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Irish Decision Will Raise Stakes to Resolve Transatlantic Data Trade

We can expect a decision very soon from the High Court of Ireland on last summer’s Irish Data Protection Commission (“IDPC”) decision that placed serious impediments in the way of using “standard contractual clauses” (SCC) to transfer data across the Atlantic. That decision, coupled with […]

EUR/USD Falls as US Dollar Strengthens

EUR/USD Falls as US Dollar Strengthens March 30, 2021 by Vladimir Vyun EUR/USD fell today amid the broad-based dollar strength. Market analysts explained the good performance of the US currency by rising US Treasury yields. As for macroeconomic reports released in the United States during […]

EUR/USD Rises, Struggles to Keep Gains

EUR/USD Rises, Struggles to Keep Gains March 31, 2021 by Vladimir Vyun EUR/USD rose today but struggled to keep gains. US macroeconomic data released over the trading session seems to have a limited impact on the moves of the currency pair. ADP employment rose by […]

EUR/USD Rises Following Jobless Claims Report

EUR/USD Rises Following Jobless Claims Report April 1, 2021 by Vladimir Vyun EUR/USD rose today. Some market analysts explained the rally by the bigger-than-expected number of jobless claims in the United States dragging the dollar down. But the currency pair has been rising even before […]

EUR/USD Volatile After NFP, Traders Flat Afterward

EUR/USD Volatile After NFP, Traders Flat Afterward April 2, 2021 by Vladimir Vyun EUR/USD has been trading in a range on Friday. The currency pair demonstrated huge swings between gains and losses immediately after the release of US nonfarm payrolls but ultimately did not move […]

Four Reasons to Reject Neo-Brandeisian Critiques of the Consumer Welfare Approach to Antitrust

In the battle of ideas, it is quite useful to be able to brandish clear and concise debating points in support of a proposition, backed by solid analysis. Toward that end, in a recent primer about antitrust law published by the Mercatus Center, I advance […]

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Mar 29 — Apr 2, 2021)

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Mar 29 — Apr 2, 2021) March 27, 2021 by Andriy Moraru EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1536 1.1649 1.1721 1.1834 1.1906 1.2019 1.2091 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup […]

The FTC Did Not ‘Fumble the Future’ in Its Google Search Investigation

Politico has released a cache of confidential Federal Trade Commission (FTC) documents in connection with a series of articles on the commission’s antitrust probe into Google Search a decade ago. The headline of the first piece in the series argues the FTC “fumbled the future” […]

EUR/USD Flat Despite Positive US Macro Reports

EUR/USD Flat Despite Positive US Macro Reports March 25, 2021 by Vladimir Vyun EUR/USD has been trading flat during Thursday’s trading. While the currency pair dipped following the release of better-than-expected reports on GDP and unemployment claims, it bounced afterward, trading near the opening level […]

Committee Prepares to Grill Tech CEOS, but It Is the First Amendment That Could Get Torched

In what has become regularly scheduled programming on Capitol Hill, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and Google CEO Sundar Pichai will be subject to yet another round of congressional grilling—this time, about the platforms’ content-moderation policies—during a March 25 joint hearing of […]