Canada’s dollar climbed to the strongest level since January and the nation’s bonds fell as a gauge of inflation exceeded the central bank’s target for the first time in two years, fueling bets the economy is picking up.
The perjury trial of Barry Bonds may hinge on whether jurors believe the baseball home run king, who claims he didn’t know his trainer was giving him steroids, or Jason Giambi , the former New York Yankee expected to testify he was given the muscle-building drugs by the same trainer.
Colorado Rockies baseball player Jason Giambi and his brother Jeremy told jurors at Barry Bonds ’s perjury trial that they got performance-enhancing drugs from the former San Francisco Giants outfielder’s trainer.
The yen probably won’t gain more than another percentage point or two versus the dollar before reversing course as the Bank of Japan moves closer to open-ended asset purchases, according to Citigroup Inc.’s Greg Anderson.
The jury in the Barry Bonds perjury trial listened to a secret recording of the slugger’s ex-trainer allegedly talking about injecting Bonds with steroids after the panel asked to see a transcript of the conversation in its first full day of deliberations.
Barry Bonds , Major League Baseball’s home-run record holder, used anabolic steroids in 1999, his boyhood friend and former business partner told jurors at the former San Francisco Giants outfielder’s perjury trial.