WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, said on Friday that he was “happy” to testify before the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee as part of a congressional investigation of the Trump presidency.
The most simple is to hope the price keeps going up, but there are a number of more sophisticated trading strategies. Most of these revolve around ensuring the cost of funding is even lower than that of the yields, for example, by using swap markets or currency forwards. In many cases, the shape of the curve is just as important as the outright yield level.
“It is better to be early and aggressive if you see a slowdown than wait until you’re sure the economy is in recession,” he told CNN in an interview on Thursday. “We don’t know yet, are we headed for a recession. That’s not my base-case scenario. But the risks have increased quite a bit.”
“Having dinner tonight with Tim Cook of Apple. They will be spending vast sums of money in the U.S. Great!” Trump, who is on a working vacation at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, said in a Twitter message.
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TOKYO (Reuters) – The dollar held onto gains on Friday after a surge in U.S. retail sales eased concerns about the world’s top economy, but traders cautioned against reading too much into one piece of data given the growing risks to the outlook.
Real estate had the largest annual gain last year since 2008, solidifying its position as the biggest segment of the U.S. economy, reflecting the evolution of America Inc. since the depths of the great recession a decade ago. Manufacturing remained third in importance.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge in California on Friday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Volkswagen AG (DE:VOWG_p) to resolve a civil suit stemming from its Dieselgate emissions scandal.
By 3:30 AM ET (0730 GMT) the dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of developed market currencies, was at 98.078, up 0.1% from late Thursday in the U.S. and on track for a gain of around 0.7% on the week.