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Great Graphic: Young American Adults Living at Home

August 30, 2017
This Great Graphic caught our eye (h/t to Gregor Samsa @macromon).  It comes from the US Census Department, and shows, by state, the percentage of young American adults (18-34 year-olds).
The top map is a snap shot of from 2005.  A little more than  a quarter of this cohort lived at home.  A decade later, and on the other side of the Great Financia…
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Cool Video: CNBC Clip Tactical and Strategic Dollar Outlook

August 30, 2017
I appeared on CNBC earlier today to talk about the dollar.  I was given the time to briefly sketch out my view of the dollar.  Near-term, I am concerned about the political and economic events in September,  but I am looking for a better Q4 for the greenback. 
I have not given up the idea that the dollar's pullback this year is a correction to …
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US Dollar Recovery Extended

August 30, 2017
The US dollar recovery that began in North American yesterday continued to in Asia and Europe.  The geopolitical anxiety sparked by North Korea's missile over Japan subsided The US response was seen as measured and tempered.  North Korea indicated that the missile test was to protest the annual military exercises of the US, South Korea and o…
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Grokking the Yen

August 29, 2017
The strength of the Japanese yen puzzles many observers.   North Korea's missile test flew over Japan for the first time in a year.  Why would investors buy the yen on such news?
There are two types of buying that may be confused.  There is the normal buying, which is to increase the exposure to a particular instrument.  This is what most peopl…
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Dollar Losses Accelerate After North Korea Sends Missile over Japan

August 29, 2017
A brief period of quiet, which some may have confused with a change in posture, North Korea followed up the weekend's test of three ballistic missiles with what appears to have been an intermediate missile that flew over Japan.  South Korea responded with its own symbolic display of force by dropping bombs by the DMZ. 
In recent notes, we have…
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