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Treasury Battle, the Dollar and Oil Share the Stage

In What We're Watching by Global View Team

Uncertainty reigns as markets face President Trump’s first week. Nowhere can this be seen more than in the U.S. Treasury and currency markets where traders take opposite sides. Oil continues to rise as OPEC and Russian production cuts take hold. The impact on inflation, currencies and the bond market could be significant as these forces meet.

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What We’re Watching: Trump & China, OPEC & The Fed

In What We're Watching by Global View Team

President-elect Trump stepped up his negotiations with China by questioning the “one-China” policy this weekend. Saudi Arabia surprised on the oil deal by suggesting they would lower production even further short-term. The Fed meets this week and is widely expected to raise the Fed funds rate.