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The Dollar may Need more than a Strong Employment Report

July 30, 2017
The tide of sentiment has turned against the dollar.  The enthusiasm seen in the second part of last year,  when the real broad trade weighted dollar rose in seven of the last eight months have been put into reverse.  This measure of the dollar is set to record its seventh consecutive monthly decline this year, among the longest such runs in the m…
The Dollar may Need more than a Strong Employment Report The Dollar may Need more than a Strong Employment Report Reviewed by Marc Chandler on July 30, 2017 Rating: 5
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Speculators Continue to Pour into Australian and Canadian Dollar Futures

July 29, 2017
Speculators were active in the currency futures in the CFTC reporting week ending July 25.  In particular, speculative sentiment continues to be drawn to the Canadian and Australian dollars. 
Almost 10.5k contracts were added the to gross long Canadian dollar futures position, which lifted it to 70.4k contracts.  It was near 29k contracts at the en…
Speculators Continue to Pour into Australian and Canadian Dollar Futures Speculators Continue to Pour into Australian and Canadian Dollar Futures Reviewed by Marc Chandler on July 29, 2017 Rating: 5
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The Dollar Set to Close the Month Lower Against all Majors, save the Swiss franc The Dollar Set to Close the Month Lower Against all Majors, save the Swiss franc Reviewed by Marc Chandler on July 29, 2017 Rating: 5
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Emerging Markets: What has Changed

July 28, 2017
(from my colleague Dr. Win Thin)

Indonesia’s parliament approved a revised budget for 2017 that sees a wider deficit.Pakistan’s Supreme Court has ousted Prime Minister Sharif.Polish President Duda vetoed portions of the judicial reform bill submitted by the Law and Justice party.The European Commission (EC) is preparing possible…
Emerging Markets: What has Changed Emerging Markets:  What has Changed Reviewed by Marc Chandler on July 28, 2017 Rating: 5
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Dollar and Equities Closing Week on Heavy Note

July 28, 2017
The US dollar is mostly lower, though one of the features of recent days has been the dramatic slide of the Swiss franc, and that is continuing today.  The franc is off another 0.5% today, to bring its weekly loss to a sharp 2.5%. The euro finished last week near CHF1.1030 and is now near CHF1.1370; its highest level since the cap was lifted in mi…
Dollar and Equities Closing Week on Heavy Note Dollar and Equities Closing Week on Heavy Note Reviewed by Marc Chandler on July 28, 2017 Rating: 5
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