Global inflation? Robust. US Retail Sales and the Dollar? Not so much.

How'd they do that? China reported inflation of 4.9%, well below forecasts.

In Britain, though, 4% inflation is leading to rate-hike talk - and even some opining that


it might not have been been such a bad idea to have the euro all this time. At least somebody's not down on the euro's handlers.

Speaking of euro handlers, they've been very busy talking and not deciding things. Again. Too bad for Portugal.

The FX trading investigation reveals that - oops - pension fund managers weren't checking their trading receipts too well.

U.S. retail sales were only so-so and the dollar is wobbly.


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