags about its strengthening at a meeting this week will have a limited impact. “Any attempt to jawbone the currency lower by the ECB will be limited in its impact...
US Shares Hike Modestly, Euro Dips

US Shares Hike Modestly, Euro Dips

US shares rose modestly and European stocks were little changed on Thursday as investors digested testimony from former FBI Director James Comey before a Senate panel, while the euro fell after the European Central Bank kept interest rates on hold and oil prices...
Reasons to Like the Euro Again

Reasons to Like the Euro Again

It’s always worth re-evaluating one’s views, and my latest revision is that the euro currency is better and less vulnerable than I had thought. I still believe its creation and later expansion were mistakes, but I now see them as much smaller mistakes than before....
Greece’s Euro Membership Looks Vulnerable Again

Greece’s Euro Membership Looks Vulnerable Again

Greece is caught in a spat between its major creditors. On one side is the International Monetary Fund, which says “significant debt relief” is needed. On the other are the euro-zone institutions, insisting on a primary budget surplus of 3.5 percent of...