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As Merkel Falls, Will Bunds and Treasuries Follow?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, under intense political pressure to her leadership, is stepping down as party leader. How will Bunds and Treasuries

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Could a Severe Equities Selloff Prolong Economic Expansion?

Could a sharp pullback in equities help to prolong the U.S. economic expansion and thus delay the onset of any recession? We look to the…

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Oil: Six Major Themes to Watch Over the Next Few Years

Six key themes could drive the energy market over the long term, and they include U.S. oil exports, electric cars and shifts to natural gas…

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Euro’s Fate May Be In Italy’s Hand

The euro could rise against the U.S. dollar if Italy’s government abandons its plan for tax cuts and spending increases that could widen the

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How Will Rising Interest Rates Impact Growing Budget Deficit?

The U.S. budget deficit has grown rapidly amid increased government spending and massive tax cuts. Will rising interest rates widen the deficit

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