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Dollar Given Reprieve Ahead of Employment Report

January 05, 2018
As the US dollar finished last year, so too did it begin the New Year, and after extending its losses, the bears have paused.   Technical factors had been stretched, but it appears to have been old-fashioned macroeconomic considerations to have helped the dollar to move off the mat. 
Quickly summarized, these considerations are a larger than expect…
Dollar Given Reprieve Ahead of Employment Report Dollar Given Reprieve Ahead of Employment Report Reviewed by Marc Chandler on January 05, 2018 Rating: 5
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Italian Election--Two Months and Counting

January 04, 2018
Germany does not have a government, though the election was more than three months ago.  Spain, Portugal, and Ireland have minority governments.  Austria is the first government since the financial crisis to include the populist right.  The EU is trying to press the Visegrad group of central European countries to conform to the values of Western E…
Italian Election--Two Months and Counting Italian Election--Two Months and Counting Reviewed by Marc Chandler on January 04, 2018 Rating: 5
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Greenback Continues to Consolidate Recent Losses

January 04, 2018
The US dollar is sporting a softer profile across the board, though remaining largely in the ranges seen over the past couple of sessions.  At the same time, the news stream suggests that the global synchronized growth cycle strengthened late last year and is bound to carry over into the New Year. 
The mostly firm manufacturing PMIs are being joine…
Greenback Continues to Consolidate Recent Losses Greenback Continues to Consolidate Recent Losses Reviewed by Marc Chandler on January 04, 2018 Rating: 5
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Cool Video: Is the Third Major Dollar Rally Since Bretton Woods Over?

January 04, 2018
To many, the question about the fate of the third major dollar rally since the end of Bretton Woods was resolved last year.  The dollar fell broadly.  It marked the end the greenback's ride higher.  
However, I remain less convinced that this is really the case.   And that is what I discuss in this three-minute clip from Bloomberg's What…
Cool Video: Is the Third Major Dollar Rally Since Bretton Woods Over? Cool Video:  Is the Third Major Dollar Rally Since Bretton Woods Over?  Reviewed by Marc Chandler on January 04, 2018 Rating: 5
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