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The Dollar: Don't Get too Far Ahead of the Story

June 26, 2022
The most important development in foreign exchange probably took place in the interest rate market last week. A series of disappointing US economic data and the Fed's "unconditional" commitment to rein in inflation have heightened concerns that economic weakness will limit the Fed's ability to hike rates. Specifically, for the fi…
The Dollar: Don't Get too Far Ahead of the Story The Dollar: Don't Get too Far Ahead of the Story Reviewed by Marc Chandler on June 26, 2022 Rating: 5
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The End Game Approaches

June 25, 2022
The pendulum of market sentiment swings dramatically.  It has swung from nearly everyone and their sister complaining that the Federal Reserve was lagging behind the surge in prices to fear of a recession.  On June 15, at the conclusion of the last FOMC meeting, the swaps market priced in a 4.60% terminal Fed funds rate.  That seemed like a stretc…
The End Game Approaches The End Game Approaches Reviewed by Marc Chandler on June 25, 2022 Rating: 5
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Risk Appetites Improve Ahead of the Weekend

June 24, 2022
Overview: Equities are higher and bonds lower as the week's activity winds down. Asia Pacific markets rallied, paced by more than 2% gains in Hong Kong and South Korea. Japan's Nikkei rallied more than 1%, as did China's CSI 300. Most of the large markets but South Korea and Taiwan advanced this week, though only China and Hong Kong ar…
Risk Appetites Improve Ahead of the Weekend Risk Appetites Improve Ahead of the Weekend Reviewed by Marc Chandler on June 24, 2022 Rating: 5
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Risk Appetites are Fickle

June 22, 2022
Overview: Yesterday’s strong US equity gains failed to carry over into today’s session. Japanese and Australian shares fared the best among the large Asia Pacific market, with the Nikkei off less than 0.4% and the ASX off less than 0.25%. However, China’s markets were off more than 1%, while Taiwan and South Korea indices slumped more than 2%. Ind…
Risk Appetites are Fickle Risk Appetites are Fickle Reviewed by Marc Chandler on June 22, 2022 Rating: 5
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Equities Jump, Dollar Slips, and European Yields Drop

June 21, 2022
Overview: Stocks are rallying. Nearly all the large bourses in the Asia Pacific region rose with China being the noted exception. In Europe, the Stoxx 600 is up over 1% to post gains for the third consecutive session, the longest advance this month. US futures are up around 2% as they return from yesterday’s holiday. While the US 10-year yield has…
Equities Jump, Dollar Slips, and European Yields Drop Equities Jump, Dollar Slips, and European Yields Drop Reviewed by Marc Chandler on June 21, 2022 Rating: 5
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US Holiday Facilitates Consolidative Tone

June 20, 2022
Overview: Most equity markets in the Asia Pacific region lost ground today. China’s Shenzhen, Hong Kong, and India were notable exceptions. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index is at its lowest level since June 2020. Europe’s Stoxx 600 is forging a base ahead of 4000 and is trading quietly with a small upside bias. The French stock market lagging after Mac…
US Holiday Facilitates Consolidative Tone US Holiday Facilitates Consolidative Tone Reviewed by Marc Chandler on June 20, 2022 Rating: 5
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