Surging greenback could help press pause on dollar-denominated commodities

Interest rates were increased by 50 basis points in an early-May Fed meeting, and there was strong insinuation the move would be followed by another hike of 50 points at the June meeting and perhaps several more later this year. Higher yield is attracting [...]

Proposed EU ban on Russian oil imports unsettles markets

The start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine was quickly followed by the suspension of final permitting and approval of the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline intended to bring Russian natural gas directly to Germany. This past week, the European Commission proposed a [...]

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