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Policy Dilemma Eases

June 16, 2006
US data in recent days helped ease concern that the economy is not strong enough to withstand the kind of tightening the Federal Reserve may need to enact in order to return inflation and inflation expectations back within officials comfort zone. And make no mistake about it, the pendulum of market sentiment has swung hard, abandoning the one and …
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How Now Greenback

June 09, 2006
We can identify thee main considerations when trying to ascertain the near-term outlook for the US dollar: market positioning, interest rates and the G7/IMF. Let’s review each, but to cut to the chase, the first two seem dollar supportive, though the third may exert pressure in the other direction.
Market Positioning
The market had amassed substanti…
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Strong Dollar in Word, Benign Neglect in Deed

June 02, 2006
The disappointing May employment data caught the market wrong-footed. The pricing of the July Fed funds futures contract had implied almost a 75% chance of a 25 bp hike later this month prior to the data and the combination of weaker than expected payroll growth and a moderate rise in hourly earnings have seen the odds fall toward 40%. As one woul…
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Fed Dilema Resolved; Treasury's Just Beginning

May 26, 2006
Prior the US April jobs data, the Fed funds futures had been straddling the fence, with a roughly 50/50 chance of a hike/pause. The weaker than expected job growth resolves the dilemma and shifts the odds convincingly toward a pause. The Federal Reserve will signal to the market next week that it is prepared to pause, barring significant surprises…
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Inflation Pause at the Fed's Pause

May 19, 2006
Over the past six months, we have warned that the market has consistently under-estimated the magnitude and duration of the Federal Reserve’s monetary tightening cycle. Unwaveringly we forecast Fed funds to be at least at 5.5% by the end of this year and we recognized upside risks to our scenario. We had thought that the Fed would pause in June an…
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