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US Dollar Mixed to Start the Week

December 09, 2013
The diverging performance of the US dollar is evident today.  Its weakness is concentrated against the euro and sterling.  It is firm against the dollar bloc and yen.  It is mixed against the emerging market currencies. 

US Treasuries are steady after seemingly counter-intuitively firming a bit after the stronger than expected jobs data before the…
US Dollar Mixed to Start the Week US Dollar Mixed to Start the Week Reviewed by Marc Chandler on December 09, 2013 Rating: 5
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Currency Positioning and Technical Outlook: Dollar and Yen Downside Risks Persist Currency Positioning and Technical Outlook:  Dollar and Yen Downside Risks Persist Reviewed by Marc Chandler on November 30, 2013 Rating: 5
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Dollar Consolidates Gains

July 08, 2013
Asian participants initially tried to extend the US dollar's pre-weekend losses found little satisfaction. This seemed to encourage momentum traders in Europe to pare back long dollar exposure. However, North American traders may take advantage pullback to get on underlying trend.
The MSCI Asia Pacific Index slumped 1.75% and appears techn…
Dollar Consolidates Gains Dollar Consolidates Gains Reviewed by Marc Chandler on July 08, 2013 Rating: 5
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Korea Complains the Loudest about Japan Ahead of G8 meeting

June 03, 2013
South Korea's finance minister and deputy prime minister has called upon the G8 for coordinated response to mitigate the impact of what Japan calls quantitative and qualitative easing. 
Fat chance.  For several years, Japan has been harangued to reflate the world's second largest economy. It appears to be finally doing so, and Prime Mini…
Korea Complains the Loudest about Japan Ahead of G8 meeting Korea Complains the Loudest about Japan Ahead of G8 meeting Reviewed by Marc Chandler on June 03, 2013 Rating: 5
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Dollar Heavy, Sterling Leads Charge

April 25, 2013
A shift in the news stream, with more disappointing US economic news and some positive developments in Europe seemed to have begun weighing on the dollar and that shift has been solidified today. Although the dollar extended yesterday's pullback in Asia, it was the stronger than expected UK GDP pushed it through support.  
The UK is the firs…
Dollar Heavy, Sterling Leads Charge Dollar Heavy, Sterling Leads Charge Reviewed by Marc Chandler on April 25, 2013 Rating: 5
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Yuan and Won: Now this is New

December 05, 2012
There has been much fanfare over the swap lines that China's central bank has established with numerous countries.  Many observers see those lines as evidence of the internationalization of the yuan and its increasing importance in the global economy.  
We were somewhat more skeptical, recognizing that the swap lines were not being used.   It…
Yuan and Won: Now this is New Yuan and Won:  Now this is New Reviewed by Marc Chandler on December 05, 2012 Rating: 5
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