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Setback for the Greenback

October 10, 2019
Overview: Conflicting headlines about US-China trade whipsawed the markets in Asia, but when things settled down, perhaps, like the partial deal that has been hinted, net-net little has changed. Asian equities were mixed, with the Nikkei, China's indices, and HK gaining, while most of the others slipped lower. The 0.9% gain in the S&P 500 …
Setback for the Greenback Setback for the Greenback Reviewed by Marc Chandler on October 10, 2019 Rating: 5
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Markets Calm(er)

September 17, 2019
Overview: Oil prices have stabilized after yesterday's surge.  Both Brent and WTI are holding on to around $7-$8 a barrel gain. Equity markets are mixed.  Some are attributing the losses in Asia Pacific outside of Japan (Nikkei rose its highest level since late April), Korea and Australia to the rise in oil prices.  European shares opened lowe…
Markets Calm(er) Markets Calm(er) Reviewed by Marc Chandler on September 17, 2019 Rating: 5
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Turn Around Tuesday

September 10, 2019
Overview: The momentum from the end of last week carried into yesterday's activity, but the momentum began fading.  Today, equities were mixed in Asia Pacific and weaker in Europe. The Dow Jones Stoxx 600 reversed lower yesterday and is slipped further today.  The S&P 500 may gap lower at the open.  US 10-year yields are a little softer af…
Turn Around Tuesday Turn Around Tuesday Reviewed by Marc Chandler on September 10, 2019 Rating: 5
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Brexit becomes a Dog's Breakfast as Dollar's Correction Continues

September 05, 2019
Overview:The Dollar Index fell the most in three months yesterday and is experiencing mild follow-through selling today.  With hopes that Hong Kong has turned a corner, news that in-person US-China talks will resume next month, and a no-deal Brexit is well on the way to being averted, investor risk appetites are robust today.  Global equities are …
Brexit becomes a Dog's Breakfast as Dollar's Correction Continues Brexit becomes a Dog's Breakfast as Dollar's Correction Continues Reviewed by Marc Chandler on September 05, 2019 Rating: 5
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Markets Steady as China Pushes Forward

May 07, 2019
Overview: News that the US tariff escalation did not scupper trade talks with China has helped the global capital markets stabilize today.  China's Vice Premier Liu He is still leading a delegation to the US.  Most Asian equities recouped part of yesterday's losses, including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia, and Singapore.  Japanese an…
Markets Steady as China Pushes Forward Markets Steady as China Pushes Forward Reviewed by Marc Chandler on May 07, 2019 Rating: 5
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Trump Walks Away from North Korea. Should Beijing Worry?

February 28, 2019
Overview:  News that the US-North Korean summit ended abruptly without an agreement spurred losses in equities and gains in the Swiss franc and Japanese yen.  US President Trump willingness to walk away from the talks is important in and of itself, but it also sends a warning not to go all in on a US-China trade agreement that could also sour at t…
Trump Walks Away from North Korea. Should Beijing Worry? Trump Walks Away from North Korea. Should Beijing Worry?  Reviewed by Marc Chandler on February 28, 2019 Rating: 5
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Investors Need Fresh Incentives

February 19, 2019
Overview: Activity in the global capital markets is subdued as investors await fresh developments. New wording for the Irish backstop apparently is being drafted.  US-China trade talks resume.  No decision has been made on US auto tariffs, but European and Japanese officials seem to be playing down the threat.  Separately, BOJ' Kuroda said the…
Investors Need Fresh Incentives Investors Need Fresh Incentives Reviewed by Marc Chandler on February 19, 2019 Rating: 5
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Dollar Buying Pressure Subsides

February 12, 2019
Overview:  The Dollar Index's eight-day advance is in jeopardy. Although the greenback recorded new highs against some major currencies, the momentum appears to be stalling.  The news stream is constructive as a compromise seems to have been reached to avoid another US government shutdown, and there is some optimism that the US and China will …
Dollar Buying Pressure Subsides Dollar Buying Pressure Subsides Reviewed by Marc Chandler on February 12, 2019 Rating: 5
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Dollar Starts New Week on Firm Note

February 11, 2019
Overview:  Lifted by the re-opening of Chinese markets after the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, global equities are trading firmer.  Outside of Japanese markets that were closed, the large markets in Asia--China, Taiwan, South Korea, and Hong Kong advanced.  European bourses are following suit, and the Dow Jones Stoxx 600 is up more than three-…
Dollar Starts New Week on Firm Note Dollar Starts New Week on Firm Note Reviewed by Marc Chandler on February 11, 2019 Rating: 5
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