Professor of Public Affairs and Economics at the University of Wisconsin
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Menzie David Chinn is a professor of public affairs and economics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He, along with James Hamilton, are co-authors of Econbrowser, a weblog on current macroeconomic ... more

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Term Spreads In 2018: An Annotated History
The 10 year-3 month spread ended below 1%, in the absence of safe haven effects. The 10 year-2 year spread ended at 0.35%.
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As A Social Scientist, I Thank Mr. Trump: Trade Policy Edition
To my knowledge, no soybean market-moving information was released between 8 PM or so and 10 PM Eastern time.
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Round Two For US-China Trade?
If Mr. Trump were to impose an additional $200 billion worth of imports covered, then China would be hard pressed to retaliate in a direct fashion, US exports to China are less than $250 billion.
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Trump Asks USTR To…”Identify $200 Billion In Chinese Goods For Additional Tariffs At 10% Rate”
Miffed that the Chinese responded in kind to imposition of tariffs on $50B of goods on Friday, here's what Trump wants now.
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Explaining The Soybean Selloff: Ag Conditions, The Dollar, Or Tariff Fears?
The dollar appreciation in the last few weeks could be tagged as the culprit for the soybean price decline.
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Soybean Futures In Free Fall: Front And Back Months
Does it makes a difference to look at front month or back month futures in discerning the impact of news on soybean prices? The answer is no.
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FXE Euro Currency Trust
UDN PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bearish Fund
UUP PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund
XHB SPDR S&P HMBLDRS IDX FND
XLF Financial Select Sector SPDR

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45 Years Of Nominal Soybean Prices
Chart covering 45 years of nominal soybean prices.

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University of California, Berkeley
PhD
Economics

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