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The Greenback Continues to Trade Heavily

April 14, 2021
Overview:  US officials called for a pause in the J&J vaccine, and the company has delayed the roll out in Europe.  The market seems to be looking past what appears to be an abundance of caution that now looks to last a few days.  Risk-taking appetites have barely been impacted.  Most equity markets are firmer today.  In the Asia Pacific regio…
The Greenback Continues to Trade Heavily The Greenback Continues to Trade Heavily Reviewed by Marc Chandler on April 14, 2021 Rating: 5
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China's Expansion Does not Prevent Deflation

February 10, 2021
Overview:  Despite a soft close in US indices yesterday, global shares are on the march again today.  Led by China and Hong Kong, most large markets in the Asia Pacific region advanced today.  Officials gave approval for a new game from Tencent, which helped lift the Hang Seng.  Europe's Dow Jones Stoxx 600 slipped fractionally yesterday but h…
China's Expansion Does not Prevent Deflation  China's Expansion Does not Prevent Deflation Reviewed by Marc Chandler on February 10, 2021 Rating: 5
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Oil's Slides before Steadying, while Easing of Lockdowns Support Risk-Taking Oil's Slides before Steadying, while Easing of Lockdowns Support Risk-Taking Reviewed by Marc Chandler on April 28, 2020 Rating: 5
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The Greenback Slips in Subdued Activity

February 12, 2020
Overview: Investors appear to be increasingly looking past the latest coronavirus from China as new afflictions slow. Despite the soggy close of US equities yesterday, Asia Pacific bourses are nearly all higher, led by more than 1% gains in Singapore and Thailand. The Dow Jones Stoxx 600 is at new record highs, led by consumer discretionary and ma…
The Greenback Slips in Subdued Activity The Greenback Slips in Subdued Activity Reviewed by Marc Chandler on February 12, 2020 Rating: 5
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Whiff of Inflation in the Air

December 19, 2019
Overview: It is risky to read too much into the price action in holiday-thin markets, but inflation fears are beginning to surface. The price of January WTI is around $61, having tested $50 a barrel in Q3. The CRB Index made new highs for the year yesterday and is up almost 9% for the year. The US yield curve (2-10 year) has been steepening after …
Whiff of Inflation in the Air Whiff of Inflation in the Air Reviewed by Marc Chandler on December 19, 2019 Rating: 5
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Central Bank Meetings and Flash PMI Reports, but It's Over except for the Shouting Central Bank Meetings and Flash PMI Reports, but It's Over except for the Shouting Reviewed by Marc Chandler on December 14, 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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Equities Waiver, the Dollar Does Not

April 25, 2019
Overview:  After closing at record highs on Tuesday, the S&P 500 slipped yesterday, and the Dow Jones Stoxx 600 snapped an eight-session advance.  Asia followed suit, with the Shanghai Composite posting its biggest loss (~2.4%) in over a month.  It is off about 4.6% this week, which if sustained tomorrow, would be the largest loss in six month…
Equities Waiver, the Dollar Does Not Equities Waiver, the Dollar Does Not Reviewed by Marc Chandler on April 25, 2019 Rating: 5
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Several Developments ahead of the ECB meeting

April 27, 2017
The ECB meeting and the press conference that follows it is the main event.  However, it has had to compete with the Bank of Japan and Riksbank meetings, as well as the further reflection of the tax reform proposals by the Trump Administration yesterday.  Also, after a misdirection over pulling out of NAFTA entirely, the US has now signaled its in…
Several Developments ahead of the ECB meeting Several Developments ahead of the ECB meeting Reviewed by Marc Chandler on April 27, 2017 Rating: 5
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