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Greenback Ticks Up in Cautious Activity

November 28, 2017
The US dollar is consolidating its recent losses with a small upside bias.  What promises to be an eventful week has begun with the Bank of England stress test and the publication of the Fed's Powell prepared remarks for his confirmation hearing to succeed Yellen as Chair.  


Unlike last year, this year's BOE stress test saw all seven banks …
Greenback Ticks Up in Cautious Activity Greenback Ticks Up in Cautious Activity Reviewed by Marc Chandler on November 28, 2017 Rating: 5
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Thinking about Interest Rates

November 27, 2017
The US two-year yield has risen nearly 57 bp so far this year.  The Federal Reserve has hiked rates twice and is poised to raise the Fed funds target rate again in a few weeks.  The 10-year yield has fallen 11 bp.  The decline in the 10-year yield seems counter-intuitive and many worry that if it continues, it may signal a recession.  To be sure, …
Thinking about Interest Rates Thinking about Interest Rates Reviewed by Marc Chandler on November 27, 2017 Rating: 5
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Slow Start to Busy Week

November 27, 2017
The US dollar is narrowly mixed and is largely consolidating last week's losses as the market waits for this week's numerous events that may impact the investment climate.  These include the likelihood of the US Senate vote on tax reform, preliminary eurozone November CPI, a vote of confidence (or lack thereof) in the deputy PM in Ireland,…
Slow Start to Busy Week Slow Start to Busy Week Reviewed by Marc Chandler on November 27, 2017 Rating: 5
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